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What the Heck is Google Search Console and How Do I Use It?

For your business, the Alphabet company has many tools, especially when marketing your company on – let’s face it – the only important search engine. Making sure your business is present on Google Maps with your Business Listing, monitoring Google Reviews, tracking website traffic with Google Analytics, and even spending money on Google Ads to […]
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Is It a Marketing Problem or a Website Problem? 3 Ways to Tell

Many of our website and SEO consultations start with “There’s a problem with my website.” Sometimes the client has analytics tracking clicks and traffic or is looking at their page ranking – but even more often is that they do not see leads generated from their site. Getting to that root cause opens up questions […]
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Overhauling Your SEO (Part 2 of 2): Content Re-Creation

Once you’ve determined the sources of your website’s issues, it’s time to overhaul your SEO before the problems proliferate. You want to apply measures that will boost your rankings on search engines. Fortunately, there are several ways you can resurrect your website from the depths of obscurity. It can take a fair amount of work […]
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What are Your Best Options for Website SEO Content?

Even with a completed website, your search engine marketing (SEM) shouldn’t end there. Updating existing content by providing a steady stream of blogs, building out your website pages to help with your website SEO content. From there, it’s about finding out your best options, which should be guided by three factors: relevance of content, ease […]
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The 7 Signs That You Need a New Website

There can be a wide gap between the website your business currently has and the website it needs. This isn’t just personal preference: depending on the age, functionality, and content on your website, you could be missing out on more visits, actions, and purchases. While age is the biggest contributing factor (older websites simply don’t […]
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Active Marketing: Why Set-It-and-Forget-It Marketing Doesn’t Work

There a lot of options when it comes to marketing your company, from the necessary (having a website) to the advanced (proper brand reputation management). There are many ways you can do this marketing, depending on how much time and money you have. One thing we’ve seen that universally fails (and can in fact even […]
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How Blogs on Your Website Equal More Website Visits

While my job responsibilities may extend far beyond what a BA in English might ascribe, my first and primary passion is writing content. And my favorite among that has to be writing blogs. Writing in general – and blogs in particular – is a type of content for your website (content in marketing terms means […]
Make the Shift from Reputation Management to Reputation Marketing

Shifting from Reputation Management to Reputation Marketing

Everyone wants their company to be successful. Success can take the form of sales, gross net income, online ratings, and reviews. One feature that can help increase the success of these characteristics would be your business’s brand reputation. Brands and business owners recognize this fact: every day, our reputations are bringing opportunities to our doors or […]
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Industry Specific Website Pages You Need for Your Site

Not all websites are created equal, and not all industries have the same needs. While the basics of a website are usually true between all industries (front, services, about us, and contact page), many industries benefit greatly from additional specialty pages tied to their industries and services. These benefits can include higher page ranking due […]