• Oct 26 2017

    Avalaunch Media Recognized Among MountainWest Capital Network Top 100

    October 26, 2017 | Amanda Doyle

      For 34 years, MountainWest Capital Network (MWCN) has been a cornerstone for Utah businesses. As the largest business networking group in Utah, their mission is to offer “unprecedented opportunity and promot[ ... ]

  • Feb 6 2013

    Don’t let Google catch you with your website’s pants down

    February 6, 2013 | Matt Siltala

    I came across this website (pictured below) today while looking for a local business to help with a pool issue I am having. I wanted to give them my money, I wanted to pay them and become a loyal customer, but could neve[ ... ]

  • Jan 28 2013

    Don’t do this, do that, with local landing pages

    January 28, 2013 | Matt Siltala

    I thought I would share something with you that my wife (who is the perfect example of the target local audience in this example) shared with me the other day. I do my best to pay attention to the things that she gripes [ ... ]

  • Jun 7 2012

    What the Google+ and Google Places Merge Means To You

    June 7, 2012 | Matt Siltala

    *Disclaimer – If you absolutely must tinker with your Google+ Local page right now – check out this little write up. I think we should all hold tight for a while to see what happens while a lot of the kinks a[ ... ]

  • Mar 2 2011

    Google Adwords Express -The Pros & the Pests to Automated Local Advertising

    March 2, 2011 | Thomas Ballantyne

    Google Boost is now Adwords Express Local search marketing may be in it’s infancy for Google, but this baby is booming. In two short years they have grown through a 10-pack, to a 7-pack, to a mixed local and organi[ ... ]

  • May 19 2010

    Why Local Businesses Can No Longer Ignore Foursquare

    May 19, 2010 | Matt Siltala

    When reading this, picture Biff knocking on your head saying:  HELLO, McFLY?? You know the movie, its one of your favorites. Attention local business owners: location based services games checkins are here to stay. You [ ... ]

  • Oct 20 2009

    A Nickels Worth Of Free Online Marketing Advice

    October 20, 2009 | Matt Siltala

    As I was searching online for some information to one of my favorite Mexican food joints here in Arizona I ran across several problems with their website and wanted to share them here.  I also came across several areas [ ... ]

  • Jun 14 2009

    Local Business + Yelp App + iPhone = Money

    June 14, 2009 | Matt Siltala

    Local marketing bliss is what I want to share! For those of you who own a local business, how would you like to get your business on the first page of Google today? In most cases, you will achieve top 5 results with out [ ... ]

  • May 13 2009

    Who Does Local Search Best?

    May 13, 2009 | Matt Siltala

    I got distracted today and the result of that distraction is this post. I was curious about something dealing with local search and the SERPs – so I decided to do a little comparison. The four major search engines [ ... ]

  • Feb 18 2009

    China City Super Bufffett; Online Local Marketing Done Right

    February 18, 2009 | Matt Siltala

    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[ ... ]