It’s a question we get a lot: I’m a small business owner, can I do SEO on my own? The answer is: of course! You can do anything you set your mind to. But there are a few reasons our clients decide to have us do the heavy lifting SEO-wise while they continue to run a successful business.
A snow day is a weird day in the middle of the week where you are ready to go to work, and instead you are told that it is too dangerous to even go outside. We’ve had some crazy weather in the Philly area this year (remember the “bomb cyclone?”), so the GetPhound team has become pretty good at getting work done while enjoying these wonderful winter days. We invite you to take a head-to-toe journey with us through the anatomy of a hypothetical GetPhound snow day:
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?