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Welcome to Max Your Web’s blog pages.

We love internet marketing and business and often feel inspired to write about these subjects as best we can.

There is lots of stuff in our blog from step by step guides to general thoughts on business, but you’d be pleased to her that it is all nice and relevant.

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Local SEO Talk Basingstoke

Your First Five Shots in Local SEO

September 4th, 2013 - Posted by Jonathon Monk
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Back on April 2013 Jonathon Monk gave an hours presentation to over 1,000 delegates in Basingstoke regarding Local Search Engine optimisation, and the key things that business owners can do themselves. Jonathon’s full talk can be seen below; though this blog post is also a brief summary of the main points that Jonathon covers within […]

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Why Online Press Releases can be a good SEO Tactic for Businesses

July 18th, 2013 - Posted by Jonathon Monk
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Regardless of the size of your business or the industry you have the potential to receive benefit from regular online press releases. Of all the marketing channels, press releases can be a great weapon due to their ability to create mass exposure with very little effort. Plus their use online can have SEO benefits to […]

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Welcome to the New Google Business Listing Dashboard – Is Google Places Dead?

July 2nd, 2013 - Posted by Jonathon Monk
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Google have rolled out in the UK a new dashboard from which you can now manage your local listing. This update brings together the previous Google Places dashboard and Google + Local Business page, its now much more logical. Whereas confusion reigned regarding Google’s initial phasing out of Google Places and subsequent replacement with Google+ Local […]

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8 Top Reasons to Definitely Use WordPress for Your Business’ Website

April 12th, 2013 - Posted by Jonathon Monk
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Our website is built on WordPress and we build most of our client websites on WordPress; we do this as we strongly believe that WordPress it is perfect for the small to medium sized business, but why? No. 1 – The world’s most widely used website system for businesses 25% all the world websites run […]

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Google Plus Local Profile Picture Has Just Got BIGGER

March 8th, 2013 - Posted by Jonathon Monk
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If you have a Google Places or Google Plus Local listing, then you may or may not have noticed that your profile picture has just got bigger! You now have the opportunity to have a bigger picture to show off your business – a good thing. The more space you have for an image, the […]

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12 Easy Ways to Publicise Your Blog Posts

February 13th, 2013 - Posted by Jonathon Monk
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The purpose of this blog post is to be a very quick guide as to stuff you should do to help promote the blog post you have just carefully written and uploaded to your blog. Is very important to promote the post you have just written, for if no one reads it, what is the […]

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How Long Does Local SEO Take and why so much BS?

February 12th, 2013 - Posted by Jonathon Monk
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Why is it that there is so much BS surrounding what is really a very simple question – how long will my local SEO take? This post was inspired by two amazing posts by Phil Rozek of LocalVisibilitySystem.com titled: How Long Local SEO Takes: the Short Version and How Long Does Local-Search Visibility Take, please check them out (I also […]

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How to make sure Google finds your local businesses name address & phone number (NAP)

February 7th, 2013 - Posted by Jonathon Monk
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For the local business it is very important to give Google as many clues as possible as to where you are located. For Local SEO it is really important to have your NAP correctly location on your site. As of time of writing the following is the best practice for doing this: Install the following […]

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An Introduction To Google Analytics Video

January 30th, 2013 - Posted by Jonathon Monk
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The following is the recording of a seminar given by Jonathon Monk of Max Your Web to local business owners introducing Google Analytics Enjoy! Copy of the accompanying slides for follow.

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5 Easy Steps to Being Found Locally On The Web Video

January 30th, 2013 - Posted by Jonathon Monk
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The following is the recording of a seminar given by Jonathon Monk of Max Your Web to local business owners on how to get your website found locally on Google. Enjoy! For a copy of the accompanying slides click here      

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