How to Optimize Your Google Local Listing for Maps and Search

How to Optimize Your Google Local Listing for Maps and Search

Google has been adding some pretty awesome features to Google My Business listings recently! You can include so much more than basic contact information now. If you haven’t reviewed your Google My Business dashboard lately, log in and see what’s available…. and what you might be missing. Is Managing your GMB listing important? Yes! Your Google My Business listing is your primary path to gaining visibility in Google Search and Google Maps in your local community. The best part? It’s…

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How to Manage Local SEO for Your Business with Multiple Locations

How to Manage Local SEO for Your Business with Multiple Locations

Managing the online presence of a business with multiple locations will take effort to plan, execute, and maintain, but it will be time well spent. Drawing visitors to your local business as the best answer for products or services they seek online is the main goal and reward for implementing an effective Local SEO strategy. More rewards The rewards for performing Local SEO for multi-location businesses are highly valuable and multi-fold: Website traffic – highly relevant, geo-targeted traffic Accurate and…

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New Google Posts Feature in Google My Business [Case Study]

New Google Posts Feature in Google My Business [Case Study]

Google Posts went live recently for most Google My Business (GMB) customers. It enables businesses on GMB to instantly share info and a link to whatever page they’d like, right in the Knowledge Pane, on Google Search and Google Maps. These localized Page 1 search result inclusions show up instantly, are highly targeted, and can be shared socially across Facebook, Twitter, G+ and email. Here at Volume Nine, we were excited to try this new feature out with one of…

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Developing a Powerful Brand Strategy for Online Reviews

Developing a Powerful Brand Strategy for Online Reviews

Do you prioritize the importance of creating and implementing a strategy for your online business reviews? If so, you’re probably a big believer in the impact that reviews have on you business goal to win new customers… just like us over here at Volume Nine. So even if you aren’t paying attention to reviews about your business, you can almost guarantee that your customers are! Why Do Online Reviews Matter? Why Are They So Important To My Business? We often…

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103 Gift Related Keywords for Your Ecommerce Holiday Campaign

103 Gift Related Keywords for Your Ecommerce Holiday Campaign

Many brands and retailers rely on holiday season gift giving sales for bottom-line success, and with the increasing popularity of online and mobile shopping, brands and retailers must take the following into consideration for their ecommerce holiday campaigns: Holiday shopping starts way before Thanksgiving. About 190 million U.S. consumers will blend online, mobile, and in-store shopping to make or inform their purchasing decisions this year. Purchasers often “window shop” online. One result is an online purchase, but it also drives…

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How to Reach Out to Bloggers to Promote Your Brand

How to Reach Out to Bloggers to Promote Your Brand

We’ve been performing influencer outreach at Volume Nine for a while now, feeling triumphant in huge successes and suffering through some learning experiences. Fortunately, we’ve learned from both and want to openhandedly share our experience with you. The valuable role bloggers and influencers play in brand promotion should be highly regarded by Internet savvy companies. Online influencers may have a small audience compared to traditional advertising options, but they have earned the much coveted loyalty and trust of niche audiences…

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