Exploring Local SEO

Shawn Manaher

Claiming Your Google Plus Business Page

Citations are huge for enhancing your presence in local search.  Most third-party properties can be pretty influential but there are a couple that every business should take advantage of if nothing else.  One of those is a Google Plus Business page (formerly known as a Google Places page).  This post will show you how to […]

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Matthew Laurin

Which Type of Structured Data Should I Use for My Site?

Structured data helps search engines understand your content and then display it in search results in a way that is helpful for users.  Information like address, phone number, images, video, reviews and other data can be marked up using HTML.  There are different kinds of structured data markup so which one is the right one […]

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Shawn Manaher

7 Essential Elements of Local SEO

Search is becoming more focused on user intent.  When people look for local businesses, Google tailors search results to display companies that are in a searcher’s local geographic area.  If your site isn’t optimized for local search though, you might be missing out on traffic.  Below are 7 areas you should be focusing on when […]

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Matthew Laurin

Citations for Local SEO

If you want to get found online, it’s all about enhancing your presence and dominating the first page of search engine results.  Configuring your website to do this is great but there is also a lot of work to be done off-site.  Local citations are an excellent way to expand your presence online without a […]

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Shawn Manaher

Local Business Schema for Search Visibility

Search engines crawl web pages so that they can be indexed and eventually served to users.  Despite the fact that bots have become very good at digesting content on the internet, they still need assistance.  Using structured data on your website for your local business information provides a lot of benefits.  By helping search engines […]

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