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Free Business Listing Sites & Local Citations

Free Business Listing Sites & Local Citations

After years of working on local business listings for clients we know exactly which directories are the best ones to use. We went through our list and put together this list of the best free business listing sites you can use for your local optimization

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Dmoz returns under a new name: Curlie

As we all know, on Mar 17, 2017 Dmoz (also known as the Open Directory Project) shut down after more than 18 years with this message. As of Mar 17, 2017, is no longer available. The editors have set up a static mirror here.

Monitoring Your Backlink Profile via Genisys

The Importance of Monitoring Your Backlink Profile

Image Source: Genisys Credit Union  It goes without saying that backlinks are hugely important when it comes to SEO. Not only do they help drive traffic to a site, search engines are able to gain a lot of information information about a site based on

How to Build (and Maintain) Corporate Culture in a Digital Startup

“Corporate culture”. Everyone you’re going to get startup advice from will remind you how important this is, but…what is it, exactly? It’s ineffable. It’s the ‘vibe of the room’. It’s the feeling you get talking to your coworkers about non-work stuff. It’s the decorations around

Title Tags: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Anyone in digital marketing has gotten used to how often Google changes their mind about things. Constant algorithm updates, the dreaded Mobilegeddon, whatever it might be, Google sure knows how to keep us on our toes. But if there’s one thing that hasn’t changed in

Five Questions To Ask Before Opening A Digital Agency

Our parents tried to warn us, and as much as we hate to admit this, it sounds like they were right – all the jobs these days are “in computers”. As unhelpful as that was, when most people hear their great-aunt talk about “computer jobs”

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Hey CNN, Can You Stop Selling Followed Links?

Recently while on CNN Money I noticed a “Paid partner content” section and curious to see if they were using Outbrain or something similar I did a quick inspect element and noticed that no, they’re not using a platform, at least not for all of


The 3 Best Backlink Checker Tools for Professional SEO

Whether you’re a freelancer, at an agency, an in-house SEO, or doing enterprise SEO, it’s crucial to keep a close eye on your backlink profile. Regardless of anything you may have read, backlinks remain the single largest search engine ranking factor. In a later post

2014 Google Search Engine Algorithm Updates

A Look Back at the 2014 Google Search Engine Algorithm Updates

For businesses living partially or entirely within the web, Google algorithm updates or new releases are anticipated events. Whether the anticipation is positive or negative, however, depends on the work a business has done to solve issues caused by any penalties from a previous algorithm,