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Local SEO Guide · 2W ago

2018 Tax Planning for SEO Agencies & Consultants

I have seen a lot of chatter online lately between SEOs about how the new U.S. tax laws will affect them. I have been having an ongoing conversation about this issue with our long-time accou...
Local SEO Guide · 1M ago

Google Top Contributor Summit 2017

Running Amok at the Google Plex In November I met up with Google Top Contributors from North and South America for Google’s TC Summit. Here’s ⅗ of my face with some really fantastic humans w...
Local SEO Guide · 1M ago

Moz Local Review 2017 – Does It Work?

(Editor’s note: This post has received some criticism that I “gamed” the outcome by using the unusual case of a two businesses with the same address and phone number. While I agree that the ...
Local SEO Guide · 1M ago

Why Googlebot May Be Hitting Bot Blocker URLs

Many sites use bot blockers like Distil Networks to stop scrapers from stealing their data. The challenge for SEOs is that sometimes these bot blockers are not set correctly and can prevent ...
Local SEO Guide · 1M ago

One More Link for Dixon Jones

Woke up this morning to see that Dixon Jones, who runs marketing for Majestic, will be transitioning out of his role and into retirement. Majestic has long proven itself to be a top shelf (m...
Local SEO Guide · 2M ago

Ranking in Organic Search is the #1 Local Ranking Factor

Do I have your attention now? Sweet! I’m happy to announce that we just updated our Local SEO Ranking Factors! This year we really expanded the data set of the study. We looked at the 150 la...
Local SEO Guide · 2M ago

Click-Through-Rate, Rankings & SEO

In case you had any doubts that CTR has a direct impact on Google rankings, feast your eyes on this Search Analytics data:   On October 8th, a client relaunched their website and changed the...
Local SEO Guide · 2M ago

Want to Know About The Definitive Local SEO Ranking Factors?

Then come check out my session at SMX East 😉 On Tuesday, I’m going to go over what the data truly says about ranking in local pack results. Do you need to focus on link building?  Is there e...
Local SEO Guide · 3M ago

Replace Your Crappy Store Locator Already

If you appreciate that I did not shove a “sign up for my amazing $$$$ program” pop up in your face, please feel free to retweet this fine piece of artisanal html The post Replace Your Crappy...
Local SEO Guide · 3M ago

Should Anyone Even Care If Google Now Powers SIRI Results?

Now that Apple has switched from Bing to Google for SIRI’s web search results, I have been trying to wrap my head around the implications for our clients. In keeping with Apple’s secretive w...