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Local SEO Checklist: Use this to Boost Your Local Search Rankings

<i>(This article was first published on Sandeep Mallya’s inbound marketing blog 99signals.)</i><p>The importance of optimizing your business for local search …

Social Media

How to stand out on the busy beach of PPC

Here’s a quick stat for you. We all love a stat don't we? Since 2004, search volume for Pay Per Click (PPC) dropped by 88%, whereas AdWords has grown …

SEO Basics: How to Make Your Website Google-Friendly

Updated July 12, 2017<p>Whether you have a website already or have one in the works, your online business won’t achieve its full profit potential or …

5 Easy Ways to Get Users to Your Website

If you can demonstrate your brand's mission throughout your site, people will be flocking to it in no time.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s never easy to stand out from the crowd. After all, there are probably over a thousand sites in your industry, and …

Marketing

7 Best Blog Posts That Will Make People Subscribe in 2017

Do you know how many websites are on the Internet?<p>Do you know how much competition there is for readership of your blog posts?<p>According to …

Marketing

Eight Key Elements Your Annual Marketing Plan Must Have to Succeed in 2017

The new year is already in full swing. You've got vendors to manage, campaigns to push through creative, and end-of-month reports to run. But as the …

Marketing

10 Ways to Wake Up a Tired Digital Marketing Approach - Small Business Trends

Chances are, your business uses some kind of content marketing already. But there’s also a pretty good chance that other businesses in your niche use …

Marketing

10 Fatal Mobile SEO Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First 1000 Visitors

By now, most SEOs are pretty good at mobile SEO.Mobile SEO has been around for a while. We’ve heard the same things about mobile first design, …

How to install the genius media app that Apple banned from the App Store

What is Kodi and why should one want to install on the iPhone or any other iOS device? It’s a versatile media player that’s already quite popular …

How to Generate 2281 Social Shares When No Ones Following You

A few weeks ago, I published an article about Instagram.Within a week of publication, the article had been shared on social media over 2,000 …

SEO tips for small businesses

For SME owners who are not technologically inclined, search engine optimisation can be daunting – go for quality over quantity, advise these experts.<p>Your website may be the slickest, most beautifully-designed thing in the world, but without a strong approach to search engine optimisation (SEO), …

Why Social Media Is Beneficial For Small Business Owners: 5 Sites And The Best Ways To Use Them

Keeping up with the growing number of social media sites and trying to put your small businesses mark on the map can seem overwhelming. <i>What platform</i> …

Top 4 keywords every brand should monitor

Most marketers know that tracking keyword rankings properly is important and have keyword tracking tools to help them make sure their top keywords are performing well in Google and other top search engines. To add to tracking organic keywords, there’s social media monitoring that entered the …

AdWords

12 things to do after you write a blog post

You did it. You wrote the best blog post ever. That's great.<p>But what do you do now? No one knows your post exists.<p>You have to promote it and, lucky …

How Long Does It Really Take to Rank at the Top of Google’s Search Results? (A Data Driven Answer)

Yep, it’s a controversial subject among SEOs.But, you probably already know this: I recommend link building. The very word “link building” has a bad …

10 SEO Mistakes To Avoid In 2017

2017 is well underway, which means most of us have already forgotten about our New Year’s resolutions. But when it comes to neglecting our resolutions about SEO, the consequences can be severe. This post will look at 10 SEO mistakes you need to avoid in order to keep your rankings up in 2017 and …

How to get a green Spring lawn fast!

Yesterday was St. Patrick’s day and the color green was on everyone’s mind. So, speaking of the color green, why not turn your yellow yucky winter …

Lawn Care: How to Repair a Lawn

Don't give up on your lawn until you try this<p>Following Mr. Lawn’s advice, we worked on the lawn shown here. In March, it had dead patches of grass …

Gardening

Don't Leave It! Makes Sure You Have Everything You Need Before You Leave Home or Work

iOS: It’s admittedly a little silly to need an app to remind you to grab your key or wallet before leaving the house, or your lunch bag before …

Timekit wants to make it easy to build your own online booking system

Timekit, a Danish startup that offers a developer-friendly online booking platform, has closed $1.7 million in seed funding. The round was led by Connect Ventures, with participation from a group of rather noteworthy angel investors.<p>The latter includes former Spotify CTO Andreas Ehn, Libratone …

Startups

SEO Growth Hacking Techniques to Scale Your Business

You need more than just a great website.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s competitive market, it is almost impossible to succeed in digital marketing without having a well-visited website. Online business accounts for a huge chunk of revenue theses …

Marketing

Three Days In Utah

<i>Bryce Canyon National Park</i><p>In winter, Utah is justifiably famous for its world-class skiing. When Salt Lake City hosted the Winter Olympics, the …

4 Keys to Writing Content That Readers Will Love

Writing content that readers will love isn't only about what you write, but how you write it.<p>4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>If your content doesn’t provide readers with value, solve a problem, answer a question or entertain, then it doesn’t really …

Creative Writing

How to make a drill rack

There are many posts out there about how to build your own cordless drill storage rack. It’s a nifty way to store your drills/drivers, chargers and …

Woodworking

4 Ways to Grow Your Business (and Your Audience) Using LinkedIn Pulse

To get more eyeballs, and more business, you first need a proven strategy.<p>Plenty of people post articles on LinkedIn... and plenty of people wish they could reach a bigger audience.<p>Want to know how? The best way is to learn from people who have.<p>The following is from Dennis Williams II, a LinkedIn …

Marketing

15 Marketing Tools To Check Out in 2017

Brands are facing more competition than ever. They need help, and these tools provide it.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brands working to communicate with consumers are facing more competition than ever: On a daily basis, people are bombarded with marketing …

Marketing

4 White Hat SEO Techniques to Implement in 2017

Search engine algorithms continue to grow smarter. How will you stay ahead of the curve?<p><i>By Kristopher Jones, founder and CEO of LSEO.com.</i><p>As search engine algorithms become smarter on a daily basis, businesses -- both local and enterprise level --must keep clean SEO techniques at the forefront. The …

White Hat

Checkout! What are search engine optimization strategies for online business directories?

As we know that SEO or Search Engine Optimization gives you visibility in Search Engine Results. Simply owning a directory will not be of any use …

4 ways Artificial Intelligence changes the game for SEO

Will 2017 be the year that computers outsmart human brains? Maybe. It’s one of the many high-tech trends that everyone is keeping an eye on.<p>But how does that change the game for Google search and those working so hard to optimize their websites for search?<p>Here are the ways Artificial Intelligence …

The Biggest SEO Mistake Is Lack of Distribution

Write less content. Look for more distribution for SEO success.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most common mistakes I see amongst companies investing in SEO is that they'll write 4-5 internal blogs per month. When it comes to external blogs and …

Google Search