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8 Questions To Ask When Getting A New Website & Price Ranges

By on March 27, 2016 in Websites and SEO, Wordpress with 4 Comments
8 Questions To Ask When Getting A New Website & Price Ranges

In the article, I am going to cover several important questions when it comes to getting a new website such as basic questions you should ask and explaining the different price ranges. First, we’ll cover the basic questions of your new website. Here’s a list of questions you should always ask: Will I ever own my […]

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What’s the deal with Pay Per Lead?

By on March 27, 2016 in Marketing, Websites and SEO with 6 Comments
What’s the deal with Pay Per Lead?

Pay per lead has been around for years, but it’s exploded more recently with the development of Thumbtack and Home Advisor. I offer a pay per lead program that is a cost-effective solution if you want to generate new leads through a free website I build for your business. This way, you don’t spend thousands […]

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Why are you Blogging?

By on January 23, 2016 in Roadmap, Websites and SEO with 3 Comments
Why are you Blogging?

As sales continue to be competitive for paint contractors, blogging has come back around as a hot topic. It is easier than ever to find helpful tips on how to set up a blog. Contractors are putting more energy into building nice looking sites with blog space, and conversations quickly move to “Ok, so, what […]

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Do you need a website?

By on December 6, 2015 in Uncategorized, Websites and SEO with 0 Comments
Do you need a website?

I recently noticed Devyn (Owner of DE Web Designs) giving advice to members at a popular paint forum I visit and was impressed with his responses. He has created a website generator that can create a professional looking website for a minimal monthly cost and optimize it, a challenge for many paint contractors. I was […]

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How To Use Citations To Maximize Local SEO

By on October 26, 2015 in Websites and SEO with 5 Comments
How To Use Citations To Maximize Local SEO

How To Use Citations To Maximize Local SEO Local SEO is a hot topic as small businesses everywhere are trying to rank alongside national chains in local results. As a painter, being found on these listings will generate substantial new business, as more customers are able to find you. Recently, I published a piece regarding […]

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What’s this “NAP” all about?

By on September 20, 2015 in Websites and SEO with 6 Comments
What’s this “NAP” all about?

A Painter’s Guide to Local SEO and the Google 3 Pack A little over a year ago, Google launched an update to their algorithm known as “Pigeon” which affected search results from a local perspective. This is what led to Google produced search results, which were located above all organic results on the Search Engine […]

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15 Free SEO Tools Every Small Business Should Know About

15 Free SEO Tools Every Small Business Should Know About

After presenting SEO and Online Presence assessments to customers, many ask which tools we use to gather data and whether any of these tools are free. Although there are a countless number of SEO tools available, our experience is that many are misleading and ineffective. And if you’re making business and investment decisions based on […]

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How To Get Leads: The Best & Worst Leads

By on June 16, 2015 in Marketing, Websites and SEO, What We Do with 9 Comments
How To Get Leads: The Best & Worst Leads

It’s Simple, You Either Buy Them or You Earn Them! Buying leads is quicker. Earning leads is longer. Which method is best and which is worse? If you stick around and read this article, you will benefit from my professional experience of helping local painters both buy and earn painting leads. Then you will be […]

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Why your website should be Mobile Friendly!

By on May 13, 2015 in Websites and SEO with 8 Comments
Why your website should be Mobile Friendly!

How will Google’s new search engine changes impact your website’s search ranking, traffic and leads? Have you noticed your website’s search engine traffic decline the past couple of weeks? On April 21st, Google updated their search algorithm by adding ‘mobile-friendliness’ to the factors it uses to rank websites on its mobile search engine results. The […]

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3 Easy Steps to improve your Local SEO

By on May 12, 2015 in Websites and SEO with 1 Comment
3 Easy Steps to improve your Local SEO

More SEO Trends and Tips to Apply SEO is never a one-time thing. It is a series of strategies and efforts with a single goal of becoming more visible on search results. Search engines often change the way they see and rank websites, so naturally the SEO strategies you employ must also be adjusted. In […]

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Good news for Google+ Pages and Local!

By on June 7, 2014 in Websites and SEO with 9 Comments
Good news for Google+ Pages and Local!

Google+ Profiles-Google+ Pages and Google+ Local! Is your head spinning trying to keep it straight? I have spoken to several contractors that have their pages set up incorrectly, Google’s changes over the past two years have caused many to set up pages incorrectly. Let’s look at the different types first. Google+ Profiles If you are Facebook […]

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Write better content with keyword research

By on February 16, 2014 in Websites and SEO with 2 Comments
Write better content with keyword research

There is a lot more to doing good SEO than repeating a phrase over and over throughout your entire website. Let’s take a look at Google’s Keyword planner to see how we can put it to good use, and get some insights from it.

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What to Look for When Hiring an SEO Company

By on February 8, 2014 in Websites and SEO with 6 Comments
What to Look for When Hiring an SEO Company

When it comes to marketing your business, there is perhaps no decision more important as to your online strategy and who you hire (if anybody) to implement that strategy. The ramifications are far too great to ignore: hire the wrong online marketing company (or disregard online marketing completely) and not only are you wasting your […]

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The secret most SEO companies don’t want painters to know

By on January 27, 2014 in Websites and SEO with 5 Comments
The secret most SEO companies don’t want painters to know

Black hat link building, link bait, link farms. Don’t all of those phrases give you a creepy, dirty feeling? I don’t advocate any kind of underhanded measures to inflate your ranking on Google, I think doing it right the first time gives you long lasting results instead of risking losing your position later on. That […]

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Marketing Tools for Painting Companies-Listing Citations

By on January 12, 2014 in Websites and SEO with 0 Comments
Marketing Tools for Painting Companies-Listing Citations

Citations are one of the ways search engines measure you as a business. A Citation is simply a mention of your business in a standard format called a NAP, or Name, Address, Phone Number. It will look like this: Premier Painting Service 123 Main St Atlanta, GA, 30303 770-555-1212 The important thing to remember is […]

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