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Google Core Update June 2021: What You Need to Know

14Jun
If you noticed your search rankings change since last week, rest assured you’re not the only one. On June 2, Google released a core update to its search engine. Beginning at 6:30 pm that day, the update made broad, sweeping changes to the way Google ranks web pages. The changes at first went unnoticed. Compared to previous core updates, the rollout was slow, happening over several days rather than at once. But by Friday and early Saturday, SEOs started to see some big shake-ups. June 2021 Core Update: What’s Affected Google doesn’t publish specifics about its core updates, so it’s not easy to piece together every little change. Still, marketers and data providers have been hard at work sifting through the details. From the looks of things, this was a big update—bigger than the last core update in December 2020. And with several more updates scheduled for later June and […]

SEO for Mortgage Brokers

14Jun
SEO for Mortgage Brokers Build your brand. Grow your audience. Expand your client base. With LinkNow Media’s SEO services, you can do all three. We offer mortgage brokers the most cost-effective digital marketing solutions available. Through strategic search engine optimization (SEO), we help you connect with the kinds of clients you want. Join over 10,000 business owners who’ve chosen to save time and money with our services. Call us at 888-667-7186 to book a free phone consultation. BOOK A FREE CONSULTATION The Mortgage Broker’s Best Friend Mortgage brokers need a strong web presence to get seen and found. Word of mouth is no longer enough. These days, homebuyers are turning more than ever to the internet to find the right mortgage plan. They turn to the first broker they find on Google—and you need to be it. LinkNow is here to help you become that top result. We develop robust, […]

The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Digital Marketing Agency

06May
Looking for a digital marketing firm to take the reins of your web presence? This post’s for you. There are more than 5,585 digital marketing companies in the US alone. The sheer size of the industry can make it difficult to find a company you can trust, so let’s show you how to sift through them. When looking for a reliable, professional agency, it’s important to ask questions before hiring them. Here are the five questions you should always ask when interviewing digital marketing agencies. (Bonus: Read to the end for one of the best interview questions!) The 5 Questions to Ask Any Digital Marketing Company 1.     Do you guarantee first-page rankings? (They better not…) This is a big one, and it’s a question with a definite yes-no answer. So, let’s cut to the chase: Any company that guarantees they’ll get you to the first page of Google is lying. […]

Beware: Phishing Scam Claiming Copyright Infringement from a “Qualified Illustrator”

05May
Scam alert! Recently, some of our clients have been receiving suspicious emails accusing them of copyright infringement. These emails usually come from someone named “Melanie” (or “Mel,” “Meilanie,” or something similar) and ask you to click a link. Don’t be fooled. These are malicious emails trying to scam you into clicking the link and giving away your personal information. Do not click the link. An example of the phishing scam Most of these phishing email follow a similar structure, threatening you with legal action and asking you to follow an external link. Here’s an example one of our clients recieved: SUBJECT: Hi there! This is Melainie and I am a qualified illustrator. I was surprised, frankly speaking, when I came across my images at your web-site. If you use a copyrighted image without an owner’s approval, you’d better know that you could be sued by the copyright owner. It’s unlawful […]

5 Tips for Closing Leads from Your Online Marketing Campaign

12Apr
5 Tips for Closing Leads from Your Online Marketing Campaign Follow these tips to book as many jobs as possible and maximize your return. We’re ecstatic that you’ve decided to begin a marketing campaign with LinkNow. We’re going to be sending people your way who are interested in your services. They’re actively searching online for a company to provide exactly what you have to offer. They’ve found you and want to become your customer, but there’s still a bit of work to do—you need to book the jobs! We want you to get a great return on your marketing investment, so here are our five best tips to help you sign up as many new customers as possible. 1. Follow up right away. There’s an old sales adage: time kills all deals. The longer someone needs to wait for a quote, the less likely they’ll be to book you for […]