Impact of Online Reviews on Local SEO Ranking

In this digital era, consumers are heavily dependent on what others are saying about your business to help them make wise and informed decisions when making purchases. Online reviews provide consumers with an easy way to publish their personal experiences, good or bad. This helps to share their unbiased experience with others looking to buy or engage in similar service.  Online search has radically changed the way people shop and look up information. 90% of consumers will read a review before making a purchase decision, while 91% of

How Long Will SEO Take to Rank My Business?

How long will SEO take to rank my business? This is the age-old question we hear all the time from our clients here at ReachLocal. It pains me to have to tell you that there really isn’t a simple, ‘one-best-way’ answer to this question.  What we first need to clarify is that this is (unfortunately) a misguided question (sorry). The question that we really should be looking to answer is ‘how can SEO increase my website traffic and the number of leads it generates?’.   Ultimately, optimising your website doesn’t really mean much

How Can I Improve My Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)?

Now that you know more about what search engine optimisation is, here are a few tips on how you can improve your SEO! There are a large number of factors that contribute to whether your site is shown or shafted.       Although there are far too many to delve into here, let’s cover off some of the basic starting points when integrating an SEO strategy.  [For a more intensive overview see REACHSEO ‘How It Works’.]    #1 Research  Before you can even think about getting started with SEO, you

What Is Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)?

Finding out more about exactly how search engine optimisation works is kind of like drinking out of a firehose. The reality is, there is just so much information out there (weighed down by complex jargon), that it can be difficult to pinpoint where to start and break down what SEO actually is.     SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation. It is the practice of improving internal and external factors of a website to increase relevance and the traffic it

Meet Some of Our SEO Digital Project Managers

Our SEO team provides expert services to ReachLocal clients in order to help them improve their visibility on top search engines. Armed with best practices and a passion for learning about the unique business needs and goals of our clients, the SEO team is always willing to go the extra mile to get results. Meet a few members of our SEO team below: Hannah Logan I started at ReachLocal in March 2016. Before this, I was the Website Manager for

Why You Need SEO: 5 Reasons [Video]

Do you have an SEO strategy? In today’s world, SEO is essential for many reasons if you want to be discovered by potential customers on top search engines. It is earned by creating a website that offers high-quality, relevant information for both searchers and search engines and provides users with the best experience possible. In this video from ReachLocal, learn five reasons you need SEO for your business today. Learn more about how ReachLocal works to build a successful SEO strategy

How to Enhance Your Digital Marketing with PPC & SEO

PPC and SEO are often looked at as two separate marketing strategies. But did you know that you can pair them together? Although PPC and SEO yield different results, when combined, they can help your online marketing in many areas. Here’s how to enhance your digital marketing by combining the two: 1. Improve Your Advertising Campaigns Your PPC and SEO campaigns provide you with data that is relevant and can be applied to other aspects of your digital marketing. Check

Search Advertising and SEO – Why Your Business Needs Both!

Search advertising and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) may seem like two separate marketing strategies. While they can achieve different results and help you reach different goals, there are many ways that these strategies can complement each other. In fact, using them together can result in reaching more prospects online. Here are three reasons why you should consider using Search Advertising and SEO together. More Online Shelf Space = More Clicks Combining Search Advertising and SEO provides an extra layer of

ROI Series: Part 3 – Get Real Results From Your SEO

We’ve looked at the importance of driving ROI from digital marketing and measuring success from Search Engine Advertising. Here is our third and final part of our series which looks at how you can get real results from your SEO. Firstly, Why SEO? SEO is the shelf-space that you want to own so that your business appears in the top spots people look at online. It is also the foundation of your digital presence which appeals to both searchers and search

Website SEO Best Practices: 5 Ideas to Enhance Your Site

Search engine optimisation or SEO is the process of making sure your website meets the standards or expectations of search engines such as Google, so that it will appear in the top spots when people search online. While we wish we could promise you a top spot on Google and other search engines, we must make a confession: the rules of website SEO best practices are constantly changing and there isn’t a magic formula that will get you to position