SEO Success Depends on "Partnering" with the Search Engines | SEO Tips | SEO & Social Media Solutions for Small Businesses | SBN Marketing

SEO Success Depends on “Partnering” with the Search Engines

“Successful SEO is not about tricking Google. It’s about ‘partnering’ with Google to provide the best search results for users.” I recently ran across this quote, which is attributed to Phil Frost, founder and COO at Main Street ROI, a digital marketing agency with team members across the United States and clients around the world…

The Continuing Importance of Hyperlocal SEO | SEO & Social Media Solutions for Small Businesses | SBN Marketing

The Continuing Importance of Hyperlocal SEO

While different agencies and entities have a variety of names for it, hyperlocal SEO boils down to the technique: optimizing your website and social profiles (like Yelp and Google My Business) to be found in searches for local businesses providing the service or wares desired by the searcher. This has been a tactic for longer…

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Top Tools We Use for Business

Periodically, I like to post the top tools I use for business. Some of the list stays the same; some change as I learn new things, algorithms update, the services I offer evolve, etc. Here’s my updated list for March 2021. Apple ProductsIt’s no secret that I’m an Apple fan girl. I love that I…

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Tips on Deciding Where to House Your Blog

I’m often asked about where a blog should be housed – on a business’ website or on a separate domain. There’s no “right” answer, but there are definite things to consider. Personally, I prefer a blog housed on the website. I’ve found it’s easier to get SEO results this way. Your anchor links in your…