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The Importance of Google My Business Reviews

With 90 percent of consumers saying they consider online reviews to be on par with personal recommendations, collecting reviews for your business is more important than ever. Google’s addition of an aggregated review section to Google My Business pages gives more power to feedback left on any platform, potentially changing the way customers make decisions about where to purchase products and services. Continue reading…

Add Schema Markup to Your Local Business Website with These Plugins

Have you ever wondered why some businesses stand out in search results with photos, ratings, locations and hours listed along with links? It’s all thanks to structured markup, also called schema, a way of telling search engines more about the content on web pages. Adding schema to your local business site improves visibility by increasing relevancy in and adding more information to search results. Continue reading…

Is Social Media a Good Way to Market Your Local Business?

You hear a lot about the power of SEO to draw in local customers, but can social media have a similar influence? Adding a local focus to your current social strategy has the potential to raise brand awareness and increase engagement with customers in the immediate area. Make local social media marketing work for you by harnessing some of its most beneficial aspects.
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