Contractor Advertising Blog

OK Google, How Do I Optimize for Voice Search?

Voice searches are starting to dominate the marketplace seriously. 40% of adults use voice search at least once a day (and comScore estimates 50% of all searches will be voice searches by 2020)! In other words, if you're not optimizing for voice searches, then you're potentially missing out on nearly half of all possible traffic to your website! That's not… Read More

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 to your website to the pages and posts you value most. They are an integral… Read More

Is It Time To Upgrade Your Website?

Upgrading your website is almost always advisable. However, certain situations warrant an upgrade or update more than others. What are those situations? Well, we're glad you asked! Here at Contractor Advertising, we feel five primary reasons to consider upgrading your website in 2020. Those reasons include: 1: Your site doesn't accurately reflect your brand 2: It uses outdated themes or… Read More

Google Features: Paid Vs Unpaid

Some of Google's features are free. You must pay for others. Google has created a massive advertising platform begging to be utilized by contractors. Contractor Advertising is here to break it all down. Some pieces of the Google platform are free. You can get to the top of organic Google results, get put in the Google Local Pack, and run… Read More

Domain Authority – What is it and How to Improve it

Domain Authority is a metric created by Moz that dynamically assigns a 0 to 100 score based on how well any given domain is expected to rank on search engines. So basically, the higher your Domain Authority, the more likely your domain will rank well on Google and similar search engines. What Does the 0 to 100 Domain Authority Score… Read More

Google Search Console – What it Tells You

Google Search Console Banner Google Search Console (GSC) is a free and beneficial tool that you can use to monitor and gauge the performance of your website. Google Search Console, especially when paired with Google Analytics, can provide valuable insight regarding the status of your domain in Google's search index. It can also help you find and fix any potential issues and errors. Let's… Read More

Marketing Your Essential Business

Do you run a significant business, such as a plumbing shop or HVAC repair company? Well, if you do, then you may find yourself wondering how to approach marketing during such a strange and tumultuous time in history. Well, thanks to the essential business marketing professionals at Contractor Advertising, you don't have to worry any longer! With our help, you'll… 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

On Page SEO Factors – What To Know

SEO Banner So, let's say that you've designed, developed, and launched a website for you or your business, and you want to rank well on Google and other search engines. Seems simple enough, right? In a perfect world, you would create content for a website. Then, search engines would automatically direct users to your well-crafted and informative business. However, that isn't really… Read More

Why Hire a Niche SEO Company?

SEO Niche Banner You've likely heard that your website could benefit from SEO (Search Engine Optimization). However, that doesn't mean that you necessarily know exactly what that entails in its entirety. Furthermore, even if you do know a little about SEO, chances are you don't have time to deal with the constantly changing factors and requirements that proper SEO involves. Enter the SEO… Read More