Promote Your Business on Google Maps

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Your Google Map Listing Is Free! How To Fully Optimize Google My Business In the digital world today, it’s very important to understand why optimizing your online presence is key to your business’s success online. You can optimize your website and Google Ads, but have you thought about your Google business listing? This powerful listing […]

The Truth About PPC Ad Management

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There is a continued debate within companies these days to either outsource or to keep Pay Per Click (PPC) ad management in house. There are many different arguments that support both sides as well as factors to consider. When looking advantages and disadvantages of both sides you can determine which is better for your business as well […]

The Reason Marketing Doesn’t Work

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One of the most difficult aspects about digital marketing or marketing in general is that when you enter a relationship with a client, you aren’t just building them a website or campaigns, you’re actually becoming part of their business.  We realized quickly as an agency that what makes marketing so challenging is the fact that, […]

Google Reviews; the good, the bad, the ugly and the inevitable.

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Every time that we have a speaking engagement we always leave a significant amount of time for questions at the end. Google reviews ALWAYS come up. Reviews are extremely important but there’s no need to fear them. If your business is providing a solid service or product with great customer service, just take a deep […]

Google’s Obsession with Mobile Devices

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Mobile usage of the internet has been steadily increasing due to the fact that our phones and mobile devices continue to upgrade their ease of use.  Once Google began with mobile first indexing we all knew that it was just a matter of time before mobile was the focus. Not only has it become the […]

Yes Your Phone Is Listening +5 2020 SEO Trends

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Google has started the year off with a bang. The entire SEO industy has already seen big changes and we are just a couple weeks into the new year. SEO is not just ranking for keywords or coming up in search results. Instead, think about SEO as getting the most possible organic (qualified) traffic to […]

Santa Claus SEO (SEO that doesn’t really exist)

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Does SEO really exist or is it a make-believe idea that agencies use to make money?  The buzz around SEO (Search Engine Optimization) grew to epic proportions last year.  Look at the trend for the term “SEO” since 2004 on Google Trends (https://trends.google.com).  You’ll see that late in 2017 the interest dropped off.  Unfortunately, there […]

Google, Page Speed Insights and Your Sanity

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Google is relentless.  They make changes so fast and with so little warning that sometimes even as a Google Partnered agency we call our Account Support Agents and they have to put us on hold to get more info on what we call about.  In the past, there was a breather in-between release notes and […]

What Carrie and Destiny’s Child have in common…

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On November 20, 2018 Facebook Ads Manager had servers crash causing over 8 hours of outage. There can be little blips now & again, but never like this. Add that to it all happening just a couple days before Black Friday and Cyber Monday… it couldn’t have come at a worse time. Black Friday and Cyber Monday […]