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Internal Links – What are They and Why are They Important?

internal-links Backlinks and external links typically take center stage whenever an SEO talks about linking strategies. However, external links are not the only type of links that you should pay attention to. Internal links are arguably just as important. A good internal linking strategy directs visitors of your website to the pages and posts you value most. They are an integral… Read More

Optimizing Your Images for SEO

Image Optimization One often overlooked aspect of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is the image. Anyone who has ever made a piece of content for the web has found themselves wondering if their piece needs an image. Well, the short answer is yes. Almost every type of web content will perform better on search engines if it has an image. If you spend… Read More

Thanksgiving Travel Tips to Survive the Holiday

Thanksgiving is almost here! While it's easy to get wrapped up in the festivities surrounding the day, remember that Thanksgiving is one of the biggest travel days of the year. In fact, to quote a popular fictional mother (Peggy Hill of King of the Hill): The day before Thanksgiving is, in my opinion, one of the busiest travel days of… Read More

Checking Content for Readability

Checking for Content Readability The easier your copy is to read, the better off you'll be. Why? Because search engines cater to users, not site owners, and content creators. It was possible to stuff your copy with spammy language and rank well on Google and other search engines in the past. This is no longer the case. You now need to make sure that… Read More

What Does it Cost to Advertise on Facebook?

"How much will it cost?" is usually the first question a business owner asks when they're considering a new advertising route. If you're considering advertising on Facebook, you're probably wondering what it'll cost. Unfortunately, the answer that most people, articles, and online resources will give you is "well, it depends." Today, we're here to give you a better answer than… Read More

Web Accessibility – What Does it Mean and Why is it Important?

You may have heard the term "web accessibility" around the internet lately. But what does "web accessibility" mean, and is it important for SEO? In this article, we'll break down exactly what web accessibility is, how to optimize a website for it, and why it's important for your website's search engine performance. Let's get into it! What is Web Accessibility?… Read More

Why Doesn’t My Business Show Up In Local Search?

google algorithm Why doesn't your business show up in local search on Google and other search engines? Well, the answers might surprise you! Learn all about local search from the expert marketers at Contractor Advertising here today! Google's local pack is an excellent place to draw traffic to your site and your Google My Business listing. It is always displayed above organic… Read More

Not Advertising on Social Media? Don’t Miss the Boat

Let's assume you run a plumbing business, and that you're wondering how to reach more customers in the 21st century. Well, it's a whole lot less complicated than you'd probably think. With social media websites like Facebook, Instagram, and others, you can reach your audience faster and more affordably than ever before! That's right, social media advertising is the new… Read More

How To Safeguard Your Clients from Your Competitors

In this article, we'll explore the several different strategies you can adopt to help safeguard your clients from your competitors. Unfortunately, one of the most common ways that businesses seek out new customers is by attempting to "snipe" them away from their competitors. For example, let's assume you run a plumbing business and that your company tends to do quite… Read More

How To Improve Your Google My Business Rankings

As we've discussed here before, a Google My Business (GMB) profile is all but necessary for any business with a website. Whether you're a carpenter, plumber, HVAC technician, lawyer, or bail bonds agency, a well-made Google My Business profile really can grow your customer base. However, just like any other online search ecosystem, the Google My Business platform has a… Read More