After doing your keyword research to find the best keywords to use on your local business website, a very critical step is to analyze your competition for each of those keywords on the first page of Google. The true test of a good keyword is whether you will be able to rank for it easily in about 1 to 3 months. If a keyword is very competitive it could take 6 months to 1 year to see your website[...]
The change from Google’s 7-pack, to a reduced 3-pack has had a major impact on local SEO. Many businesses struggled to get featured when there were seven spots available. Now getting into the top three can seem like rocket science. The good news is that this goal is not impossible.
However, it does take time, skills, and knowledge to get it done. Being seen by local consumers just as [...]
As a business owner or service provider, your website must have the best possible image for your business. Your website is often the first contact a prospective customer has with your business. Avoid these 10 most common mistakes that businesses make, and you are well on your way to attracting new customers.
1. The most obvious – not having a website
Increasingly people are using the [...]
Your local business domain name or website address is one of the key components in any SEO strategy. If you haven't registered a domain name, here are a few tips to guide you in choosing one:
1. Whatever domain name you choose, make sure it ends in .com. However if that is not possible you can also use .org and .net extensions. These three extensions are the best ones to use for the US online[...]
One of the most confusing aspects of marketing your local business online is trying to understand the various internet marketing terms. Here are some SEO terms and their definition to help shed some light.
SEO this stands for Search Engine Optimization and is a general term used to describe methods and strategies that will help your site rank better in the search engine listings.
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Choosing the right small business web design company for your small business can be a very tedious task. There are thousands of small business web design companies and some not even companies at all. Doing research is very important before choosing a web design company for your small business.
Small businesses have unique challenges whether being a start up or a company operating already. Most [...]
Маny design firms claim to offer affordable small business web design. Unfortunаtеly, аs with аny оthеr product or service, cheap does not alwаys equate tо good. Whіlе budget limitations аre a reality fоr аny small business, skimping on website design cаn lead tо an ineffective, unsatisfying experience fоr both thе business аnd site visitors.
The point of hаving а website [...]
Gеttіng a small business web design rіght саn sеem а daunting task tо somеоne who knоws nothіng аbоut website design. Ноwevеr if yоu arе undertaking a web design thеn therе are somе steps thаt yоu саn tаke to help ensure success for your site аnd yоur business.
1.) Don't get ovеr ambitious. Web design fоr а small business іs јust thаt. It shоuldn't trу to [...]
As entrepreneurs, sometimes we need to remind ourselves why we’re working hard towards our dreams.
Just like everyone else, we all have our ups and downs. It’s not always easy to try and stay on track and focus, especially because a lot of self-discipline is required working for yourself.
I have compiled 50 entrepreneurial quotes that I found truly empowering, inspiring and motivational [...]