Proximity Third: A Deeper Dive into a Local Ranking Factors Surprise

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Posted by MiriamEllis Image credit: J.B. Hill What’s the good of a survey if it doesn’t result in at least a few surprises? I know my own eyebrows leapt skyward when the data first came in from the Moz State of the Local SEO Industry 2020 Survey and I saw that, in a break with...

Introducing the Moz API for Google Sheets

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Posted by DaveSottimano We’ve officially released the Moz API for Google Sheets and want to take you on a quick feature tour. This Google Sheets add-on allows users to gather Moz URL metrics easily without using code directly in a Google Sheet and provides a few extra functions to help you manipulate data. In the...

Web Exclusive: Keeping business strong during COVID-19 pandemic

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Editor’s Note: To get a comprehensive look from the author of current government programs that can help your business, as seen in the May issue of PMP, please click here. We are observing a can-do attitude from our pest management clients, with respect to operating their businesses in these challenging times. With a combination of...

Google Alerts for Link Building: A Quick and Easy Guide

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Posted by David_Farkas If you’re a link builder, you know how tough it can be to persuade other site owners to link to your site with “out-of-the-blue” pitches. This is true even if you have great content or have been building links for years. That’s why the mantra “link building is relationship building” exists. Often,...

Three Steps to a Better-Performing About Page

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Posted by AnnSmarty Somehow, many businesses I’ve come across online have one glaring problem in common: a very weak and unconvincing About Us page. This doesn’t make any sense in my mind, as the About page is one of the most important brand assets, and unlike link building and social media marketing, it doesn’t require...

Diagnosing Traffic Drops During a Crisis: Was It You, Google, or the Whole World?

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Posted by Dr-Pete We want to fix things and believe we’re in control. When your house is filling with water, you grab a bucket. If there’s a hole in your roof, the bucket might help. If your sink is overflowing, the bucket is distracting you from the real problem. If the river is overflowing, that...

The Keyword Strategy That Increased Organic Traffic By 1000%+

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Every webmaster wants more traffic. More traffic means more visitors, more visitors mean more opportunities and more opportunities mean greater financial reward. As a marketing director and blog owner, my favourite category of traffic is organic. BTW: An organic visitor is somebody who visits your website by route of a search engine. The reason I...

Opting-Out of Google Featured Snippets Led to 12% Traffic Loss

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Posted by Cyrus-Shepard Note: This post was co-authored by Cyrus Shepard and Rida Abidi. Everyone wants to win Google featured snippets. Right? At least, it used to be that way. Winning the featured snippet typically meant extra traffic, in part because Google showed your URL twice: once in the featured snippet and again in regular...

Fight fake Google listings

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Creating and optimizing a Google My Business (GMB) listing is an essential strategy to increase internet leads for your pest control company. Having your company’s information appear on Google Maps or in the local pack of Google’s search results gives customers the opportunity to contact you directly when they are in the buying stage. Many...