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Make content marketing your #1 SEO strategy in 2018

In this article, I will make the case for why content marketing should be your #1 search engine optimization (SEO) strategy for 2018. I know from experience that Google considers content and backlinks among the two most important ranking signals. Of these two you have...

How to Get More Google Reviews

Why do you need positive Google reviews? Colorado Springs business owners call us every week because they want to get more Google reviews. And they are smart to do so.  An impressive list of 5-star reviews can be one of the best Colorado Springs SEO tactics for local...

3 ways Digital Marketing Helps Your Customers

Can Digital Marketing help your business? Well, let me ask you this? When was the last time you got online to find a product or service to meet your needs? Was it within the last month? Last week? Less than 24 hours ago? If you are like most consumers (78% according...

Why Citations Increase Your Sales

Us local SEO guys like to use the term "local SEO citations." It makes us feel important like we are talking about rocket science or brain surgery. But local SEO citations are actually extremely simple in concept.  It's the implementation that is the challenge....

Quick Tips for an Effective Value Proposition

As a business owner, you want to ensure that you present yourself in the best way possible to potential clients online. While the era of the “elevator speech” is rapidly fading away, there is a new concept in its place - the Value Proposition. If you research...

How much does SEO cost?

If you’ve been paying for SEO services, then you know it's not cheap. Many Colorado Springs businesses owner want to know how much does SEO cost? And you might be wondering, is this SEO stuff really worth the cost. Many business services are costs.  For...

6 Factors of a Successful Social Media Presence

Social media is easily one of the fastest growing and cheapest tools for reaching the greatest number of customers. For those in marketing, a solid social media strategy is an invaluable tool to assist in generating leads and establishing great brand recognition....

Quit Wasting Time Finding New Leads and Let Them Find You

I recently had a conversation with a client who expressed a desire to increase his web traffic and ranking on the SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages). After some dialog, I finally asked him, “What is your final goal for achieving a higher page rank?” His response was...

4 SEO Trends to Watch in 2017

If you have been keeping up with the SEO trendsetters this year, you’ve probably seen a wide variety of opinions regarding the future of SEO. On one side, there have been claims of doom and gloom for search engine optimization… especially for local businesses. On the...