Will anyone trust you if you’re “not secure”? That’s the question diligent business owners should be asking themselves if they have a company website, (which is everyone these days). So, listen up SME owners, because the issue of website security affects the whole lot of you. Imagine the scenario…you’re a potential customer and you’re browsing the internet. Then suddenly you come across a site that’s flagged as “not secure”. What do you do? Your automatic reaction might be to leave the website or start questioning the legitimacy of the brand entirely. Well, according to the research we’ve compiled at John Cabot, many customers would be put off a brand for good if their website appears unsecure. Let’s find out more… Back in July 2018, Google Chrome started explicitly warning users
LOS ANGELES - February 11, 2019 - (Newswire.com) SEO Expert Danny, a professional SEO consultant in Los Angeles, is making full, optimal use of Google’s “Google My Business”-- to help companies to rank higher in Google searches. Google launched a “Google My Business” app in November, and Google My Business listings are a major factor in a local company's search presence. In addition to potentially benefiting a company’s SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Google My Business allows business owners to tell the story of their business. It makes it possible for a business to post pictures, offers and other items that may show how their business is different from others. Additionally, Google My Business gives business owners the ability to interact
Viper Direct Digital Marketing updated its range of digital marketing services for local businesses in Wheaton, Illinois. (Newswire.net -- February 9, 2019) -- Viper Direct Digital Marketing, an expert digital marketing agency based Oswego, Illinois, announced the launch of an updated range of customized SEO services for clients interested in growing their businesses and their online visibility. The agency has extensive experience providing fast search engine optimization solutions and lead generation preparation programs designed to bring more customers to one's business by ranking their website on the first page on Google. More information can be found at https://www.viperdirect.net. Making sure one’s business is visible on search engines for consumers is now more
Are you looking for love this Valentine's Day? Be on guard as the Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina says the plethora of online dating sites and apps have made fraud even easier to commit. Victims in the US and Canada have reported losing nearly $1 billion over the last three years, and BBB estimates there may be more than a million victims in the U.S. alone.Alyssa Gutierrez with the BBB explains how the scammer grooms the victim and takes time to build trust."Trying to relate personal stories and trying to use words like love and the best connection they've ever had." Once they have their victim's trust, the big red flag is when they ask for money. "This is where the scammers try to get money from the victim, and it can be anything from I need money to start a business, ...
A free tool that allows you to control how your business appears on Google Maps and Google search results? Yes, this is Google My Business (GMB). While small businesses shouldn’t just pay attention to Google and Google alone, this search giant has over 40,000 searches per second on average. Being smart with Google is a powerful business move.In the wake of the death of Google Plus, savvy small business strategy with Google is as important as ever.You could say Local SEO starts here.50% of people who search for a local business on their smartphone will visit that business that day. These are people primed to make a purchase if they only find what they’re looking for. Make sure you are doing everything possible to allow that searcher to find you. Recommended for You Webcast, March
There’s more to a successful SEO strategy than adding a few keywords to your website. Tools like Google My Business and voice search are constantly evolving. And that means your strategy needs to evolve too. Here are tips for making use of these tools and improving your small business in other ways as well. Choose the Right Google My Business Category for Your Business Google My Business is one of the most important platforms for any local business to know, particularly when it comes to SEO. But in order to reach relevant customers via online search, you need to choose the right category for your business. In this Bright Local post, Carrie Hill provides tips for doing just that. Find Alternatives to Google Plus Google Plus may not be the most popular social network out there. But ther
Image credit: garagestock / ShutterstockFollow this year’s SEO trends to streamline your strategy, increase sales and boost business.It seems like an obvious business goal: make sales and increase as you expand. The best way to plan for success is to be prepared for what’s to come. By looking into the year’s SEO trends, you’ll be able to streamline your strategy to ramp up sales and boost business.Search engines are becoming more intelligent and fine-tuning their process for knowing what users want before they type or say it. Google’s algorithm for how it ranks web pages continuously changes. That’s why it’s essential to revise your SEO strategy so you can be sure your business is at the top of SERPs when people search for similar keywords.Here are some of the top SEO trends you need to
Acumatica CEO Jon Roskill. (Acumatica Photo) Acumatica, the Seattle-area maker of cloud-based business management software, is out with what it calls the first ever business application skill for Alexa for Business as well as new tie-ins with products from Microsoft, Google, Tableau Software and more. The new Acumatica Alexa skill lets customers do a variety of things via voice command, including checking inventory, looking up and approving expenses and updating opportunities in customer relationship management tools. These are exactly the kinds of scenarios Amazon imagined when it announced Alexa for Business in November 2017, bringing the digital brain to everywhere from the boardroom to the factory floor. Acumatica has been working with Amazon on an Alexa skill for ...
The new year is here and it’s time to kick your web development business into overdrive. There’s no doubt that the web development industry is growing at a rapid rate. Between now and 2026, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics is predicting that this field will grow an additional 15 percent. Not only are there a ton of open positions for web developers, but there are plenty of web development businesses out there looking to fill those spots.If you want to increase your clients, you have to make sure that your business is discoverable to your base. Marketing your web development business is the best way to put your company out there and can make or break even the most talented development team.We are going to explore some of the key ways you need to start thinking about marketing your busin
Understanding the importance of having for your business is more important than ever if you want to survive in the modern market. There are many factors that can affect your success, but your online exposure is without a doubt one of the most prominent ones. It’s not just about having a website anymore, either – you have to make sure that yours is the best it can be with your given resources. Working with specialists who know what they are doing is a very good idea.SEO Is a Competitive GameA lot of work goes into ranking a website in modern search engines, and sometimes people may not even realize the kind of effort involved. If you don’t start now, you’re going to find yourself buried under a mountain of work later on when you realize the importance of having a website. By then though,