Twenty percent of searches in Google’s mobile apps and on Android are voice searches and many of us talk to smart speakers and similar devices every day. Seventy-one percent of smartphone users in the 18-29 age group use mobile personal assistants. In 2017, there were an estimated 33 million voice-first devices in use. Search engine … Continue reading "Voice Search: SEO in the Age of Conversational Interfaces"
Do all and sundry in your family, even your grandmom, check and re-check online reviews on Amazon before making their online orders? You bet they are! The fact is, the entire world is maddeningly crazy about online reviews to the point that 97% of online customers read reviews before they make any kind of online … Continue reading "5 Unique Ways to Mine More Online Reviews"
I’ve worked with a lot of local businesses, and most of them are really old school. Take dentists, for example. The profession is one that makes much use of modern technology, and the average dentist has no problem operating complex machinery that me or you would be mystified by. Unfortunately, this same level of tech … Continue reading "7 Fundamentals of Local SEO That Still Matter in 2018 (and Beyond)"
Advice for SEO Agencies with local SEO clients Working in local SEO can be difficult, annoying, frustrating, but also rewarding. Depending on the industry your clients are in or the geographic area the competition can range from mild to extra spicy. When things are working the way you want for your clients it’s easy to … Continue reading "Local SEO for 2015: Don’t Set It and Forget It"
When working in Local SEO, you surely know how search engine positions differ from one city to another, even if you don’t append the city name to the keyword search. So, if you have colleagues working remotely, or clients based in other cities or countries, the only way you can provide them with accurate results … Continue reading "How to Get Local SEO Rankings"