Nashville SEO “Group Therapy” Session #2

Depressed about your website’s current lack of rankings and traffic? Frustrated with your conversion rates? Are you feeling sad, lonely and confused about SEO for your business? Why not get together and talk it out. Join me to talk out your current SEO frustrations in a friendly group setting. I’m more than happy to chime in […]

Where to start in the Local SEO Ecosystem

David Mihm of Moz and his Local Search Ecosystem: It’s a Jungle Out There Every expedition started in the drawing room, with a map. The reality is that getting your local business visible is a challenge that is generally too daunting for most small business owners, but is also a high reward activity when done […]

Lessons from messing up your Google Places Settings

By Jeremy RiveraI took up a job to find out why these paralegals in Riverside were suddenly no longer ranking for local oriented searches. After a little poking around, I found that they had changed their Google Places setting: They had changed this setting to be “Yes, this business serves customers at their locations”, instead […]

Local Business Directories

Check for existing listings to take over, online localized directories may have already created a listing for your business if you have existed in any telephone directories as a physical location, because they buy up that data from 3rd party vendors like Localeze, Axciom, InfoUSA etc. Requires phone verification to take control as a […]

Voice Verification- The new challenge to Local SEO

If you’re working for a small business, it’s essential that you get your Local SEO game in order, and that means sorting out the client’s business listing submissions. Now Roboform is extremely handy in making those submissions pretty much automated, that’s not the whole story. Phone Verification, and the Big Problem of Verification If you’ve […]

Submit to Local Search

Local Search Engines:, Yelp, Citysearch, Kudzu, Insiderpages, BOTWlocal, CITYSQUARES, and AllPages. yellowbook, Switchboard,, YELLOWPAGES.COM, MagicYellow, and MojoPages. And the story of internet yellow pages doesn’t end here. There are highly specialized yellow pages that can help you target particular interest groups. You can build local citations via various third party data providers […]