How Do I Grow My Local Business Fast?

Question: What are the best ways to grow my local business quickly? I’m struggling to get my local business to the next level. This is an important question for any business owner, executive and entrepreneur. In this episode of “THE SITDOWN w/Jon” (fancy title, I know) we’re covering core principles for growing a local business.…

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Local Search Marketing: Get More Great Clients

INTRODUCTION Being a freelancer or a small business owner is enthralling, yet there is an underlying challenge which cannot be ignored: Creating Revenue! Building a growing money stream is not just about ranking one’s website pages for relevant keywords and hoping this alone will lead to quality results. Any business model where the goal is…

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Top 10 Google Tips for Higher Local Rankings and Local SEO Visibility

In this audio podcast created for local businesses – and in specific doctors, dentists, and local health practices, I discuss the top things you must do in order to get listed high in the local search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing. Listen to the podcast here: (and watch for an updated version of this) [display_podcast]

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5 Guidelines for Managing Online Reviews In House

Websites like Yelp and Citysearch allow customers to leave reviews on businesses that they’ve recently visited. When these reviews are positive, they can help your company earn more business because these reviews will act as referrals to other customers. If the review is negative, though, it can have a damaging effect on your company, especially…

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Top 18 Client Check List Questions For Local Online Marketing Consultants

As a local search marketing expert and business owner, you are attending to many duties. And, while we must clearly distinguish between “busy work” and “actual work” (productivity), the lines may seem blurry at times. Your main job should be focused on revenue generating duties. Your own work around products/services, pricing, placements and promotions must…

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This Is Bill With The Google Local Placement Department

“We are calling regarding your current website placement in Google. We have an opening on the first page of Google for your website, and we can get you placed there, for a huge increase in your local visibility. It’s available now, but only on a first come, first served basis, and it’s important that your…

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