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Getting Google Places and Maps Reviews

The purpose of this post is to briefly give you some pointers as to how to get your customers to give you good reviews on Google […]
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Your First Five Shots in Local SEO

Back in 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 […]
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Social Media Beginners Guide – The first services I set up for small businesses

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

WordPress is the Worlds most popular website content management system – a system that basically enables you to set up and work on your own website […]
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The First Steps to Optimising Your Website – The SEO Overhaul

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 […]
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3 reasons why business HAVE to have Social Media

A look at the data at the end of 2018 is sure confirmation that as a business it is vital for a business to operate through […]
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7 Small Business Blog Writing Tips

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 […]

UK Directories for Local Business – the first I’ll register with

Online Directories The following post is a very brief introduction to web directories for Small Business and which ones we recommend registering with. It has been […]
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9 Top Onsite Local SEO Tips

The following are 10 top tips for things you can do to your business website to assist with local search optimisation: 1. Geo-Targeting Within the text […]

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

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 […]

Keywords – the foundation of everything

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 […]