Ranking Your Local Business

It’s estimated that around 50% of mobile searches are locally focused which means that, if you’re a small local business, you need to make sure that you’re showing up on that first page of results your potential customers are seeing. For anyone who’s looked at improving the search engine rankings for their local business, Local SEO can be a bit of an enigma. Not too long ago it wasn’t very different to traditional SEO, but things have changed, and there are other factors that now play an important part in deciding where your site is going to rank for local...

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Why Choose Google Places?

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Mini Swimmers website

Another new website to add to the portfolio! We’ve just finished a new website for another local client – Mini Swimmers Ltd. Mini Swimmers is a new business that offers baby swimming lessons in Ripon and Harrogate and wanted a nice, clean, professional looking website to attract new customers. With the site needing to be regularly updated, information changed and new content added, WordPress was the perfect choice. Take a look for yourself and see what you think – miniswimmers.co.uk

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Why is Google Places Important for Local Businesses?

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The Winds of SEO Change

I’d known for some time the the right way to do SEO was changing. When I say the right way, I mean the way that is going to be the most effective at achieving better search engine rankings, the way that Google ‘wants’ it done. Actually, that’s not strictly accurate as Google would have us believe that they don’t want us doing any kind of SEO at all. The websites that get to the top of the search engine rankings will simply be the ones the have the freshest and best, relevant content –  a sort of survival of the digital fittest. But whether Google and the...

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