Monthly Archives: February 2012

Running Mobile PPC Ads on Competitors Brand Names – Ok?

Firestone pcc ad on Tire Discounter search

A much debated topic in the Pay Per Click world over the past few years has been the notion of running PPC ads on competitors brand names. In the small business digital marketing world, this happens quite often.  When it …

Posted in Pay Per Click

Google Devaluing Places Listings – Again…

Dentist with no meta description

Yesterday, Google decided that it was a good idea to remove all meta descriptions from their blended Places results. As you see below, the ability for a business owner to convey a message to help drive action is minimized. So, …

Posted in Google Plus Local

Improve Your Google Rankings – Blueprint for Success


It’s said that Google is responsible for 70% of all online traffic. No wonder everyone is vying for the top spots. Getting your website listed on the first page of Google can mean more prospects, more leads, more customers,

Posted in Local SEO