We’re co-hosting a Google Partners Digital Breakfast on March 10, 2016, and you’re invited! What is it? Well it involves the two most important things for any growing business: 1. A good breakfast. 2. Information about growing your business through digital advertising. At the Google Partners Digital Breakfast, you’ll be able to talk to a Google representative, … Continue reading Google Partners Digital Breakfast
As you may have noticed, or even seen on the news, Apple Maps haven’t been the most reliable. For businesses trying to be found on Apple maps, the process requires a lot of maps knowledge, luck, and time. In a few documented cases, it took just shy of two years for a business to show … Continue reading Places on Apple Maps? What you should know about Apple Maps Connect.
Google+ has been on the scene for a little over three years now and there’s been a lot of hype surrounding its importance to SEO. Previously-independent Google products have been absorbed into it, like Google Places, which is now called Google+Local or Google+Your Business. Commenting on YouTube videos is now embedded in Google+ as well. … Continue reading What is Happening with Google+?
If you’ve looked at a Google Analytics report lately, you’ve seen the metric “bounce rate.” Bounce rate is the number of single page sessions, i.e. the number of visits to your website where a person only visited a single page. Having a high bounce rate may indicate a problem with the site, such as people … Continue reading What is Bounce Rate, and Why Does it Matter?
Local businesses have had quite a roller coaster ride over the past few years with Google. Oh, how we remember the days of Google Places for business and all the difficulty that caused for service area businesses. Then Google+Local came along and there were months of confusion with upgraded pages, un-upgraded dashboards, and missing reviews. … Continue reading Google + Your Business
One area where we frequently see businesses run into trouble is when a business moves from one location to another. This poses a problem because business listings for Google (and for Yahoo, Bing, Yelp and others) are NAP-based. NAP stands for Name, Address, Phone number. Google looks for consistent NAP across the internet to confirm that … Continue reading Moving Your Business? Read this First.
In the latest Google Webmaster Help video, Matt Cutts stresses the importance of quality body content on a website. (Actually, only the head of Matt Cutts stresses the importance of quality body content. Get it?) Often times, we see people focusing too heavily on the head of a page or other behind-the-scenes details like page … Continue reading The Importance of Quality Body Content for Your Website
Why is Google Calling Me? This is a question we hear from clients somewhat regularly. And if you own or work for a small business, chances are you have gotten these calls too. Some calls are automated and say something along the lines of, “This call is from Google. To verify your Google places business … Continue reading Why is Google Calling Me?
The Primm Company has an immediate opening for an Online Marketing Specialist. Candidates for the position should have hands-on experience managing successful Google AdWords accounts, researching and writing content for blogs and websites, and utilizing social media channels to generate positive business results. The Primm Company is a full-service marketing and advertising firm based in … Continue reading We’re Hiring!
It’s a long-understood idea in the SEO world: duplicating content on multiple pages or pulling written content from another website = bad idea and a probable slap on the hand from Google. But understanding what actually constitutes the “bad” kind of duplicate content and the degree of Google’s scrutiny can be confusing. Matt Cutts of … Continue reading Is Duplicate Content All Bad?