The Local Search Engine Optimization Cheat List

Posted on 23. Dec, 2009 by in All Local Search Posts, Optimization, Websites

Tweet A new post over at Search Engine Journal includes a “clearly defined and easy to comprehend guide on the steps to optimize your business for local search” – helpful tips for the small number of local business owners that work on optimizing their own websites…  1. I have taken the following steps to promote my business in local search. I have displayed […]

Correction: Why You Absolutely Need A GOOD Website (part II).

Posted on 17. Dec, 2009 by in All Local Search Posts, Websites

Tweet Many small businesses invest in a website for the right reasons – but unfortunately, don’t execute very well. Previously, I discussed the importance of local businesses having their own website, and the research suggests about 50% already do – but can a poorly designed site do more harm than good? According to Nielsen 85% of people agreed the […]

Why You Absolutely Need A Website!

Posted on 05. Dec, 2009 by in All Local Search Posts, Health & Medicine, Websites

Tweet Incredibly, almost 50% of all local business still do not own a website – a statistic which is virtually unchanged for more than 5 years.  Despite all the compelling reasons to get online, many local businesses still risk their online representation to unchecked review sites, third-party aggregators and inaccurate databases. I speak with local business owners every day, and although their reasons are understandable […]