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Strategies for Creating Long-Form Content for Your Website

Long-form content has some significant benefits over other types of content or even shorter posts. At anywhere from 1,000 to 10,000 words or more, it provides in-depth content for search engines to parse, other websites to link back to, and your potential customers to get answers to all their...

How to Improve Your SEO with Long-Form Content

We often talk about how quality and quantity are equally important when it comes to content on your website. Generally, we also say that there is no “right” word count for your content as long as you are regularly adding new content to your site. For the most part, this is true. Shorter...

3 Ways to Improve On-page SEO for Your Small Business Website

Search engine optimization, or SEO, is divided into two categories - on-page and technical. On-page SEO is what is included on each page of your website, such as the content, schemas, and links. For small businesses, on-page SEO is where you want to focus, since it requires little technical...

How to Keep Your Local Business Website Up to Date with a Content Audit

When COVID started in 2020, you likely got onto your small business website and dutifully added information about your COVID-19 practices and how you are keeping your customers safe. Now, almost two years later, the changing recommendations and realities for handling COVID as a small business mean...

What Is FAQ Schema Markup and Why You Should Be Using It

In recent Google searches, you may have noticed new information popping up underneath different websites. A list of events, customer reviews, FAQs, and other items now show on the search results page. These features are possible with schema markup, a type of website content that lets businesses...

Outsourcing Marketing: Why It Makes Sense for Small Businesses to Partner with a Marketing Company

As a small business owner, you probably hear all the time that you have to market your business online. But when do you have the time to do that? You already have a dozen different responsibilities each day. Learning the ins and outs of digital marketing and spending the time to do it effectively...

Why Add an FAQ to Your Webpages

The majority of people today turn to the internet when they have a question. If your website has a small business, you want to provide all the answers your customers might need about your services or products in an easy to find place on your site. The best location for that is an FAQ. An FAQ...

More Than Hits: Decreasing Visitors to Improve Conversions

More Than Hits: Decreasing Visitors to Improve Conversions

There's a pest control company in Virginia that contacted us about a problem they were having with conversions. They were receiving over 1000 hits a month (a lot for a local pest control company) and not receiving nearly enough calls. Looking into the data, the problem wasn't conversions. The...

The Best Social Media Platforms for Your Business: Facebook

This is the first in our series about using social media platforms to boost your online marketing. We’re discussing the pros and cons of the most popular social media sites to help you determine which are the best fit for your business.  Facebook is the site many think of when it comes...

The Best Social Media Platforms for Businesses: Let’s Get Started

Social media became a marketing tool a little over a decade ago, and isn’t about to go away. Used correctly, it offers many advantages to both large companies and small local businesses. Much of it is free to use with the exception of paid ads, giving your company a place to establish a profile...