How to Create the Perfect Landing Page in 2022

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Are you looking to drive sales and generate leads with landing pages? Then this blog post’s for you. Today, we’re running you through our top tips to create the perfect landing page in 2022. These are real, practical tips you can use right now to target keywords, improve your ranking on Google, and get found by the kinds of customers you want. In fact: These are the same techniques we use to get our clients results like this: Let’s get started. What is a Landing Page? First things first: you should know exactly what a landing page is and is not. A landing page is a webpage designed to do two things: Rank well on Google Convince readers to take a specific action (buy something, sign up for a class, etc.) Landing pages can be about a specific service or product. They can also be geotargeted, focusing on a particular […]

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Tyson Breen is an in-house content writer at LinkNow Media. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Allison University and has experience in multiple areas of digital marketing. He enjoys comic books, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and eating too much.

5 Tips For Creating Google Business Posts

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Your Google Business Profile (formerly Google My Business, GMB) is one of the most powerful marketing tools at your disposal. And Google Business Posts are one of the best ways to leverage it. If you already have a Google Business Profile but aren’t sure how to make the most of it, this post is for you. Here are 5 tips to create Google Posts that not only generate clicks but also turn visitors into customers. These are quick, measurable, and easy-to-use tips to power your web presence and grow your ranking on Google. Best of all, they’re completely free. Let’s dive in. 1. Professional Images The first thing anyone will notice about your Google Posts is your chosen image. This can be in the form of a photo or video, and for both, make sure you’re using high-quality, eye-catching visuals that send a message about your business. Original images are […]

John Wickham

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About John Wickham

John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.

Climb to the Top of Google with LSI Keyboards

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Ever wondered how you can boost your rankings on Google without reworking everything on your site? Latent semantic indexing (LSI) keywords may be just the ticket you’ve been looking for. These are semantic search terms you can use to optimize your on-page content, improve your search visibility, and crush the competition. Read on to learn what LSI keywords are, why they’re important, where to find them, and how to use them in your content to gain a higher ranking on Google. LSI Keywords: What Are They? LSI keywords are keywords related to a page’s main subject. These LSI keywords provide contextually relevant information that allow Google to better understand the meaning and purpose of your content. Let’s consider an example: the word blackberry. Blackberry could refer to the fruit. It can refer to the many ways you can grow blackberries, prepare blackberries, and eat blackberries. However, it could also refer to […]

John Wickham

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About John Wickham

John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.

How to Write a Brilliant Meta Description in 2022

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Meta descriptions are one of the shortest bits of content you’ll ever have to write. They’re also one of the most important. In this post, you’ll learn how to write a brilliant meta description to drive clicks and get people on your site. At the end, you’ll find 8 top tips to create a powerful, persuasive meta description in 2022. Let’s get started. What Is a Meta Description? A meta description is a brief summary of the contents of a page. These meta descriptions are placed in a webpage’s HTML code, describing the contents of the page for users and search engines. Let’s set one thing straight: Meta descriptions are not a search engine ranking factor. Nowadays, search engines do not use meta description data to influence search rankings. Does that mean you shouldn’t worry about your meta descriptions? That they’re not important? No! Meta descriptions are a crucial part […]

John Wickham

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About John Wickham

John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.

Does Long-Form Content Improve Search Ranking?

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If you think keeping your content short and sweet is the recipe for success, think again. Long-form content is the Internet’s gold standard. It’s the best way to rank well on Google, increase your online visibility, and grow your audience. No matter the type of content you’re creating, if there’s not enough meat and potatoes to satisfy your audience, no one is going to want to stick around for dessert. So, what’s good about long-form content? Read on to discover what could be your new secret weapon. What Long-Form Content Is (and Isn’t) To break it down, long-form content is content that’s comprehensive and in-depth. It provides a deep dive into the subject matter, providing a full reading experience that leaves your audience feeling satisfied. The Best Long-Form Content: Is easy to scan Uses plenty of headings “Chunks” content by using images, infographics, and other visual information Uses bullet-point lists […]

John Wickham

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About John Wickham

John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.

Google Guarantee: What It Is and How It Works

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Google Guarantee is one of Google’s latest search features. It’s also one of the best ways to get leads, grow your business, and stand out from your competitors. But not everyone can take advantage. In this post, you’ll learn what Google Guarantee is, whether you qualify for the program, and how you can use it to generate leads at minimal cost. Let’s get started. What Is Google Guarantee? Google Guarantee is a new search feature designed to vet and recognize the most reliable, reputable businesses. Like Google Ads, Google Guarantee is a type of pay-per-click (PPC) advertising program in which businesses pay, not for how many ads they run, but for how many times a user engages with the ad. Unlike Google Ads, Google Guarantee requires that Google screen, verify, and approve your business before you can run ads through the program. It’s a much more rigorous program designed to weed […]

John Wickham

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About John Wickham

John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.

How to Write a Blog Post: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Writing blog posts is a stellar way to grow your web presence, drive traffic to your site, and convert visitors into customers. But it ain’t easy. Not unless you know what you’re doing. Fortunately, we have you covered. Here is our fail-safe, step-by-step guide to writing a blog post. This is what we use to grow our blog traffic and reach new customers. Read on to learn how you can create business-boosting blog posts yourself! Part 1: Keyword Research Don’t let the term keyword (KW) research get the best of you. Even if research hasn’t really been your thing in the past, we promise following these steps will make it quick, easy, and much more profitable in the long run. Step 1: Research Your Target Audience Who is your target audience? What questions are they asking? What information do they need to perform a transaction? These are just a few […]

John Wickham

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About John Wickham

John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.

6 SEO Tricks for Page-One Results

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6 Solid SEO Tricks for Page-One Results Competing for a spot on Google’s front page requires some fierce SEO magic to achieve. But with the right approach, that magic can become a whole lot easier to grasp. In this post, you’ll find 6 rock-solid tricks to catapult your webpage to the top of Google. These are tried-and-true techniques we’ve used for thousands of clients to help them reach the front page and crush the competition. Let’s dive in. 1.      Create Internal Links on Your Website An internal link is a hyperlink between two or more webpages on your website. This is an internal link to our home page. Internal links help users navigate your website. By creating “clusters” of webpages, these links allows users to retrieve information more quickly and easily. But internal links don’t just help your users. They also help Google crawl your website more efficiently. The more […]

John Wickham

Author: John Wickham

About John Wickham

John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.

Cornerstone Content: How to Write Stuff Google Will Love

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With digital marketing, it’s never enough to create content that engages your audience. You also need to grab Google’s attention. But how are you going to do that? Enter cornerstone content: the basic building-block to a rock-solid website. Cornerstone content is what you need to power your web presence, get Google’s attention, and convert clicks into phone calls. It’s what you need to drive traffic to your site, and ensure that traffic translates into real customers. Read this post in full to learn what cornerstone content is, why it’s so important, and how you can create your own today. What Is Cornerstone Content? Cornerstone content is exactly what it sounds like: it’s the content that’s core to your website: Your key service and product pages Your best, most essential articles Your highest-performing blog posts and landing pages Cornerstone content is the content visitors will first see when they arrive at […]

John Wickham

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About John Wickham

John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.

Revolutionizing the World of Web Design

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There was a time when websites cost a fortune, or took an eternity to set up. But LinkNow’s put a stop to that. Since 2009, LinkNow’s been changing the name of the web-design game. Our cost-effective marketing solutions have helped businesses across North America get seen, boost profits, and maximize growth. With over 10,000 active clients, LinkNow is leading the way in affordable, value-driven web design. Join us as we look at LinkNow’s journey and how we continue to make waves across the industry. Making the Small-Business Life Easier—One Website at a Time LinkNow began not with a service but with a mission: To make the small-business life easier. Co-founders Wesley Mendelovitch and Sonny Bettan realized that one of the biggest hurdles for small business owners was getting a website. Back in 2009, hiring a web design and digital marketing company was a massive investment. It cost a small fortune […]

John Wickham

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About John Wickham

John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.