Long-Tail Keywords: How to Outrank the Competition

Image of a graph and a magnifying glass focused on a key. Text says: Long-tail keywords: Your secret weapon to crush the competition.

  Forget about using short, generic keywords. The long-tail keyword (LT) is what you need to boost business. In fact, long-tail keywords are what we use to supercharge our rankings and reach Google’s front page. They’re also what we use to get our clients results like these: Long-tails are a powerful, simple tool to improve your ranking on Google. Let’s look at how you can use them to increase your online visibility and outrank your competition. What Are Long-Tail Keywords? At its simplest, a long-tail keyword is a longer-than-average keyword. It strings together multiple terms to create a hyper-specific, ultra-focused keyword based on what users are searching for. This is where the magic happens. Long-tails home in on user search intent. Unlike short, “fat-head” keywords, a long-tail keyword focuses on a specific search query to address a user’s unique need. That need could be an answer to a question, a […]

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 Core Update July 2021: What You Need to Know

Google Core Update Alert July 2021

Google Core Update July 2021: What You Need to Know July is over—and with it, so is Google’s July 2021 Core Update. From July 1 to July 12, Google rolled out the second part of its summer 2021 core update. The first came in June. And while the July core update was noticeably smaller, it still had some big shake-ups. Let’s dive into what this core update means, who’s affected, and what you can do if it hit you. July 2021 Core Update: The Details Here’s what we know about the July 2021 Google Core Update: •  The rollout occurred from July 1 to July 12. On July 12, Google SearchLiaison announced that the core update was “effectively complete”: The July 2021 core update rollout is now effectively complete. — Google SearchLiaison (@searchliaison) July 12, 2021 •  The biggest changes occurred July 2 and July 9. Data from Semrush shows […]

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 Roofers

Roofers need a way to attract clients, build trust with their audience, and grow their business. With our search engine optimization (SEO) services, you have it. We are North America’s leading digital marketing specialist for roofing companies. We provide a complete range of cost-effective marketing solutions to help you expand your web presence and drive sales and transactions. With over 10,000 active clients on no contract—LinkNow is the affordable, reliable choice for online marketing. Take advantage of our contract-free monthly marketing services. To schedule a free consultation, call 888-667-7186 today. BOOK A FREE CONSULTATION   Making Roofers’ Lives Easier For your website to be effective, you need to get it in front of the customers you want. Our services make that happen. Through savvy marketing strategies tailored to your business, we help you rank on Google and other major search engines so that the clients who need your services, see […]

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 Masonry Companies

Search engine optimization: your building block to the top.

  Find new leads. Build your brand. Grow your business. With our SEO services for masonry companies, you can do all three. We are North America’s leading small business digital marketing specialist, and we’re proud to specialize in digital marketing for masonry contractors. Our search engine optimization (SEO) services empower you, helping you connect with clients, improve your online visibility, and drive sales and transactions. And with the most cost-effective marketing solutions in North America, we’ll not only help you grow your customer base: We’ll also save you money. Call us at 888-667-7186 for a free phone consultation. Book a free consultation Search Engine Solutions, Trusted by Over 10,000 Business Owners At LinkNow, we develop strategic SEO solutions that give you more bang for your buck. With over 10,000 active clients, we’ve proved ourselves the most trusted digital marketer for small and medium-sized businesses, including masonry contractors. With our SEO […]

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

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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 Landscapers

  Search engine optimization (SEO) is tricky business. But it’s also something landscapers can benefit from immensely. That’s where LinkNow Media comes in. Our SEO services help you grow your Web presence with reliable content, high-quality backlinks, and robust back end work. We help you broaden your reach, connecting you with the kinds of customers you want. Best of all, though: We help you save money with the most cost-effective marketing solutions available. Join over 10,000 clients who’ve chosen to maximize profits with LinkNow Media. Give us a call at 1-888-667-7186 to schedule a free consultation today. FREE QUOTE Grow Your Audience—and Your Business Your website is the most powerful tool in your marketing arsenal. Make the most of it with LinkNow Media. We provide complete digital solutions to get you more business through your site, growing it with fresh content and ensuring it ranks well online. Through savvy business […]

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.

9 SEO Tricks for Insurance Companies

  If you’re not already taking advantage of digital marketing to generate leads for your insurance agency, it’s not too late to get started. SEO should be a key component of every insurance company’s marketing strategy. At LinkNow, we have put together a list of 9 SEO strategies to help insurance companies across North America. Follow these tricks and turn your online presence into a lead generating machine—fast! 1. Get a Professionally Designed Insurance Website Gone are the days when your website was nothing more than a glorified business card. Websites nowadays need to be built to generate leads. They have to work for you. You need a website that quickly converts clients by communicating to readers who you are, what you do, and how to contact you. It will need to have an impactful and attractive design while also being SEO optimized to rank well in Google searches. To […]

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.

Find the Right Company for Website Design Services

  For businesses looking to get a website for the first time or who are unsatisfied with their current website, choosing the right website design company can feel a bit overwhelming. Not only are there a ton of companies and freelancers out there, but there are also plenty of platforms where you can design your own website. In this post, we’re going to tell you everything you need to know to find the perfect web design company for your business. By the end, you’ll know: ⇢ Why your site needs to be mobile-friendly ⇢ Why speed counts ⇢ Why SEO is a crucial part of web design ⇢ Why you need a sitemap Should I Design My Own Website? This is the first question everyone asks themselves when they decide it’s time to get a website. Nowadays, there are plenty of online platforms that will give you a template to […]

Aubrey Grant

Author: Aubrey Grant

About Aubrey Grant

Aubrey is a copy writer and Head of Content at LinkNow Media. An expert content marketer, he is obsessed with developing strategic solutions that emphasize elegance and simplicity. Although generally mild mannered, he has been known to fly into rages at the sight of a semicolon.

SEO Dental Marketing for 2020

  If you want to stay ahead of the competition, you need a solid SEO strategy to bring in new patients to your dental clinic. At LinkNow, we sat down with our resident SEO specialists and came up with a list of 5 things you can do to improve the SEO for your dental office. Follow our example to generate leads and build your client base now! 1. Build a Search Engine Optimized Website The first thing you need is a great website designed for dental clinic marketing. It should be sleek and professional, designed to express the idea that your practice is friendly, welcoming, and modern. Hire a professional web designer who is a master of typography, website layouts, colour palettes, and SEO. Speed is everything for your website. Our research indicates that you have under 5 seconds to communicate the essential information to your potential clients. That information […]

Aubrey Grant

Author: Aubrey Grant

About Aubrey Grant

Aubrey is a copy writer and Head of Content at LinkNow Media. An expert content marketer, he is obsessed with developing strategic solutions that emphasize elegance and simplicity. Although generally mild mannered, he has been known to fly into rages at the sight of a semicolon.

The Best Ways to Get Leads for Plumbers

  When a home or business owner needs plumbing services, how do you make sure they need your plumbing services? If you want to keep your phone ringing and email inbox full of strong leads, you need an innovative marketing strategy. We put together a list of the best lead generating tactics for plumbers that will help you bring in more clients and grow your business! Read on to learn how to get leads for your plumbing company. 1. Create Leads with an SEO Plumbing Website A few weeks ago, we put together a blog post that explained everything you need to know about plumber’s SEO: • What makes an excellent plumbing website • Why you need a mobile-friendly website • How to pick the right keywords for your content The main take-away is that an SEO website that’s specially designed for your plumbing business will generate leads for you. […]

Aubrey Grant

Author: Aubrey Grant

About Aubrey Grant

Aubrey is a copy writer and Head of Content at LinkNow Media. An expert content marketer, he is obsessed with developing strategic solutions that emphasize elegance and simplicity. Although generally mild mannered, he has been known to fly into rages at the sight of a semicolon.