Last month, Facebook dropped news of its latest algorithm update, and it’s making businesses a little nervous.
Every once in awhile, some thought leader in the Internet marketing industry comes out with a piece asking “Is SEO dead?” and then pronouncing it officially deceased. The articles usually claim that some other aspect of digital promotion has replaced it: social media, paid search, web design—you name it. But the truth is, SEO is like a cockroach in a nuclear apocalypse, it can’t die. Not unless Google dies, which seems unlikely in the near future.
When lunchtime rolls around and all you’ve packed is some sad lettuce, the best thing to do is order out!
You’ve taken your marketing and website strategies and turned them into thousands of new monthly visitors. However, are you doing enough to convert those prospects into warm leads?
1. Snail Websites Lose The Race
Every millisecond your website takes to load is another visitor you’re missing out on. If your site isn’t quick enough, your visitors are going to find what they’re looking for elsewhere. Web surfers and potential customers are very impatient. The biggest factors that impact website speed are:
How much does local SEO cost? Local SEO pricing can range from $75 to $5,000 a month, according to our own observations of our industry. A study of SEO pricing by Moz found the majority of agencies charge a monthly retainer between $1,501 and $5,000.
Here at GetPhound, we’ve done something incredible. No, I’m not talking about helping several hundred businesses improve their online presence. I’m talking about our ambitious collection of coffeemakers.
Has Facebook been nudging you toward advertising?
As a small business owner or manager, you probably have a few new things you’d like to implement in 2017—maybe it’s spending more time at home and less at the office, or perhaps it’s getting more leads. Whatever it may be, remember not to neglect your online marketing this year, especially if it’s been a while since you’ve had it tuned up.
‘Tis the season for spreading holiday cheer to your customers on social media! Whether you’re a local dentist office or an online retailer, there are plenty of opportunities to engage your audience in fun, festive and fruitful ways this month. However, there’s a right and a wrong way to take advantage of the yuletide spirit, so be careful you’re not making one of these holiday social media mistakes! And, while you’re at it, put these stock Santas on the “do not post” list.