How to Market Local Brick-and-Mortars for Success: 3 Free Tools

Endeavoring to market local brick-and-mortar businesses organically (non-paid) is actually fairly simple when you take advantage these 3 free tools: Instagram, Google My Business and Facebook. How one local business managed to increase Facebook reach when others were losing theirs… You may have read — and I’ve written on the subject — that due to… Continue reading How to Market Local Brick-and-Mortars for Success: 3 Free Tools

Important Google My Business Changes You Need to Know

If you’ve tried to setup a home-based or e-commerce business using Google My Business, you probably ran into a roadblock. Google changed Google My Business to be for local, brick-and-mortar businesses only! With mobile search increasing, having your local business come up in Google Maps is critical for your business to succeed. Here are more… Continue reading Important Google My Business Changes You Need to Know

An SEO Tale of 2 Auto Repair Shops

I once did a consult for an auto repair shop in the Phoenix Valley. He had poor SEO and needed to boost the business to his local, brick-and-mortar shop. He had some social media profiles setup, but had no idea what to do. I did a Google search for “auto repair _____ (his city)”. His… Continue reading An SEO Tale of 2 Auto Repair Shops