Category Archives: SEO

China City Super Bufffett; Online Local Marketing Done Right

I love when I find local businesses that are doing things they need to be online.  It’s even better when I find businesses I use taking advantage of local marketing services that search engines offer that can save me money (and drive business to them)!  I just want to spotlight a company I feel is […]

SMX Session Notes: Up Close With Google AdWords Quality Score

Up Close With Google AdWords Quality Score – Google’s quality score remains a mystery to many marketers, plus Google keeps changing when and how it is used. This session takes a fresh look at the current state of quality score, how it is implemented and tips on using it to your advantage Moderator: Matt Van […]

SMX West Session Notes: Search & Reputation Management

Search & Reputation Management – What do people find when they search for you by name? Is it negative? If so, what do you do? What can you do? Depending on the situation, there are a range of tactics that may help. This session explores the issue. Moderator: Barry Smyth, Director, Search Strategies Speakers: Chris […]

SMX West Session Notes: Local Search Marketing Tactics

Local Search Marketing Tactics – Local search doesn’t only happen in relation what’s on a map. This session looks at a variety of local search tactics that are not necessarily tied to your physical location’s listing. Moderator: Greg Sterling, Founding Principal, Sterling Market Intelligence Speakers: Scott Dunlap, CEO, NearbyNow, Inc. Matt McGee, Assignment Editor, Search […]

Every SERP In Google May Harm Your Computer

If your visits from Google are down today, there may be good reason!  I Twittered upon something amusing this morning, but this also stinks too, because it really does make me wonder if the referrals will be less today because of this Google mix up. Thanks to a tweet by @coplandmj I woke up to […]

SEO Customer Service: Don’t Forget About the Little Fish While Trying to Catch the Big One

This most recent weekend I had the chance to go ice fishing with a group of friends.  We went to Fish Lake in Central Utah and it was great experience, considering it was my first time out on the ice.  I have been fishing on many occasions in the past, as it has been a […]

Online Marketing: Local Search Marketing for Electricians, Plumbers, and Contractors

Yesterday I spent a few hours with a good friend of mine, Dave, that is an electrician in the Salt Lake City Utah area.  He has been in this industry all of his career, but within the last few years he has started his own company and is doing contractor electrical work, along with all […]