All the Right Reasons to Create a WordPress Site

WordPress was first introduced in 2003 and now it’s one of the most prominent web development platforms. About 60% of all websites use WordPress globally, making it the most popular Content Management System (CMS) for the 7th year in a row. On top of being the most preferred CMS, it is also a great friend to SEO.  So, why should you choose WordPress over other website creation and management platforms?   Responsive design  Responsive website is not a choice but a must have for every business. With a large number of people browsing

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Reap the Benefits of Revamping Your Website

In any line of work, first impressions are everything! Your website is your business’s most important marketing asset, it should reflect the company’s persona. Perhaps you are thinking, “I’ve got everything I need for a customer on my website”, but when was the last time you updated it?   Customer standards are evolving along with technology, so if a site isn’t current then it will be perceived as outdated. If you stay on top of the latest trends and understand users’ behaviours, then you can move far

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How Long Will SEO Take to Rank My Business?

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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

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

How Can I Improve My 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

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What Is Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)?

What is 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

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Digital Marketing Tips For The Holiday Season

Every year, as soon as Melbourne Cup is behind us, it seems like Christmas is here. Holiday marketing campaigns pop up almost immediately with signs appearing in shops, festive banners appearing on websites and promotional emails hitting inboxes – all complete with a dash of Christmas cheer. What does this mean for your business? Well, in the midst of preparing for a hectic holiday season, it’s tempting to play it safe with your digital marketing and stick with what you

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Three Ways to Kickstart Your Christmas Marketing

With Christmas knocking on our door already (where did this year go?),  it’s the perfect time to start preparing for a successful holiday season. If you’re  just getting started with your preparations, here are three things to consider when it comes to your digital marketing in the coming weeks.   Stand Out On Social Media Marketing In addition to it being the most wonderful time of the year, the holidays provide an important opportunity for businesses to get the most

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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

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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

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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

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