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Explore our SEO blog posts covering topics on Google algorithm updates, ranking factors, onsite and offsite SEO, and search engine optimization best practices.

6 Alt Text (Alt Tag) Writing Tips to Benefit Readers and SEO

Alt text, short for alternative text and synonymous with alt tag, is a concise textual description of an online image that describes the appearance and provides context as to how the image relates to the rest of the content on the...

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5 SEO Link Building Myths Debunked

Building links pointing to your small business website is beneficial to your search engine optimization (SEO) and the visibility of your small business. However, with the vast amount of misinformation circulating online, it can be difficult to determine what is fact...

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5 Common Local SEO Strategy Mistakes to Avoid

To drive more organic traffic to your small business, it is crucial to implement an effective local search engine optimization (SEO) strategy. However, optimizing for local search is not always the simplest task. Keep reading to discover several local SEO mistakes...

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How Spelling, Grammar, and Overall Writing Quality Can Impact SEO and Credibility

Proper spelling, grammar, and writing technique are the table stakes of high-quality content. When writing content for your small business website, it is crucial to satisfy the search intent of readers. However, it is equally important to demonstrate professionalism and quality...

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How Google Business Profile Reviews are Collected and Filtered for Spam

Have any of your customers submitted reviews on Google but you can't see them? There's a possibility that Google filtered out those reviews from your profile, believing those reviews were spam. The giant search engine has in the recent past been...

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What is Google SpamBrain and How Does It Prevent Spam in Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs)?

Spam is a significant problem in our digital world, ranging from spam emails to spam websites and more. Spam can be malicious, extremely misleading, or simply distracting. When it comes to spam websites in search results, Google has been steadily combating...

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4 Common SEO Copywriting Myths Debunked

When executed well, SEO copywriting can help boost your search engine rankings and lead more traffic to your small business. However, with Google’s everchanging algorithms and the extensive amount of misinformation found online, it can be difficult to separate fact from...

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5 Myths about Online Reputation Management

When it comes to online reputation management, there are numerous myths and misconceptions circling the internet. Some think it's impossible to fix a bad reputation online. Others believe you can buy your way to a good one. To keep your small...

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6 SEO Content Creation Tips for YMYL (Your Money or Your Life) Topics

Creating content for Your Money or Your Life (YMYL) webpages can be daunting for many small business owners, as YMYL pages require a higher level of scrutiny and care since the advice or information provided could impact the quality of readers’...

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Google Business Profile Insights: Are They Accurate?

As a small business owner, creating, claiming, and optimizing your Google Business Profile (formerly known as Google My Business) is an important step in boosting your small business’ search engine rankings. A Google Business Profile offers companies several tools and benefits,...

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Creating Infographics to Build Backlinks and Boost SEO

Infographics are visual formats that help readers absorb a lot of information in an attractive, creative, and exciting way and can liven up even the dullest of content. Additionally, infographics are known for being an effective tool that can communicate complex...

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9 Best Practices for Writing Product and Service Reviews

Publishing high-quality reviews products and services you either sell directly or recommend can offer your small business many benefits, including reducing customer anxiety, increasing customer trust, and boosting your business’ credibility. To help consumers discover your product or service reviews when...

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5 Tips (and Handy Tools!) for Improving Your Local SEO Strategy

If you own a small brick-and-mortar business, it is essential to develop your local search engine optimization (SEO) strategy; otherwise, competing with other companies in your area can be challenging. Local SEO plays a critical role in putting your small business...

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Improve Your Website E-A-T (EAT) and SEO by AVOIDING These 5 Mistakes

You have probably heard of Google's E-A-T. The concept has been around since 2014 and has become a vital SEO element. Unfortunately, it is a term that confuses many people. Read on to find out what E-A-T is, its importance, and...

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Important Google Algorithm Updates of 2021 for Small Business and Local SEO

Last Updated on December 16, 2021 Each year, Google evolves and introduces more updates to its algorithm to improve the search experience. This ensures its users browse on secure, accurate, and more relevant pages. Understanding Google’s major algorithm updates and their...

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4 Blogging Myths Your Small Business Should Ignore

Blogging is a form of content marketing that has been around for years. When done correctly, blogging can help your small business build engagement, boost your search engine rankings, and generate more leads. However, due to the ever-changing digital landscape, blogging...

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4 Link Building Mistakes Your Small Business Should Avoid

Link building is a crucial part of any search engine optimization (SEO) strategy, and implementing the right practices can make a world of difference in improving your small business search engine rankings. Keep reading to discover four common backlink building mistakes...

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5 Benefits of Online Reputation Management

A good reputation is the foundation of any successful business. With the rise of social media and online reviews as well as the increased use of search engines and e-commerce, it is more important than ever to have a robust online...

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4 Benefits of Organic Search Traffic (through SEO) for Small Businesses

When it comes to marketing your small business website online, organic traffic is perhaps the most important form of traffic. Organic traffic is targeted, cost-effective, increases website trust, and offers numerous other benefits for your small business. More importantly, organic traffic...

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What is Google Search Console (GSC) and How is it Different than Google Analytics (GA)?

As a small business owner today, ensuring your website is fully optimized for search engines is critical for your success. While search engine optimization (SEO) can be a challenging concept to fully grasp, fortunately there are tools available to help you...

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4 Benefits of SEO Copywriting

In order to make your small business website stand out, rank higher in search engines, and lead traffic to your door, a strong SEO strategy is essential. One critical aspect of a powerful SEO strategy is SEO copywriting. SEO copywriting is...

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