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Understanding Local Pack Ranking: 5 Factors You Need to Succeed // Sep 30 // JLB

When you make a local search on Google, a number of businesses are outlined on the SERP (Search Engine Results Page). The box holding these businesses is called a local pack. Small and large businesses alike compete for a spot in the local pack, which can lead to dozens – if not hundreds – of […]

The Best Local Pack Ranking Factors of 2018 // Sep 30 // JLB

If you’ve made a local search on Google, you’ve seen a local pack. It includes the businesses outlined at the forefront of the SERP (Search Engine Results Page). In the past, this outlined box listed seven businesses. In a recent change, Google lowered that number to three. And, even worse, experts believe one of these […]

4 Reasons PPC and SEO Are Better Together // Sep 15 // JLB

Search engine marketing is generally divided into two categories – PPC and SEO. PPC, also known as pay-per-click or paid search, can lead to instant results. Your brand is placed immediately in front of your target audience based on the keyword you choose. For each click, your budget is relatively easy to control. PPC advertisements […]

5 Reasons to Combine Your PPC and SEO Marketing Efforts // Sep 15 // JLB

In the past decade, thousands of businesses have increased their investment in digital marketing. There are two branches of digital marketing that involve the advertisement and placement of your website on search engines like Google and Bing. These branches are PPC and SEO. SEO, or search engine optimization, is a free marketing method that requires […]

How to Master Local SEO for Multi-Location Small Businesses // Aug 30 // JLB

Local SEO is one of the most effective tools for small businesses to target and attract members of a local audience that are ready to become real, paying customers. When you’re just one location in one town, optimizing local SEO to your advantage is piece of cake, well almost. But what happens when you’re ready […]

Why Video Is the Tool to Move Your Social Strategy into the Future // Aug 30 // JLB

Social media has become an integral component of digital marketing. For many businesses, a presence on social media is a necessity for survival in a growing competitive digital market. It’s no longer a question of if you should do social media, but rather how you should be doing social media. The social media landscape is […]

Why Instagram Is the Social Platform for Small Business Growth // Aug 15 // JLB

The number of people using social media is growing every day, with users spreading themselves across multiple platforms. This has presented a bit of a challenge for businesses looking to engage with their audiences on social networks. With demographics and social behaviors shifting, how do you know which platforms are worth the time and investment […]

5 Powerful Strategies That Fuel Great Content Marketing // Aug 15 // JLB

Maybe you’re new to content marketing, or you’re a little more seasoned but not seeing the results you think you should with the efforts you’ve been putting into content creation. You’re looking for a magical solution that will make your content perform, and unfortunately, you’re not going to find it. The most powerful content strategy […]

Top Tips for Optimizing E-Commerce Landing Pages // Jul 30 // JLB

While many e-commerce companies closely monitor website analytics – including the amount of traffic that comes to the site itself – traffic volume is only a small piece of the marketing puzzle.  An effective strategy for marketing your products to specific target audiences is essential, and landing pages are a useful tool for narrowing your […]

The Importance of a Strong Logo // Jul 20 // JLB

Let’s face it, competition for new clients is fiercer than ever, which is why there’s no better time than the present to analyze every piece of your marketing strategy to identify areas where you can improve. One thing many small business owners often overlook is their logo. While seemingly basic, it’s critically important for your […]

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