Bernadette Coleman
 
The Ins and Outs of Online Visibility for Local Businesses
The days of competing with local businesses via storefront window displays and newspaper ads are long gone. Sure, traditional methods of advertising still hold...
Advice Local     Apr 28 2019
The Ultimate How-to Guide to Long-Tail Keywords and Voice Search Optimization
When it comes to optimizing content for search engines , you might feel like there are a million things to remember. You know keywords are important, but when...
Advice Local     Apr 24 2019
Everything You Need to Know About Yelp Business Listings
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it as many times as needed: reviews and customer feedback are more important than ever. Having a Yelp business listing is a...
Advice Local     Apr 22 2019
Do Manual Citation Submissions Perform Better Than Data Aggregator Submissions?
To get found online, small and large businesses alike need to create and claim online listings (also referred to as local citations ). It’s a surefire way to...
Advice Local     Apr 21 2019
How Are Local Listings Beneficial for Local Businesses?
Local listings have always been essential for local businesses. Back in the days of real-world phone books, before Google and mobile devices ruled the world,...
Advice Local     Apr 17 2019
Applying Search Intent to Local Businesses’ Placement
Have you experienced that odd moment where Google suggests a query before you even finish typing? It’s as though Google’s reading your mind! That’s not quite...
Advice Local     Apr 15 2019
Tried-n-True Link Building Strategies for Local Businesses
When it comes to winning over search engines , sometimes local businesses need to enlist help. Sometimes, this help comes in the form of earning...
Advice Local     Apr 14 2019
How to Use Google Maps to Respond to Google My Business Reviews
Reviews are impactful , and how they’re handled is defining for businesses and brands. No one likes to read bad reviews. Customers can be steered away from...
Advice Local     Apr 10 2019
Best Practices for Creating Voice Search-Friendly Content
In today’s world, full of Google Homes and Amazon Echos, people no longer search the internet solely with typed queries. Comscore estimated that 50 percent of...
Advice Local     Apr 8 2019
What Is Natural Language and How to Use It for Voice Search Optimization
Remember when we released Voice Search for Local Businesses, Franchises and Brands: The Guide to Getting Found ? Well, we’re not done emphasizing the importance...
Advice Local     Apr 3 2019
Does Every Local Citation Need to be Cleaned Up?
Clean local citations are an essential part of local SEO. It’s one of our highest priorities for the clients we take on at Advice Local and a topic we...
Advice Local     Apr 2 2019
How to Choose a Local Citation Listing Service
Citations are crucial to building a business’ web presence. They’re a topic we hammer home at Advice Local – you’re probably tired of hearing about it! If not,...
Advice Local     Mar 27 2019
Debunking Citation Building Myths
Citation building is essential for any local business. It’s the way that the business gets found online. A citation encompasses any mention of a brand online ,...
Advice Local     Mar 20 2019
Helping Service Area Businesses Place in Local Search Results
Last month, we talked about how to best optimize Google My Business listings for service area businesses (SABs). SABs have always experienced challenges in the...
Advice Local     Mar 18 2019
How Local Businesses Can Conquer Voice Search Through the Featured Snippet
Did you know that 80 percent of the answers that the Google Assistant gives through Google Home come from featured snippets? Last year, digital agency ROAST...
Advice Local     Mar 13 2019
Local Businesses Can Stand Out in a Zero-Click Search – Here’s How [#Infographic]
When you’re searching online, the last thing you want to do is scroll through dozens of pages to find what you’re looking for. Impatient consumers want the...
Advice Local     Mar 11 2019
How Our Local Presence Management Solution Achieved All of Our Pest Control Client’s Goals
At Advice Local, we know that our digital marketing and local presence management strategies are effective. But, saying is one thing… showing is where it’s at...
Advice Local     Mar 7 2019
FAQs About Local Listing Management – The Questions on Everyone’s Minds
Today, we decided to tackle one of our favorite topics – local listing management – in a new way. We’re all busy people; whether we’re running our own local...
Advice Local     Mar 5 2019
Using Search Queries to Help a Local Business Place in Search Results
If there’s anything we’ve learned in all our years specializing on getting local businesses found online , it’s that consumers are unpredictable. Although you...
Advice Local     Feb 28 2019
Local SEO Stats That Need to Be Considered in 2019
How crazy is it that we’re already through February? This year has been moving quickly! The beginning of 2019 held so much promise for us, and it keeps getting...
Advice Local     Feb 25 2019
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