Archive for Local Search’ Category

Why can’t I see all the keywords in Google Analytics?
Aug

31

2015

Why can’t I see all the keywords in Google Analytics?

Why are keywords ‘not provided’ in Google Analytics? Are you looking over your monthly Google Analytics report or reviewing your WordPress Jetpack Site Stats and trying to figure out why you can’t see all the keywords that bring traffic to your web site? It’s very frustrating for web masters and business owners who want to see how users are looking for them on the Internet….

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Did you get a call from Google or Apple Maps?
Aug

28

2015

Did you recently get a call from Google or Apple Maps?

Did you recently get a call from Google or Apple Maps? Look out, it was probably a scam. Telemarketing companies are aggressively flooding voicemail boxes with unwanted spam calls with messages like these: Spam call from telemarketer about Apple Maps “Hi, this is Sally calling to help verify your new Apple Maps business listing. If you are the business owner and would like to have…

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Yelp accused of mob-like behavior
Aug

13

2015

Yelp accused of mob-like behavior

Over the years we’ve helped several local businesses optimize their Yelp profile. Sometimes Yelp will call and try to sell our clients an advertising campaign. The costs of the packages are typically around $500 per month with at least a 6-month commitment. Our local businesses have complained that expense of Yelp advertising is just not worth the benefit. The return on investment has been very…

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Google dominates local Internet searches
Apr

16

2015

Google dominates local Internet searches

It’s no surprise that Google is the top dog when it comes to online search engines. But while national statistics show Google getting around 66-percent of the search engine market share, locally Google’s stats spike. Nearly 90-percent of local search engine traffic comes from Google, according to an analysis of over 250,000 Internet searches over the past 12 months that brought traffic to the Paso…

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Aug

22

2013

Directory blogs help build SEO

Creating directory pages for clients When working on local search engine optimization for clients, one of the strategies we employ for clients is creating directory pages for them. The page will typically include some useful advice to help consumers make an informed choice and then a list of some of the best or recommended providers. This is a great way to call more attention to…

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Paul Shannon
Aug

13

2013

Central Coast SEO presentation hosted for businesses in Santa Maria

Central Coast SEO presentation in Santa Maria Central Coast search engine optimization expert Paul Shannon at Access Publishing is hosting a free seminar for local businesses in Santa Maria at the Radisson Hotel on Aug. 19, 2013. Central Coast SEO expert Paul Shannon is giving a free presentation on local search optimization this month in Santa Maria. It’s called “The Five Keys to Local Online…

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Mar

28

2013

Using Facebook for business in San Luis Obispo County

Facebook for business in San Luis Obispo County The Cheat Sheet Using Facebook for business in San Luis Obispo County is a great way to interact with your loyal clientele and potential customers. Figuring out how to do it successfully is the hard part. Here’s a great info-graphic to review when creating Facebook posts.  Optimize your company’s Facebook for business in San Luis Obispo County with help from…

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Mar

15

2013

Ask customers to use check-in apps at your business

Ask your customers to use check-in apps Facebook, Yelp and Foursquare check-in apps can help market your business and boost your local search rankings More and more, savvy iPhone and Android users are “checking in” to places they visit. This is a good trend for local businesses and you should encourage it. Smart phone apps like Facebook, Foursquare and Yelp allow users to check-in to…

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Mar

9

2013

Online Press Release in San Luis Obispo

Tell the community and the search engines what you do… Online Press Release in San Luis Obispo News has always been a powerful form of business marketing. With the rise of the Internet, creating buzz with a press release has become more useful than ever. A press release that used to be published in one newspaper can now be posted in hundreds of online news outlets….

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Online Press Release in San Luis Obispo
Mar

9

2013

Online Press Release in San Luis Obispo

Tell the community and the search engines what you do… Online Press Releases News has always been a powerful form of business marketing. With the rise of the Internet, creating buzz with a press release has become more useful than ever. A press release that used to be published in one newspaper can now be posted in hundreds of online news outlets. Access Publishing can help…

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