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What is Review Gating and How Does it Affect your Brand

review gating info graphic Review Gating is the process of filtering candidates before asking them to leave you a review. The way companies usually do this is by sending their customers an email that first asks if they had a positive or negative experience with their company. If the customer had a positive experience then they are invited to leave a public review on… Read More

Duplicate Content

Duplicate content is described as content that appears on the Internet in more than one place. The "one place" this refers to is a location with a unique website address or URL so, if your site has the same content at more than one web address you have duplicate content. The reason that this can cause problems is that if… Read More

Voice Search and How It Influences Featured Snippets

google home voice assistant Featured snippets are growing in popularity because they are easy to read and can provide a trusted answer without a user ever having to leave the search results page for their query. While they are still popular among text searches, featured snippets are a favorite of digital assistants as well because they are easy to say out loud and almost… Read More

All About Featured Snippets | SEO Blog

google algorithm Google has changed a lot since it first launched. While ranking in organic search results is still very important, there are many other aspects of Google's search engine results pages (SERPs) that have become valuable places to snag extra search traffic. In this post, we'll cover what featured snippets are, how they can drive traffic to your site, and how… Read More

Canonical Links and What They Mean for SEO

When you post duplicate content on your website it could create a large variety of problems for search engines and in turn, hurt your page rankings. We suggest avoiding duplicate content on your website for three main reasons: Search engines will not know which version of the page to include in the index and which one to exclude. Search engines… Read More

Google Local Rank Strategy

google algorithm Google's local pack is an excellent place to draw traffic to your site and your Google My Business listing because it is always displayed above organic search results and includes an interactive map so users can immediately gauge how close you are to them. To be featured in local packs you have to beat out a lot of competitors first.… Read More

Link Building and Establishing Authority

Alright, so you've done it. You took the time to create high-quality content that your users are looking for and supplied the answers to their questions. Best of all you made sure that your content resonates with users and search engines, but there is one small problem. Your pages are still not ranking. If this sounds like something you know… Read More

How to Resonate with Users and Search Algorithms

If you are hoping to have your website rank well on Google and other search engines online, you will want your website to be understood easily by indexing robots. These indexing robots are usually called "spiders" and they are the ones that scan for relevant search results. When your focus of the page is easily apparent to these search spiders… Read More

What is Google My Business and How Can it Contribute to SEO?

The first step in your advertising strategy should always be to claim and verify your listing on Google My Business. Getting your business listed on Google My Business is a huge part of making your site more likely to show up in Google's Local Pack, Google Maps, and is necessary for your business to have a knowledge panel in Google's… Read More

5 On-Page SEO Tips and Tricks

google algorithm It can be challenging to understand the world of SEO. Understanding SEO best practices and how to apply them to their can prove troublesome for many business owners. Many professional SEO companies have determined the best practices to improve a page's rank in Google through rigorous testing. Our SEO specialists have decided to help by sharing 5 on page SEO… Read More