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Follow This Criteria to Avoid a Google Manual or Algorithmic Penalty

Follow This Criteria to Avoid a Google Manual or Algorithmic Penalty

To begin, it’s necessary to understand how Google penalties work. Google, of course, doesn’t just - poof! - make websites disappear. It makes websites disappear from Google rankings. However, since Google is the most used search engine, disappearing from Google makes your business the equivalent of invisible. You’re still there, but no one searching for what you do or sell will be able to find you on Google unless they type your address into the address bar.

Google has two types of penalties - manual and algorithmic. If you get a manual penalty it means that someone at Google deliberately targeted your website for Google punishment. The good thing about a manual penalty is that you’ll get a notification in your Google Webmaster Tools and you’ll have an idea of what you must do to have the penalty lifted.

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Why a Well Optimized Website is Extremely Important

Why a Well Optimized Website is Extremely Important

Many people do not fully understand the value a solidly built, regularly maintained, fully optimized website provides to a business. Assume that it’s a non-essential item, something nice to have, like a new iPad or season tickets to the theater. If my parents’ small business didn’t have a website, why does mine need one, they think.

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What is the Best Way to Respond to Negative Online Reviews & Comments?

What is the Best Way to Respond to Negative Online Reviews & Comments?

The internet has been an amazing tool for disseminating information which has been both good and bad for businesses. While it can get you noticed and bring you traffic (and subsequent sales), it can also be used as a cudgel by customers who are disgruntled or even, occasionally, vengeful. Consumers, put off by the impersonal and complex nature of telephone customer service, are starting to report their problems and complaints online - directly tweeting or posting on companies’ facebook walls or leaving negative reviews on sites like Amazon or Yelp.

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Why is Google+ Valuable for Small Businesses?

Why is Google+ Valuable for Small Businesses?

 

Small businesses are coming to realize the value of social media marketing for creating brand recognition, generating leads, and building connections with customers. But many of them feel overwhelmed by the number of social media outlets - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, and Google+. Which ones are most important? Which should be given precedence when time is limited?

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Out With The Old. In With The New. How Content Marketing, Social Media & SEO Connect To Make You The Expert in Your Industry

Out With The Old. In With The New. How Content Marketing, Social Media & SEO Connect To Make You The Expert in Your Industry

Corporate Conversions takes Google seriously when they say they want well written, relevant content, and so should you. This is the information clients are looking for online, and providing it in a regular, timely, and well researched fashion will bring you to their attention. To create and publish that content, we have developed a system of getting to know our clients, their industries and and goals.

 The first step is, of course, to meet our clients and spend some time coming understand their business and ambitions. Of course, all businesses want one thing - to connect with the right customers, but these right customers differ, sometimes drastically, from client to client. A manufacturing client may want to get his product into the hands of as many people as possible. An artist may be looking to create for a specific niche. It may not be immediately obvious whose business they are seeking, so this interview process is critical. Once we know who you are, what your goals are, and what your products or services are, we can establish an appropriate content calendar for you.

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