Website Audit: What Should You Be Looking For?

Website optimization is an ever-important aspect of having an SEO website. As such, you need to optimize the site from time to time if you wish to keep it on a high level. However, many business owners aren’t sure where to start when it comes to website optimization. If you track your numbers, you’ll know whether you’re getting traffic to your site, but it’s a little trickier to determine where you could be doing better.

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Can Backlinks Boost Your Business’ Growth?

The ultimate goal of any business is to grow, but there are different avenues for accomplishing that.  Exploring and trying them all may be counterproductive, so you need to be aware of how different strategies complement each other. If you’re trying to grow your business with content and digital marketing services, you’ll want to look into backlinking as a way of boosting your growth.

A backlink is a hyperlink on a website that leads to your site (usually to a good blog post or cornerstone content.) However,earning quality backlinks is by no means an easy thing to do.  It takes a lot of time, effort, and research.  If you’re wondering why to go through all that trouble, the answer is simple: there are so many backlink benefits that expending that kind of effort is worth it.  Let’s have a look at some of them:

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Why Create a Google My Business (GMB) Page?


Visibility and branding are two of the top priorities for local businesses, as well as those that are trying to grow. Consistent branding,good marketing strategy and taking advantage of being able to manage your company across Google go a long way in securing visibility.

Among the many things you can do;creating a Google My Business page for your business shouldn’t be passed over.The Google My Business page has many capabilities which provide you with opportunities to build up your brand and perform unparalleled reputation management, among other things. Here’s why you should create a Google My Business page: 

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Reputation Management SEO for Your Company

Reputation Management SEO for Your CompanyWhen you type your company’s name into Google, what are the first results you see? Try it!  The same question goes for a hidden search, since your regular results may be affected by your browsing history.  If your company’s had some negative PR lately, that climbed to the top of the SERP (Search Engine Results Pages), there are ways to adjust your digital marketing strategy to repair it.

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Why Bother with Meta Descriptions?

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Meta descriptions have no ranking value… right?

If you take Google’s word for it — they don’t have value. But, if meta descriptions don’t affect a website’s ability to rank and don’t help you at all when you’re competing for the click of the customer, you may wonder, “What’s the point?”.

What if I told you that despite not being a direct ranking factor, a meta description can still change a user’s perception of website value or it could indirectly affect rank. To unpack this, let’s talk about what meta descriptions are and why you should bother with them after all.

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Why You Should Use Google Ads Retargeting Options

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There’s a distinct learning curve to Google Ads, which can be disconcerting to small business owners. How are you going to set up your new campaign? How much should you pay per impression? There’s no end to the questions.

Who has the time to learn an entirely new skill from scratch while trying to run a business?

Hiring help to manage online advertising is always an option because the problem is many business owners aren’t aware of the capabilities of PPC ads. One of the most useful features of Google Ads, especially within the Google Display Network, is undoubtedly retargeting. Let’s have a look at retargeting in more detail, as well as why you should use it.

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My Website Is Not Secure with HTTPS: So What?

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Until recently, having a secure website with HTTPS wasn’t a priority of every business online. However, times are changing, and Google is making sure that companies follow its recommendations regarding privacy protection.

It’s essential for all business website owners to be up to date with the situation. To that effect, let’s recap the changes Google has been making recently, as well as take a look at the importance of HTTPS.

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Local SEO: 5 Tips to Build Local Engagement

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If you own a local business, you might be thinking that you don’t need online marketing. While it is true that local companies can do well with traditional marketing channels, there are indeed benefits to having a robust online presence. One of the ways of accomplishing that is improving your local SEO (Search Engine Optimization.)

Despite some misconceptions people tend to have about optimizing a website for local audiences, it’s a great way to make a business more discoverable in your immediate area. Here are five tips to build local engagement by implementing a good SEO strategy:

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Traditional Marketing Vs. Digital Marketing – Pros and Cons of Each

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Depending on the unique needs of a business, any style of marketing can bring favorable results. However, that does not mean that anything works. To indeed make the most out of your marketing budget, you need to learn the benefits and drawbacks of different types of marketing.

Business owners who are just starting their marketing efforts often wonder whether they should invest in digital or traditional marketing or both. That’s an interesting question because there are distinct pros and cons to each. Let’s have a look at some of them.

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