How to Convert Website Visitors into Paying Customers

6 Essential Elements Every Website Must Have to Convert Visitors into Paying Customers How would you like to have more of your website visitors contacting you to buy your products and services? How would it feel to fill your open business schedule and maximize the number of events you host each week? And what if […]

Why Your Website Needs an SSL Certificate for Security in 2020

Have you ever noticed that some website URLs start with HTTP while others start with HTTPS? Maybe you’ve noticed a tiny lock icon in the top left corner of your browser? What exactly does it all mean? Websites that are HTTPS have an SSL certificate. SS-what? SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer and is a secure […]

3 SEO Tips to Improve Your Keyword Research

Have you heard that improving your SEO will help you get found online more easily? You’ve probably heard that implementing keywords into the content on your website, blog, and URL are key strategies for improving your SEO ranking. However, including the wrong keywords or too many keywords can be just as detrimental. Although you may […]

What are Listings and Why Do They Matter?

Listings are an online summary of essential information for your business that serve as a powerful tool to help customers find you online and in real life. Here’s what you need to know: NAP+W No, we didn’t fall asleep on the keyboard. NAP+W is the acronym that explains all the information that should be included […]

6 Reasons Your Local Business Listings Need to Be Accurate

As a business, how likely is it that potential customers will come through your door? The whole point of an online presence is to entice customers into your store, your leasing office or your showroom so you can convert them to paying customers rather than just browsers online. Further, nothing is more frustrating as a […]

How to Respond to POSITIVE Reviews

A good or bad reputation can mean the difference between a business thriving and expanding, or closing their doors for good. In the digital age, a business’s reputation is controlled by consumers using online review platforms like Yelp, Google and Facebook to announce the quality of their business publicly. The good news is that this […]

How to Respond to NEGATIVE Reviews

Believe it or not, the same premise applies to negative review response as it does to positive reviews. How you respond to a negative review impacts not only the reviewer, but all the sets of eyes that come afterward. Seeing a business handle a particularly challenging review online suggests that management is proud of their […]

The Basics of Online Advertising

How does online advertising help a local business grow? Digital advertising increases awareness—it’s that simple. Digital advertising consists of a range of services, all of which work to promote a business online. More and more businesses are increasing the amount that they spend on digital advertising, and experts like Jamie Turner suggest digital advertising on […]

How to Perform a Local SEO Audit for Your Business in 12 Steps

Businesses on page 2 of the SERP might as well not exist. It sounds harsh but it’s simply the reality that we all need to accept. You know the drill—you want pizza so you get on your phone and do a search. Google presents its top 3 local options in the “Snack Pack” and 10 […]