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What Google's Rank Boost for User Proximity Means To You

For at least a couple of months now Google has been giving a huge boost in map pack ranking for businesses that are geographically closest to the user who is searching. If you are a business that checks its own ranking regularly, you may not have noticed this, because obviously you are very close to yourself. In fact you probably have an unrealistically positive view of your local rankings. 


Youtube Analytics

If you publish videos on Youtube, there is some great information about the viewing of your videos that is a little bit buried in the Youtube web interface. Follow these easy steps to check your Youtube Analytics. The information is only 4 clicks away!


Logo Design Basics

A well designed logo is critical in building your brand identity. Because every brand is different, and your logo needs to be unique. For that reason, the first task for a logo designer is gathering some basic information about the business, services and/or product the logo will represent.


5 Reasons You Can't Rank for Your Google Keywords

If you are increasingly frustrated about the decline in your search rankings and search engine traffic, you are not alone. Here are some possible reasons why:

1. You hired the wrong SEO company.

If you do any kind of research on SEO you will be familiar with the buzzwords "blogging,""content marketing,""social media" and the like. Those terms will be used against you by unethical SEO companies. They might have a nice website, and offer those services by name, but that is absolutely no indication of whether or not they can deliver targeted traffic and leads.


4 Common Yelp Myths Held by Businesses

Yelp Myths

Many business owners are afraid of the user review site Yelp, and for good reason. I've seen businesses with bad Yelp scores struggle, and even go out of business to get away from the bad reviews. Like it or not though, online reviews are here to stay. To survive, business owners need to change their practices to include proactive steps towards gaining positive reviews. They need to learn to use Yelp as a tool for growth, rather than hiding from it in fear.

So let's bust some Yelp myths:


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