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Apr

22

2015
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Get to the top of Google in your local area with Google Places

By Jonathon Monk In Local SEO - No Comments

Setting up a good quality Google Places listing is THE first thing a local business should do to market themselves locally online. People click on Google Places listings over and above the natural listings because the business address and customers reviews are shown, and people like to buy from highly regarded local firms. This post explains how to set up a good quality Google …

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Apr

21

2015
Small Business Writing Blog Tips

7 Small Business Blog Writing Tips

By Jonathon Monk In Affordable SEO - No Comments

Get a good blog going and the visitors will arrive in droves. A regular well written blog is one of the best ways to get people coming to your website; it will help people find you on the web which will ultimately earn your business more money! We recommend that all our local business clients …

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Apr

20

2015
SEO Overhaul

The First Steps to Optimising Your Website – The SEO Overhaul

By Jonathon Monk In Affordable SEO - No Comments

This is post is aimed at the small business who is looking for the first time to optimise a website and does not know the first steps. The following really lays out what would normally fall under the banner of an SEO Overhaul. Once the SEO overhaul has been completed you would not expect this …

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Apr

17

2015
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Why does the SEO industry shun small business?

By Jonathon Monk In Affordable SEO - 1 Comment

Having officially been in the been in the SEO industry for a relatively short period of time, it still staggers me how the UK SEO industry still seems to turn its nose up at SEO for small business. SEO conference after SEO conference runs through all sorts of great stuff about building great content, relationships and links, …

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Apr

16

2015
SEO Copywriting

SEO Copywriting Specification

By Jonathon Monk In Small Business SEO - No Comments

The following highlights some of the key criteria for ensuring a web page is correctly and effectively written for both visitors and search engines. (1) Fundamentals of SEO Copywriting The page must be naturally written for the page title and read well for the user Copy for the page must be original The keywords to be included within …

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Apr

15

2015
An Introduction to Blogs for Small Business

An Introduction to Blogs for Small Business

By Jonathon Monk In Affordable SEO - No Comments

This post is a brief introduction to Blogs for the Small Business Owner. A blog is a very good way to publicise your web-site, but like any marketing activity you will get out of it what you put in. A half-hearted blog post every 3 months will basically just be a waste of time, but …

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Apr

14

2015
Social Media

3 reasons why business HAVE to have Social Media

By Jonathon Monk In Affordable SEO - No Comments

A look at the data at the end of 2014 is sure confirmation that as a business it is vital for a business to operate through Social Media. Though data for the UK may be scarce and hard to find; information on the activities of our American cousins is bountiful and shows a world wide …

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Apr

10

2015
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Keywords – the foundation of everything

By Jonathon Monk In Affordable SEO - No Comments

If you want to be found on Google, you need to have a broad understanding of keywords and how they should be used in your website marketing. The following post is a very brief introduction to keywords. Google is basically just a very powerful word search machine; so if you type in ‘book shops‘ Google …

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Apr

09

2015
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Social Media Beginners Guide – The first services I set up for small businesses

By Jonathon Monk In SEO Company UK - No Comments

This post is a very brief and beginner focused summary of the first social media services I set up for small businesses; by the end of this post you will know which are the primary services to set up as a small business with some tips on how to best do this. Why use social …

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Apr

08

2015
Google Account

How to create a Google Account

By Jonathon Monk In SEO Company UK - No Comments

This is a very quick tutorial on how to set up a new Google account, this is really easy and should take 10 minutes at the most. To be able to have access to the whole raft of services you need a Google account, services may include: Gmail, AdWords, Google Docs, Places, Analytics, Webmaster Tools …

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