Local SEO Tips, News, & Information

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3 Local SEO Tips For Plumbers To Get Higher Rankings in Google Maps

Implementing effective local SEO For plumbers comes with its own unique set of challenges and circumstances.  First, there's a strong sense of urgency from customer demand because, quite frankly, people do not think to call a plumber unless there's an emergency.  And second, when [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:21+00:00

Should I Focus on Organic SEO Or Local SEO For My Business?

Well, it depends... If your customer base is defined by a geographic region or metro area, then local SEO will be key to increasing phone calls, driving more foot traffic, and converting local leads into customers. If your customer base exceeds a specific [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:26+00:00

How To Get Letter A Google Maps Rankings for Small & Local Business

Getting Letter A Google Maps rankings is quickly becoming the #1 objective for local and small businesses.  And rightly so...  according to recent studies on local search behavior, nearly 60% of all searches have local business intent, and 78% of local searches resulted in [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:27+00:00

What Are Google Maps Citations for Local SEO

Google Map Citations for Local SEO Google Map Citations are instances of your business name, address, and phone number (NAP) that are published on external websites and directories.  Search engines use citations to determine the accuracy and relevance of your business information. image by: Moz [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:28+00:00

What Is Local SEO And How To Get Top Local Search Rankings?

Local SEO is the process of enhancing your Google business page for higher rankings in local search results.  Nearly 60% of all searches have local intent, and recent studies show that 78% of local searches resulted in off line purchases. This data underscores the relevance of [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:28+00:00

2016 Local SEO Power Tips To Dominate Google Local Search

I'm a firm believer in the 80/20 rule!  This is especially true when it comes to local SEO for dominating Google local search.  The 80/20 rule implies a small segment of activities can deliver the overwhelming majority of results.  This is also sometimes referred to [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:28+00:00

Content Marketing For Small Business Local SEO Success

Content Marketing For Small Business Content marketing has a colorful history.  I love the infographic from the Content Marketing Institute that illustrates how back in 4200 b.c., we find perhaps the first sign of content marketing in writing on cave walls.  These writings [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:29+00:00

Local SEO For Restaurants – How To Win In Local Search & Social Media

Local SEO For Restaurants - How To Dominate the Search Results in Google & Facebook Local SEO is the act of building brand authority and relevance for your restaurant on the web.  Local SEO for restaurants is about getting your business found in the top [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:29+00:00

Why Local SEO Is The #1 Focus For Most Small Businesses

When it comes to online marketing, there's a myriad of options for the small business to chose from.  You have pay per click marketing which includes the likes of Google Adwords, Facebook, Twitter ads, and now even Instagram and Pinterest ads.  And then [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:30+00:00

3 Easy Steps To Rank For Multiple Local Search Terms

If you are like most local businesses, you probably only have one physical address.  This is the most common local business structure after removing the big box brands from the equation.  But one of the most common questions I get asked is "how [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:30+00:00

3 Local SEO Secrets To Top Rankings in Google Maps in 2015

There's been a lot of changes in 2015 that have impacted the Google Maps search results and the way local businesses get displayed on desktop and mobile search results.  I'll save the details of those changes for a later post.  But today, I want [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:30+00:00

Are The Top 3 Local Search Results in Google the New #1?

If you are a local business and rely on Google traffic from your local metro area, then I'm sure you've noticed some changes lately in the local search results which might dramatically impact your overall local SEO strategy. Back in August, Google updated their local search [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:31+00:00

3 Steps To Higher Rankings in Google Local Maps Search Results (Local SEO)

The local search results in Google are becoming increasingly more valuable for locally oriented businesses.  From local retailers to lawyers, dentists, and doctors, to the local carpet cleaner and house painters, being found in the top local search results in Google can mean the [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:33+00:00

How A Local Business Started Getting Calls Immediately With Facebook Mobile Ads

Almost immediately after launching our client's Facebook mobile ad campaign, along with a simple mobile web app featuring a "tap to call" button, they started getting calls from new customers looking for a quote... Facebook mobile ads have been the most effective form [...]

2018-01-17T11:52:40+00:00

vLab UGA – How To Access, Use vLab At The University of Georgia

The New vLab at UGA The University of Georgia has an amazing new technology in place for students this year called vLab.   vLab allows students to access computer resources and software installed on desktop computers at the Miller Learning Center from any location, and [...]

2017-12-15T21:27:18+00:00

How This One Simple Keyword Strategy Can Help Your Local Business Stand Out In Google… (and NO! It’s not spam)

When it comes to Google, every business - whether local, regional, global, or even e-commerce (100% online) - wishes they had more exposure in Google's natural search results. Yes, Google makes billions of dollars per year from Adwords which is their pay per [...]

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

3 Ways Your Local Business Can Increase Visibility In Google

Does your local business come up in Google when someone in your city searches for your products or services? If not, keep reading to learn how your local business can increase visibility in Google search results. For locally owned businesses, the marketing [...]

2018-01-24T10:09:27+00:00

5 Google Places Tips For Higher Ranking & More Customers

If you've been reading this blog for any length of time, you already know how passionate I am about preaching the importance of Google Places for local businesses - or any business that's located in a particular local / metro area.  So [...]

2018-04-26T12:56:12+00:00

How Your Website Will Increase Your Google Places Page Rankings in Google

You'd be surprised actually at how many local business owners still aren't aware of Google Places.  I've talked with several business owners in the past about Google Places who not only knew what Google Places was, but they were equally surprised to [...]

2018-01-24T10:09:34+00:00

10 Tips (Plus A Bonus) On Content Marketing For Local Business

Let me define "local" here for you quickly.  If your business earns revenue from a client base that either walks in your front door, drives up to your window, or places a phone call to you to make an order or schedule an [...]

2018-01-17T11:53:24+00:00

5 Tips For Driving Traffic To Small & Local Business Websites

Increase Traffic to Local Business Website Are you a small or local business?  Are you struggling to find an effective way to market your business on the Internet?  If this is you, then welcome!  I'm about to share with you 5 killer marketing [...]

2018-01-17T11:53:32+00:00

3 Key Factors For Top Search Results in Google Places

You've heard of Google Places right? If not, and you are a local business, then you need to contact us ASAP! Seriously though, Google Places pages are the primary search results showing up in local searches on Google, both on regular desktop [...]

2018-01-24T10:09:46+00:00

Top 10 Industries & Keyword Spend on Google Adwords in 2011

It may not seem like a huge deal anymore, but whenever you search for something on Google and you see those (sometimes perceived as annoying) ads along the top and right side of the search results, those ads play a huge role in [...]

2018-01-17T11:53:35+00:00

Make Your Dell Dimension 2400 Series Faster

Speed Up / Make Faster:  Dell Dimension 2400 Series Buy RAM For Dell Dimension 2400 Tired of dealing with your slow Dell Dimension 2400 Series computer?  If so, then the best way to increase your PC's speed is to simply increase the RAM. [...]

2017-12-15T21:36:09+00:00

Make Your Dell Dimension 2350 Series Faster

Speed Up / Make Faster:  Dell Dimension 2350 Series Buy RAM For Dell Dimension 2350 Series PC Frustrated with your slow, sluggish Dell Dimension 2350 Series computer?  Need to find a way to make your Dimension 2350 faster, more efficient, and more secure?  Then [...]

2017-12-15T21:36:27+00:00

Google Places Seminar Coming To Athens, Georgia

Bipper Media is excited to be holding our very first seminar in Athens, Georgia at Cornerstone Church of God. In this seminar, we are going to teach local business owners how to setup, enhance, and optimize a Google Places page. There are literally [...]

2017-12-15T21:29:58+00:00