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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

Semantic Search and Intent Optimization: A Brief Guide

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Find Out Why Secondary Keywords Are Your Superpower The way people search the Internet is changing, with as many as 33% of households using voice commands to ask questions. That’s not all. Way back in 2010, the key to ranking well in the search engine results pages (SERPs) was to produce as many backlinks as possible while filling each page to the brim with keywords. Times are changing. The focus of a great SEO strategy has shifted. How does semantic search play into this in 2022, and why are secondary keywords so powerful? First, let’s peer into semantic search and why it’s so crucial for an exceptional modern SEO strategy. Defining Semantic Search Semantic search refers to a new era of SEO in which experts are not so interested in what keywords a searcher uses, but rather how those keywords are used. It seeks to understand the core behavior, motivation, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

Long-Tail Keywords: How to Outrank the Competition

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  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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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

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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 […]

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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

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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.