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Five Signs That Your Business Needs Local SEO

September 29, 2020 | seo | No Comments

Founder of LoudGrowth, helping businesses grow online and outrank their competitors.

The world on the internet is colossal with more than 1.72 billion websites. And competing in such an enormous world can be a tedious job for all kinds of businesses. Especially if you’re a small business with a shoestring budget for marketing, you need to wisely choose your methodologies.

While there are several marketing strategies to choose from, you need to choose the ones that are both cost-effective and competent. One such strategy is local search engine optimization. Local SEO allows businesses to get found on the search engine results page when someone searches for services or products related to the business’s offerings nearby.

But how do you know that your business needs local SEO? Before we proceed with answering this question, let’s understand more about SEO.

The Importance Of SEO

SEO refers to the method that marketers

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tyler Technologies TYL.N, whose products are used by U.S. states and counties to share election data, said on Wednesday that an unknown party had hacked its internal systems.

Instructions are posted inside a voting booth at an early voting site in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Al Drago

Tyler, whose platforms are used by elections officials to display voting results, among other tasks, confirmed the breach in an email to Reuters after warning clients in an email earlier in the day.

Tyler Technologies said in both emails it did not believe clients’ software had been breached.

The company, a major provider of emergency management and other programs to U.S. counties and municipalities, told Reuters in its email that it was working to restore its systems and had notified law enforcement. The company did not say whether there had been a ransomware demand or how

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By Brenda Goh

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Three people have been found dead after a fire at a facility belonging to Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] in the southern city of Dongguan on Friday, local authorities said.

The building, which was close to a Huawei research lab, was a steel structure that was under construction and was not being used when the incident happened, said the management committee of Dongguan’s Songshan Lake area, where it is located.

The fire was put out by firefighters on Friday afternoon, it added. Dongguan city fire rescue department earlier in the day said the main material burning was sound-absorbing cotton.

The Dongguan city fire rescue department later said that three people were found dead in the building who were from the facility’s property management company and that an investigation was under way. Local authorities had previously said that there were no casualties.

State media

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Tampa SEO Company – Your Local SEO Expert

May 10, 2020 | seo | No Comments

How to Drive Local Traffic to Your Company Even If You’re Not an SEO Expert

Are you making enough sales to get by but not getting the volume of business you’re looking for? Would you like to boost your online presence but don’t know where to start? When you feel like you’ve hit a wall in business, it can be hard to see the best way forward. You know your business, and you know your customers. You’re confident that you can close the deal if you can simply get more people contacting you. All you really need is enough new leads to make those critical sales. And the best way to get those leads is by appearing on page 1 of the Google search results when people are looking for your services online.

Take the Guesswork Out of Your Digital Marketing

It’s important to know who you’re working with when

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Local SEO Ranking Factors Study

May 9, 2020 | seo | No Comments

Categorical Variables

The following chart showed how a factor, that fit into one of two categories (primarily yes and no), correlated to Google pack performance. For example, a Google My Business profile either had the keyword in the business name, (yes), or it didn’t (no).

Categorical Variables in 2019 Local SEO Ranking Factors
Again, just like with the ordinal variables, basic SEO b locking and tackling is still necessary. Just having reviews, making sure you are optimizing you profile etc are all features of business ranking high in local packs.  More continued correlation with organic rankings driving GMB rankings should be more than enough to convince anyone to invest in their web presence. One of the main things that has changed as keyword in business name no longer correlates highly to pack rankings. Whether this is because the GMB product and support team have fixed the issue (color me skeptical) or because everyone is spamming their business name

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4 Local SEO Tips

May 5, 2020 | seo | No Comments

Local SEO strategies are different than most regional or national marketing techniques. You have to take into consideration that you want to drive traffic from the main city that your business operates in, and perhaps local surrounding cities. Here are some steps that you should focus on in order to achieve the desired results of your local search engine marketing:

1. Create local pages for all three search engines – You should visit Bing, Yahoo and Google and create local pages on each of them. Your main focus should be to create pages that are categorized correctly for the set keywords that will also be using. Make sure that you choose the best possible categories for the same keywords otherwise your business may not show up in the local searches.

2. Reviews – One of the best ways to bolster your local SEO strategies is to ensure that you’re receiving … Read More

In general, Search Engine Optimization or SEO entails various kinds of strategies so that a permanent impression is created in the minds of the probable prospects residing in different parts of the world. However, before reaching the international and national targets, a business needs to reach out to the local prospects. The problem that one encounters in doing so is the sheer size of the World Wide Web, which buries a business site looking for local clients deep in search engine results. This issue is best dealt with local SEO. It is an ideal technique to target clients and customers existing in a particular geographical area. Usually, localized search marketing calls for a different approach that only a professional can plan and employ. Therefore, businesses looking for a local popularity online tend to hire a local SEO company that offers experienced and skilled expertise for employing different techniques to know … Read More

Local SEO is an essential marketing strategy if you’re a brick-and-mortar company with services or products of a local nature. If your clients are all local, then you should prefer local SEO to vanilla SEO. Local SEO is a myriad of techniques that are used by website owners to compete for highest rankings for local searches in their area of business for specific keywords related to their products and services.

For e.g. If you’re a doctor in a city, your customer demographic will entail mostly people from your city and not from the country as a whole. Google, with its launch of Local SEO algorithms has made it abundantly clear that local business have a special place and it is not in international SEO. They must divert their efforts to focus on local SEO instead.

Local SEO can turn the tables for any local business. If you’re looking to build … Read More

A recent study released in early 2018 by BrandMuscle has revealed that only 3% of small and medium businesses in the United States are hiring experts or external agencies to do the marketing for their businesses, with over 60% choosing to do the marketing themselves, or relying on in-house “specialists”. The study also mentioned SEO, or search engine optimization as one of the popular local business marketing tactics for SMBs because they find it to be one of the easiest strategies to implement. The report’s authors however concluded that small and local businesses were getting miserable results and low return on their investment by taking the do-it-yourself route, especially regarding SEO.

So, why is it highly ineffective for local business owners to try and optimize their web properties themselves?

I have compiled 5 reasons why it is not only ineffective but risky as well for a small business owner to … Read More

Are you a local business owner that is need of some new means of getting new customers,leads, and sales? Has your business ever tried or even heard of internet marketing, Local SEO, mobile marketing, or Pay Per Click marketing? Please read on to find out what your business is missing.

Small business owners, local business owners, and big corporations alike, generally speaking, all have recognized that internet marketing, search engine marketing, and mobile SMS marketing are all powerful, ethical, and efficient channels for broadcasting and advertising campaigns.

In a world of ever evolving technology, many industries such as marketing and advertising have reaped huge rewards in terms of being able to get there message in front of more people in a much cheaper and way more personal fashion. Compared to traditional direct marketing and advertising channels (and industry or type of business); internet marketing, SEO, PPC marketing, and mobile marketing … Read More