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Website Tactics for Small Business Contractors

For a contractor, the right website is more than just a form of advertising—it’s essential if you want to compete. Today’s website-building tools are easy to use and can help you get your business online quickly and develop relationships with potential customers. You want your website to be more

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How To Recover a Suspended Google My Business Listing

A Google My Business account suspension is one of the worst things that can happen to a local business that relies on search traffic to get customers. If it’s happened to you, here’s what you can do.What is a Google My Business account suspension?There are two kinds of GMB

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10 Small Business Websites Creating Content We Love

As a small business owner transitioning to e-commerce, you know great content is important to your success. Having the right messages, told in the right way, on your active social media pages, newsletter and blog will help people discover you, giving you the opportunity to generate visitors and turn

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How To Improve My Business’ Ranking on Google

Google and other search engines are incredibly important for small businesses. They're a key source for new customers, and existing customers will use them to confirm your phone number, address, hours of operation, specials and the like. If your business doesn’t rank well, to the internet, it doesn’t exist.Don’t

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How To Get Your Business Listed On Google

When potential customers go looking for your business, there’s a very good chance they’re using Google. It has nearly a 90% share of all web searches in North America, so it’s incredibly important that your website is listed properly online for people to find.Customers (or potential customers) use Google

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Baking in Flexibility to Survive Online

Turning into a smart e-commerce destination was not in the plans when mother-daughter team Bergen Giordani and Morgen Chretien opened One Hot Cookie in Youngstown, Ohio, in 2013, and later a second store in nearby Boardman.Although they had launched a website, working with Youngstown State University students who took