Google has been offering paid advertising—known as AdWords—for over 15 years. In that time, the format for these ads has stayed relatively the same: a 25-character headline followed by two, 35-character description lines. So when Google started rolling out "Expanded Text Ads" in mid-July, the online … [Read more...] about Do You Know About This Huge Change to Google AdWords?
Local SEO isn't the only way to spread the good word about your business. Offering friendly, helpful customer service is a super-easy way to keep customers happy and strengthen word-of-mouth. After all, customers are much more likely to do repeat business with a company that provides superior … [Read more...] about Why Customer Service and Facebook Are a Brilliant Match
We're always harping on you about what you should be doing online to help your business's search engine optimization efforts. But we sometimes forget to mention what you and your fellow business owners should be doing offline. You know—in the real world. Thankfully, seasoned SEO consultant Marcus … [Read more...] about Beef Up Your Local SEO With an Offline Boost
In her recent article on Search Engine Land, Jenny Foster reveals some of the most significant “hard truths” that SEO marketers need their clients to know. Prospect Genius frequently echoes these same ideas to our own clients, so it’s validating to see them emphasized by such a prominent leader in … [Read more...] about Three Truths All SEO Marketers Wish You Knew
By now, you fully understand that having a mobile website is essential to your local search success. However, do you know what your mobile site should look like or what kinds of features it should have? In more general terms, do you know what mobile users want from your site? As reported by Adam … [Read more...] about Does Your Mobile Site Give Users What They Want?
As you're well aware, your website can get traffic from countless channels. Social media, paid advertising, and e-mail campaigns all contribute to your site traffic. But did you know that organic results (mainly from Google) remain the most significant source of traffic? This is according to a … [Read more...] about Why Organic Search Will Always Be Vital
Are your PPC ads making users think too much? In a recent article for Search Engine Land titled, "PPC Ads Not Performing? Reduce Cognitive Load," Andrew Goodman describes what user-experience experts say is an often overlooked performance factor for PPC. In a nutshell, cognitive load refers to the … [Read more...] about With PPC Ads, Users Prefer a No-Brainer