Navigating Image Rights: Why Your Business Should Avoid Copyrighted and Watermarked Images

  Copyright. You have probably encountered this term before, but what you may not know is that it’s an important consideration for businesses and marketers of all sizes. Put plainly, copyright is the legal authority to duplicate, distribute, and display something. Although this may seem straightforward, there can be a lot of nuances to copyright law that are important to know when you are building a website or marketing your company online. In this blog post, we will discuss the significance of copyrighting and watermarks. Additionally, we’ll provide tips on avoiding potential legal repercussions associated with using someone else’s work, all while guiding you on creating exceptional original content. Understanding Copyright and Image Rights Copyright is a legal term used to describe the rights granted to creators for their work. Under this law, the creator of an original work, which includes photography, graphics, and designs, is automatically granted exclusive rights […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

The Mobile-First Future: How LinkNow’s Designs Are Leading the SEO Charge

  Google has made it very clear that mobile browsing is the future of its search platform. Recently, the search giant completed its years-long effort to migrate to mobile-first indexing for all websites, which means having an adaptable, responsive design is more important than ever. Here at LinkNow, we’ve seen this writing on the wall for quite some time now, which is why we have long since transitioned our websites to reflect the market trends and larger industry focus on mobile browsing. In this blog post, we will be examining why all our websites are adapted for mobile phones, as well as the reasoning behind our constant adjustment in the SEO industry. The Rising Need for Mobile-Friendly Search Before we can look at LinkNow’s solution to mobile SEO, we first need to understand the problem that our company—and all other website developers—was facing. All the way back in 2016, Google […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

From CTAs to Photo Galleries: Everything You Need on Your Small Business Website

  It’s nearly impossible for a small business to thrive without a website or online presence these days. However, the prospect of creating a website can feel overwhelming for many business owners. Here at LinkNow, we specialize in helping small business owners establish an online presence quickly and affordably. Today, we want to share some valuable insights on building a successful website for a small business. If you’re a small business owner or operator seeking to establish an online presence and gain traction, consider incorporating the following key features into your website. At Least 10 Service and Landing Pages for a Multi-Channel Presence Picture your website like a large building, akin to a stadium or a bustling train station frequented by numerous visitors. Think about how many entrances such buildings typically boast, often situated on different sides of the building and leading out to various intersections or roads. Now, extend […]

Jane Willsie

Author: Jane Willsie

About Jane Willsie

Since 2014, when she landed her first editorial role at her undergraduate student newspaper, Jane has continually grown into the passionate, meticulous writer and editor she is today. Entering the marketing field almost a decade ago as an entry-level social media consultant and content writer, Jane has become a strategic data-driven SEO and content marketing specialist able to turn her hand to everything from the perfectly crafted landing page to attention-grabbing email copy. She completed her Master’s degree in English at UBC in 2017—receiving a prestigious SSHRC grant to research feminist South Korean literature’s reception in the English-speaking literary world—and continues to grow her knowledge base every day, consuming research on SEO, content management, social media strategy, and more. Beyond her work, Jane is an avid reader, amateur sewer, and adventurous traveler.

Social Media Marketing: A Beginner’s Guide to Success in 2023

  It should come as no surprise to you that social media is a powerful tool in the marketing world. The vast majority of the population uses social media every day, making these platforms the ideal place to increase brand awareness and build trust with your audience. That said, establishing a strong following on social media apps isn’t easy, and these platforms can be intimidating if you’re unfamiliar with how they work. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with a solid foundation of knowledge that will help you develop a social media strategy for your business based on best practices and proven results. Why Social Media Matters for Your Business Social media is the quickest and easiest way to reach a large audience. Regardless of your discomfort with social media, passing up this opportunity as a business owner is unwise. Platforms such as Facebook and Instagram offer a low-cost […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

Find Fresh Leads Every Year with Evergreen Content

Publishing evergreen content is a sure way to provide value to your audience for an extended period far beyond the publishing date. This type of content is search optimized and will help you rank with search traffic and bring in more visitors to your website. Simply put, creating evergreen content is a genius strategy if you’re looking to find fresh leads. Producing this type of content is much more straightforward than writing seasonal content because you presumably already have considerable knowledge saving you research time. Whether evergreen content comprises just a few pages or 50% of your website, you should produce this type of content if you’re looking for an SEO strategy to increase traffic.   How to Present Evergreen Content There are countless options for producing timeless content that stays relevant long after you create it. The first step is to choose the structure of your blog or article because […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

Core Web Vitals: What Are They and Why Are They So Important?

Back in 2020, Google unveiled its new Core Web Vitals, a set of specific factors designed to measure the user experience on a web page. As of August 2021, these metrics have become an official Google ranking factor as part of the “page experience” update. Over a year later, Core Web Vitals continue to be an important factor for search engine optimization and must be considered by anyone hoping to rank highly. It is clear that Google plans to continue emphasizing user experience and may even evolve its Core Web Vitals over time, so it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with these metrics. This blog post will help you understand all three Core Web Vitals and why you should be paying attention to them.   The Core Web Vitals Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) This is essentially the average loading time for the main content on a web page. […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

Climb to the Top of Google with These 5 Risk-Free Backlink Strategies [2022]

  Do you have a blog or website struggling to gain organic traffic despite following all the SEO best practices and don’t know why? You could be failing to get backlinks from authoritative websites. As you may or may not know, backlinks are links on other websites that take a reader back to one of your web pages. The more external links your website has, the greater the chance it will climb to the top of Google and your organic traffic will pick up. That said, backlinks are not created equal. So, while we recommend getting as many as possible, we also recommend paying attention to the quality of links. For the best results, you want them to come from high-ranking, authoritative websites.   If you’re unsure how to do this, allow us to dispense 5 of our proven-to-work tips and tricks to help you climb to the top of […]

Tyson Breen

Author: Tyson Breen

About Tyson Breen

Tyson is a content writer and SEO specialist with over half a decade of industry experience. He is an expert on digital marketing and is passionate about providing his clients with powerful content that boosts traffic and engagement. When away from his desk, Tyson enjoys home cooking, comic books, and live music.

SEO for Handyman Companies

Get the leads you need to succeed. LinkNow Media is proud to specialize in search engine optimization (SEO) for handyman companies. We provide comprehensive marketing solutions that let you grow your web presence and expand your customer base. With the most cost-effective marketing services in North America, we give you more bang for your buck, driving traffic to your site while staying well within your budget. Save time, save money, and choose LinkNow Media for all your digital marketing needs. Join over 10,000 business owners who’ve chosen to maximize profits with our services. To schedule a free phone consultation, give us a call at 888-992-1190 today. FREE QUOTE Small-Business Marketing. Revolutionized. Everyone has a website now, including most handyman companies. But few have a website that powers their marketing success. At LinkNow Media, we develop tailored solutions to grow your website into a powerhouse of performance. Through our streamlined optimization […]

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.

SEO for Home Builders

  Home builders need a strong Web presence to attract new clients. With LinkNow Media, you have it. We are North America’s leading low-cost digital marketing firm, and we’re proud to specialize in online marketing for home builders, architects, and design-build contractors. We offer no-contract SEO services to help you get the leads you need to succeed. Through smart, strategic service options, we help you grow your digital footprint and raise your online visibility—all while staying well within your budget. Join over 10,000 business owners who’ve chosen to save time and money with our services. To schedule a free phone consultation, give us a call today. FREE QUOTE North America’s Most Cost-Effective Digital Marketing Get more for your money. LinkNow is proud to offer the most cost-effective digital marketing solutions available in North America. We help you maximize results while driving down costs, growing your business while saving you money. […]

Amanda Piccioni

Author: Amanda Piccioni

About Amanda Piccioni

Prudent in her work as Editor-in-Chief. A perfect balance of austerity and affinity in her role as Head of Content. Prodigious prowess in her abilities as a writer. She's the Swiss Army knife of the content department.

SEO for Locksmiths

  If you’re a locksmith looking to drum up business, turn to LinkNow Media. Our search engine optimization (SEO) services help you rank well online so that you can get seen and found in your local area. Build your brand, grow your Web presence, and build trust with clients: With our services, you can do all three. Read on to discover what our SEO services can do for you. To schedule a free phone consultation, give us a call today. FREE QUOTE The Most Cost-Effective Marketing Solutions Available Save Money and Grow Your Business We offer the most affordable SEO services available in North America, helping you drive down costs while maximizing profits. Our services are a stellar investment at just a fraction of the cost of most online marketing plans. They offer complete digital solutions for all your Web-related needs. From on-page optimization to quality backlink building, we have […]

Amanda Piccioni

Author: Amanda Piccioni

About Amanda Piccioni

Prudent in her work as Editor-in-Chief. A perfect balance of austerity and affinity in her role as Head of Content. Prodigious prowess in her abilities as a writer. She's the Swiss Army knife of the content department.