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Local SEO For Your Small Business

Learn More About Local SEO Recently at Belmont University the Nashville SEO and Internet Marketing Meetup group had a Meetup that layed a solid framework for any small business to get the benefit of local SEO. Here’s a recap of that meetup on Local SEO for small businesses and what steps you need to take to get […]

Local SEO Strategies

If your business is focused on a local area like Nashville, knowing How to Optimize for Local SEO can be an effective and inexpensive strategy to grow your business. Join the Nashville Internet Marketing Group on 3/28 and learn how to optimize for Local SEO. We’ll be meeting on campus at Belmont University in McWhorter […]

Google Drives 6x More Web Visitors than Facebook, Yahoo & Bing Combined

A survey representing over 5,000 local business websites backs up what many of us already knew: Google sends dramatically more traffic than Yahoo, Bing and Facebook combined. The study finds that Google accounts for 58% of visitors to local business websites. It’s closest competitor, Yahoo, sends just 4%. More findings:

Want to Rank Better? Google Warns: Don’t Pay for Reviews

One way for business owners to get better rankings in Google Place Search is to get more positive reviews by consumers. Many businesses have taken advantage of this by offering discounts and free products in exchange for reviews. Google has long stated that it was against their policy to offer incentives for consumer reviews but […]

Find Your Google Place Page

It’s usually pretty easy to find your Google Place Page for your business. Just Google for your company name and your city state. That should pull up a Google SERP that shows a link to your Place Page. If you don’t see it, try adding your zip code to the search. Still not there? Try […]

Website Review: Hydro Pro Pressure Washing Services

At the Nashville SEO Meetup gathering, we did a quick review of the Hydro Pro Pressure Washing Services Google Place Page & website. I’ll review the initial findings we saw together but I stumbled upon a couple major problem when I was able to dig deeper. Read on for more of the story:

Google Place Search SEO

The latest big change in Google Local SEO is Place Search. In a nutshell, Google is significantly changing the Search Engine Results Page (SERP) when they think you’re looking for local information. They experimented with this new SERP layout in August 2010 but the full rollout happened on October 27. If your business has a […]

Google Place Page Changes

There’s 3 significant changes to Google Place Pages today. First, Google has really improved the ease of editing a business listing. It’s easier both for business owners to claim their listing and for others to make community edits to a listing. At the top right, there’s now an obvious checkmark & “Owner-verified listing” if the […]

Google 7 Pack for Web Design Returns

A few weeks ago, Google stopped showing the Google Maps/Local results for some searches like: Sacramento Web Design SEO Memphis TN Marketing Firm Knoxville Ad Agency Lexington KY There was a good discussion on this at Mike Blumenthal’s blog. General consensus was that Google removed them while trying to fix how they were improperly applying […]