How we grew website traffic by 242.21% in 6 months using SILOS & Site Structure SEO

SILOS & SITE STRUCTURE SEO I've been on a mission over the last 6 months or more to clean up our content here at Bipper Media. We had dozens of articles and pages that in essence covered the same topic. And there [...]

2018-05-21T12:20:45+00:00

Voice Search Optimization 2018 – 3 Steps To Optimize Your Website for Voice Search

3 Steps to Optimize Your Website for Voice Search in 2018 and Beyond According to Google, over one-fifth of the searches on Google are voice search. And it's expected that by 2020 (less than 2 years from now), over half of all [...]

2018-02-17T20:34:33+00:00

Why Your Business Isn’t Showing Up in Google Maps (4 Common Reasons)

Why my business isn't showing up in Google MapsAnomalies in Google Maps listings where GMB's are disappearingUpdate:  June 14th, 2018We've recently being see anomalies in local search results where Google Maps listings (GMB listings) are disappearing and all we see are Google organic [...]

2018-06-14T11:55:18+00:00

How To Reach Local Customers in Multiple Cities & Hyper Local Markets

Get your business found in multiple cities The process of getting found in Google search within the city where your have a business address is called local SEO. With the right local SEO strategy in place, customers in your market will find you in [...]

2018-01-17T11:51:27+00:00

Voice Search SEO – Guide To Voice Search for Websites (2018)

Voice search, structured data, & artificial intelligence (AI) is the future, and the future is now. ** Update: June 10th, 2018 -- We've added a new section called The 3 Steps to Optimize Your Website for Voice Search below. Voice search is growing [...]

2018-06-10T08:58:15+00:00

Do More Reviews Equal Higher Rankings in Google Local Search?

One question I get on a regular basis is can getting more reviews help increase my rankings in Google local search? In my 10 years of experience working in the local SEO space, and working directly or indirectly with hundreds of local businesses, I [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:13+00:00

Increase Local Search Traffic With Long Tail Keyword Phrases

Local Long Tail Keyword Phrases We saw an interesting thing happen with one of our long standing local SEO clients. Since building a strong foundation of location authority with local pages for this client, they've been ranking well for their targeted keyword phrases [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:13+00:00

Vertical Directories & Local SEO: How To Connect To Your Best Customers in Google Local Search Results

Google search results are designed to find the best content for any given query.  If someone searches a broad phrase such as dentist, they will get a mix of general search results based on dentists in their geographic market.  But when a more granular search [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:13+00:00

Improve Google Local Rankings: 3 Factors That Influence Your Presence

Improve Google Local Rankings Google local rankings are a primary revenue source for small and local business, and also for big brands with a local presence.   There are over 4,000 Wal-Mart stores in the U.S., each one servicing a local customer and [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:13+00:00

SEO en Español – How to Reach the Hispanic Market in Google Search

One of the most overlooked SEO strategies in Google search is SEO en Español.   With just over 17% of the population in the U.S., the hispanic latino market represents a substantial opportunity for businesses to reach new customers who are actively searching in [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:14+00:00

Law Firm Website SSL Security Alert: Starting October, Google To Show NOT SECURE Warnings

Law Firm Websites Should Upgrade to SSL Security Now! Starting October 2017, Google just announced they will start forcing SSL (website secured browsing) on all websites that have forms. Here's the notification that Google released about an hour ago: Chrome (version 62) will [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:14+00:00

Law Firm Directory SEO: Get NOLO Free With Subscription to Martindale / Lawyers.com

Law Firm Directory SEO Strategy Last week, as we were building backlink and citation resources for one of our law firm clients, we made an interesting discovery regarding NOLO, which is one of 11 specific resources we leverage for all of our legal [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:14+00:00

Snapchat For Lawyers – How To Advertise Your Law Firm With Snapchat Geofilters

Snapchat for Lawyers Snapchat is one of the most exciting and fastest growing social networks in existence. And it can be a powerful way for lawyers to connect with the younger generation (think Millennials) directly within their local metro areas and demographic markets. Millennials [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:15+00:00

Why We Disabled The Yext Google Local Listing Sync

Yext Google My Business Sync Back in February, Yext announced an integration with Google local listings that allowed you to control your GMB listing directly from your Yext dashboard.  Though the use of Google API, the data associated with your Yext profile will [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:15+00:00

Local SEO Reporting: Bringing Google My Business (GMB) Insights To Life

How to find GMB Insights on new GMB Dashboard** Update:  May 2nd, 2018I've been getting some feedback that people can't find the Download Insights link on their GMB dashboard.  The reason is, Google has been testing a new Google My Business dashboard which does not have [...]

2018-05-02T19:40:59+00:00

Local Business SEO: Growing Your Business In Surrounding Cities

There's a fundamental problem with local business SEO! That is, the challenge of growing your business and reaching new customers in surrounding cities and in multiple metro areas. Traditional local SEO allows you to verify your Google My Business location (i.e. Google Maps listing) in [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:15+00:00

Local SEO Strategy for 2018 – It’s All About City Pages!

Local SEO Strategy 2018 - City Pages It's 2018, which means it's time to upgrade your local SEO strategy! Grow Your Business... with the all-in-one solution to dominating Google search, increasing website traffic, and acquiring new customers. Learn More Most local SEO [...]

2018-03-05T21:04:45+00:00

Local SEO Citations – How To Build Citations To Improve Your Rankings in Google Maps

Local SEO Citations for Google Maps When it comes to local SEO, citations are almost the equivalent to backlinks in organic SEO.  Improving the authority and volume of your citation portfolio (the total makeup of your citations) is one of the best [...]

2018-04-11T10:11:24+00:00

How We Increased This Law Firm’s Website Traffic from Google by 70.67% [City Pages Tutorial]

City pages can be a powerful way to connect with new clients in surrounding cities. In fact, over the last 5 months we've increased one of our law firm client's search traffic to their website by over 70% through the use of city pages. The [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:16+00:00

Should I Renew My Expiring Domain Names, And Would They Offer Any SEO Value?

Many website owners struggle with issue of expiring domain names.  The most common question is whether or not you should renew it or just let it expire.  But if you do renew it, is there anything you can do with the domain name [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:16+00:00

Domain Authority for Law Firm Websites: The “Secret Sauce” To Higher Rankings in Google

Top Rankings for Law Firm Websites Want better rankings in Google and more traffic for your law firm website? Of course you do! But one thing I hear all the time from clients is how frustrating it is for lawyers to see [...]

2018-03-05T20:08:08+00:00

How local SEO gave this criminal defense lawyer a monopoly in Google search

It’s a powerful thing when a business earns enough authority in Google local search to become the "featured business" for their most valuable keyword phrase. When a business reaches the featured spot, Google removes all other local search results, which means the featured [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:17+00:00

How to rank #1 in Google local search when located outside the center of a city?

Center (or Centroid) of metro Atlanta Rank #1 in Google local in surrounding cities One the biggest challenges in local SEO is how your business can compete in a large city if you are located outside the center of that major [...]

2018-03-21T06:39:02+00:00

20 Local SEO Tips for 2018 to Boost Your Rankings in Google Local Search

Local SEO Tips for 2018 Local SEO strategies are changing all the time as Google changes up their algorithm to show local search results from Google Maps.  You can see the 20 local SEO tips from last year below this updated section.  I'd [...]

2018-04-06T01:00:01+00:00

Website City Pages: How Local Business Gets Found in Google Search in Surrounding Cities

Creating City Pages To Rank for City + Service Keyword Phrases #1 ranked city page for keyword phrase "ac repair in atlanta" If you own a business in the suburbs of a large metro area, you might be frustrated because you wish your website ranked in [...]

2018-01-24T10:06:50+00:00

Local SEO for Dentists: How This Local Dental Practice Became Featured in Google Maps

Local SEO for Dentists What's the big deal about being a featured dentists in local search? Every local business wants to be ranked #1 in Google Maps, or letter A in the 3 pack local listings.  And rightly so, because the 3 pack is [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:18+00:00

How To Create An Effective Nolo Profile For Your Law Firm

If you are an attorney, you more than likely heard of Nolo.com.  Nolo is one of the most authoritative legal resources on the web with a domain authority of 85 (DA 85) and part of the Martindale-Nolo Legal Network with over 15 million unique visitors per [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:19+00:00

Law Firm SEO – How To Grow Your Law Firm with Search Engine Optimization

Law Firm SEO Strategies SEO for law firms is challenging, especially in large metro areas where thousands of people a day are searching for the best lawyers to meet their needs.  More than likely there are hundreds of competing law firms in your [...]

2018-03-21T12:26:19+00:00

Why Are Competitors Outranking My Business in Google?

Nothing is more frustrating than seeing your toughest competitors in the top search results in Google whenever you type in your most profitable keyword phrases. The stories I hear on a regular basis range from corporations losing tens of millions of dollars [...]

2018-02-12T09:56:27+00:00

Marketing Attribution vs. Marketing Automation – What’s the difference?

There's actually a huge difference between marketing attribution and marketing automation! I was speaking with a colleague the other day about how enterprise level clients are seemingly fixated on marketing automation; purchasing, setting up, and leveraging marketing automation systems like Marketo, Pardot, InfusionSoft, [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:20+00:00