You’ve Claimed Your Google My Business Profile, Now What?

You know the value of having a verified Google My Business listing, you’ve gone ahead and claimed your GMB profile. You may think that setting up your profile is all you need to do, but you’re not done yet. In order to have an effective listing, you need to ensure your business information is accurate […]

Be Unique: Don’t Copy the Competition

  As a small business owner, you can probably remember the first time a competitor copied your hard-earned success. It was maddening, right? “Street Tacos and Margarita Tuesday” was your idea. And they ripped it off! On the other side of the coin, perhaps you’ve been the business owner who “borrows” from a competitor. Perhaps […]

SEO Webinar: Watch and Download Here

If you couldn’t attend the Connectivity/Volume Nine SEO webinar this week, we have you covered. First, you can catch a recording of the webinar here. And we’ve also posted the slides from the presentation on SlideShare, so you can have your webinar cake and eat it, too:   Finally, if you need more webinar vibes, […]

You’re Invited: Learn SEO Secrets for Online Listings and Reviews Webinar

What: Webinar with Volume Nine’s Allison Nuanes, Director of Off-Site Promotions, hosted by Connectivity. Why: We’ll show you how to optimize business listings and take control of customer reviews for the very best search results. When: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Time: 11:00 a.m. PST | 1:00 p.m. CST | 2:00 p.m. EST Sign Up: Let […]

Part 2: Online Marketing Is So High School: a Connectivity Blog Series

Step 2: Get Popular It is super important that you find a community before you worry too much about being popular. (If you missed this step, see last week’s post.) Gaining and maintaining popularity can take quite a bit of time and energy, so be sure it’s not displaced. In my case, I built popularity as […]

Keywords 101: Choosing the Right Keywords for SEO

You probably know that the right keywords can lead online searchers to your business, but you may have struggled to identify what keywords are best. Use our quick guide to brainstorm, research and select a list of keywords. To create a keywords list, you’ll need a pen, paper and access to a free keyword suggestion tool […]