Take Control of Your Digital Presence with These Free Local SEO Tools

A business needs to be found in order to get customers, right? That may seem like a silly question, but let me ask you another one. What have you done lately to check on your online visibility? More businesses than I want to think about will likely answer with, nothing or even, “I don’t know how to do that”. If you aren’t monitoring your online visibility you will not know if […Read More]

Google Requires Google My Business Accounts To Login or Face Deletion

Many business owners may not be aware of how important it is to manage their Google My Business account as part of a business’s overall digital presence. Google has made it very clear just how important this is and will continue to do so over the coming months. Sometime “soon” (the only time frame given by Google), if a business has not logged into their Google My Business account, they […Read More]

How To Create a Business Listing Using 2 Find Local

2 Find Local is a great way to make your business much more visible to prospective customers. This tool allows businesses all over the country to add their business to a nationwide listing. This could come in handy when you are on vacation and you aren’t familiar with the area and/or businesses around you. This is also a great tool to use if you are looking to find a new business in a competitive […Read More]

How to Submit a Business Listing to American Towns

If you want more local exposure that brings in more customers, you need to create your own business listing on American Towns. American Towns offers their customers an opportunity to become involved within their community. It includes public information on local government, schools, libraries, community groups, entertainment, food, and other businesses. 5 Clicks to Submit a Business Listing to American Towns Creating a listing is simple! Just follow the step-by-step process […Read More]

Why the Google 3-Pack is a Big Deal

As of last Friday, Google has made more changes to the way it displays local business search results. What used to be known as the “7-pack” is now condensed to the “3-pack” with a “view more” link at the bottom of the local results. Clicking “view more” takes you to what some are calling the Local Finder, which displays 20 local results on the left and a map on the right. […Read More]

Quick Start Content Marketing Plan Part 5: Measuring and Evaluating Efforts

This is the final installment of a series of posts on creating a content marketing plan. The first installment, The One Stop, Five Step, Quick Start Content Marketing Plan, provided an overview of the process. The second installment covered “Establishing Content Marketing Goals”, the third in the series explored how to segment your audience and reach those prospects through the various media channels available, while the fourth I looked at […Read More]

How To Create A Business Listing in Brownbook

Welcome to Brownbook! The free directory that anyone can edit! If you’re a business owner you are going to want to add and create your business listing on Brownbook. Brownbook allows you to promote your business on their website by adding text, photos and videos onto your listing. You can also receive alerts anytime someone reviews your business. The “How To’s” on Creating Business Listing in Brownbook Creating a business or […Read More]