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Link Building for Local SEO

How do you make sure your local site ranks well in search? There’s no easy answer, which can be frustrating for business owners who have a lot on their plate or link builders who aren’t as familiar with local link building strategies. You might wonder if it’s even worth the hassle. Yes, it is. And…

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Using Schema Markup for Local SEO

If you’ve been paying attention to digital marketing strategies, you might have heard about Schema markups, also called structured data. While the concept isn’t new, it does tend to fly under the radar for many small to medium business owners who have a lot on their plates. Which is good news for you.  Why? Because…

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Optimizing Citations for Local SEO

In the modern world, businesses live and die online. That’s not a well-kept secret. Your largest competitors are going to fight you tooth and nail for the attention of the online audience. How are you going to get your local business noticed in such a crowded commercial atmosphere? The answer comes in the form of…

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Complete but Simple Guide to Local SEO Rankings

Small, local businesses can feel insignificant when compared to giant corporations; however, unlike their global counterparts, local businesses have the ability to target a local market. Through certain local SEO ranking factors (which will be discussed later on), your business can appear in (Snack) Pack Rankings, as well as organic page rankings. Before we dive…

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Part I: How to Select Marketing Channels Based on Your Industry

Industry matters a lot when it comes time to select marketing channels, and the distinction between B2B and B2C businesses is particularly important. Not all channels work for all businesses, and different industries benefit from focusing on different things in their marketing mix. In the first two articles in this series, we covered how your…

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Marketing Automation for Small Business in 2017

This article originally published on SCORE SEPT 11, 2017  As a small business owner, it can be extremely challenging to scale your marketing and sales efforts. Between you and your personnel, there are only so many man-hours in a day, and small businesses typically choose to apply those hours to closing existing opportunities with hot…

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How Small Businesses Can Attract Traffic With Valuable Content Assets

This article originally published on Forbes SEP 14, 2017 @ 08:30 AM Creating high-quality content that has real value to readers but also furthers marketing goals can be a significant challenge for small businesses. Before we get into the how, let’s talk about the what and the why. What’s the premise behind content marketing (aka “inbound marketing”) anyway? What Is…

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How The Wrong Marketing Agency Can Endanger Your Business

This article originally published on Forbes AUG 3, 2017 @ 08:30 AM Most companies start out doing their digital marketing using an in-house team, often on a shoestring budget. The business grows, and you hire more people to handle tasks. Eventually, you start to wonder, could my business grow faster with a real marketing agency? The…

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