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“I need help growing my business.” This is a statement I hear all too often when speaking with potential clients ranging from carpet cleaning companies to tech-savvy SaaS entrepreneurs. Local business owners like yourself are some of the hardest working people I’ve ever met but as a result, they’re often juggling a million things at…

What are Google My Business Posts? If you’re a local business, you most likely have a Google My Business listing. (if not, STOP and read this first) Google My Business Posts are a feature within Google My Business that allows business owners to share content, events, sales, or other promotions right within their knowledge panel…

We all know how important it is to support your local businesses. (you DO know that right?!) And Shop Small Business Saturday this weekend is the perfect time to dedicate some of those holiday dollars to your local businesses. How can you support small/local businesses this holiday season? Here are a few ways that you…

Google My Business is a valuable tool for every business out there. Whether you have a brick and mortar location or you travel to your customers within a specific service area, Google My Business helps you connect with customers in your immediate area. But what if you have multiple business locations? Do you need a…

Imagine one day you’re exploring a new city. You’ve been out exploring all day and now your stomach is growling. It’s time to eat, but you’re not sure where to go and you don’t want to miss out on some of the top-rated cuisines in the area. So, you pull out your phone and open…

What Are Google Local Services Ads? The Local Services Ads unit is shown at the top of Google Search results when people are searching for the services you offer in your area. These are very basic ads that include your NAP info (Name, Address, Phone number), review rating, Google Guaranteed badge, and business hours. In…

This post was originally published in May of 2018 and has been updated for 2020. Wow, this is our SECOND update to this post! There’s still a lot of great stuff here that is still relevant, so we decided to add some of the relevant updates that have happened in 2019.  If you just want…

Welcome to our Yearly Roundup! Another year is in the books and there were some big changes in the digital marketing space, especially with local. Here’s a roundup of the biggest changes and trends we saw in Local Search in 2017 and a checklist to get your business off to the best start in 2018!…

If you’re a business owner, you know how hard it can be to get your HAPPY customers to leave reviews for you. Happy is capitalized because we all know what people do if they have an experience they’re not pleased with. Here we’ll break down the numbers to identify Seattle Towing’s conversion rate with our…

By this point, you probably have a pretty general idea of SEO and understand the importance of it for your business. You know what it is and have covered the basics. In a world where instant gratification has become quite common, you’d expect the same with SEO, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, SEO isn’t quite as gratifying…

Google is making some huge plays to encourage business owners to utilize their Google My Business listings on Google Local.  And with good reason. More and more people are searching their from mobile devices and directly in maps. Having a top GMB listing will get you more traffic, leads, and calls to your business. And isn’t…

Business in the ’80s Oh, the 80’s. Those glorious days of Saturday morning cartoons, big hair, and VCRs. Luckily, things in the marketing world have gotten easier and the hair has gotten smaller. I’m still not over losing Saturday morning cartoons though… Here’s a look at some ways that, if you had a business in…