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SEO

One of the best ways your business can compete with the giants is by showing up first in online search results. Solid search engine optimization (SEO) can make this happen, but it’s not as simple as 1-2-3. Luckily, we’ve got the 4-5-6.

Articles for SEO

Search Engine Ranking Factors for On-Page SEO: in Plain English

Search Engine Ranking Factors for On-Page SEO: in Plain English

The lovely folks at Moz.com recently released their 2015 ranking factors report that surveys search marketers. Although these reports...

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Your Business Needs Google Reviews Now More than Ever

Your Business Needs Google Reviews Now More than Ever

If you search on Google for a location-based business, you have undoubtedly seen what’s called the “seven pack” of...

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Black Hat vs. White Hat SEO [Infographic]

Black Hat vs. White Hat SEO [Infographic]

If you talk to an SEO professional, or simply stand next to one long enough, you’ll inevitably hear the...

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What SEO Used to Be vs. What SEO Is Now [Infographic]

What SEO Used to Be vs. What SEO Is Now [Infographic]

SEO is an ever-changing field, and tactics that worked swimmingly just 5 years ago are now more than likely...

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What You Can Do to Boost Your Content Marketing Now!

What You Can Do to Boost Your Content Marketing Now!

Yes, we’ve all heard the age old digital marketing adage, “Content is King”. This has been proven many times...

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Lessons from #1 Ranked HVAC Company Sites

Lessons from #1 Ranked HVAC Company Sites

A #1 rank in local search doesn’t mean a business has Won the Internet. But it shows that the...

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Your Competition May Not Be Who You Think

Your Competition May Not Be Who You Think

My partners and I did most of our own marketing and advertising for our computer service and web design company,...

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Tips for Optimizing Your Small Business Website [Infographic]

Tips for Optimizing Your Small Business Website [Infographic]

Your small business website needs to look good and have all the information your potential customers are looking for....

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9 Things to Remove from Your Website Right Now

9 Things to Remove from Your Website Right Now

Sometimes it’s the things you REMOVE from your website that can have the most positive impact. If you have...

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What Google Wants in 2015

What Google Wants in 2015

When you have a business website, you quickly learn how important it is to show up well in search results....

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19 Online Marketing Buzzwords Defined

19 Online Marketing Buzzwords Defined

Every industry has its buzzwords, jargon and acronyms and some work their way into general use but can still...

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Year of the Social Media Link

Year of the Social Media Link

Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO, stated last year “At Google, the biggest mistake I made was not anticipating the rise...

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5 SEO Predictions for Local Business Owners in 2015

5 SEO Predictions for Local Business Owners in 2015

If the turbulence of animals (pandas, penguins, pigeons, oh my) from Google in 2014 was any indication to what...

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SEO vs. PPC: What’s Best for Your Local Business?

SEO vs. PPC: What’s Best for Your Local Business?

And what the heck’s the difference anyway? Search engine optimization (SEO) is all the things you do to make...

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The Best of the Dex Media Blog 2014

The Best of the Dex Media Blog 2014

As 2014 comes to an end, it is time to reflect and see what the year meant for local businesses....

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20 Years of Search and SEO [Infographic]

20 Years of Search and SEO [Infographic]

In 1994, WebCrawler was launched, and the world of search got real. It was the first time that users...

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Google is Calling Out Your Mobile-Unfriendly Site

Google is Calling Out Your Mobile-Unfriendly Site

When consumers are looking for something on their mobile phones, they want to find something quickly and they want...

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Dex Media #ThrowbackThursday Local Marketing Advice

Dex Media #ThrowbackThursday Local Marketing Advice

For a Dex Media Throwback Thursday event, we’ve decided to highlight our timeless articles that apply just as much...

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Moving your Business? Don’t forget to pack the Local SEO!

Moving your Business? Don’t forget to pack the Local SEO!

So you’ve had a very good year, and you’ve made enough money to grow your business. The space that...

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Google Penguin Penalty Recovery

Google Penguin Penalty Recovery

Google frequently updates the algorithm they use to determine which web pages show up in search results. A significant...

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Matt Cutts: Why Every Business Owner Online Should Know Who He Is

Matt Cutts: Why Every Business Owner Online Should Know Who He Is

If you own a business that gets referrals from search engines, most notably Google, then you should get to...

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