Local SEO for your small business.

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Local SEO (Search Engine Optimization) refers to the process of optimizing your online presence to attract more business from relevant local searches on search engines like Google. With 65% of searches having local intent this is an opportunity not to be missed. It’s particularly important for businesses with physical locations or those serving specific geographic areas.

Facebook is down 05.03.2024 – Live updates are being made in the post.

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Don’t panic, you haven’t been hacked. It is down for everybody! Facebook, Instagram & Messenger is down for all. Update 16:40pm Facebook is back. Update 16:45 Messenger is working again Update 16:56 Instagram is still affected for some (myself included) Update 17:01 If you are runnig Meta Ads these are running (albeit on Facebook and Messenger only for now) Update 17:11 Instagram is back up. Update 17:12… Well that was… Read More »Facebook is down 05.03.2024 – Live updates are being made in the post.

Facebook Page Notification Scams

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I have seen a huge rise in Facebook Page notification scams in the early part of 2024. Mostly in 2023 these took the form of spoof pages tagging or mentioning your small business page but more recently spam messages appearing in the pages inbox.

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SEO basics for your small business website

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One of the things I get asked about is SEO (Search Engine Optimization). There are so many elements to SEO that for a small business owner it can be overwhelming.
Here’s a basic SEO (Search Engine Optimization) checklist to help you optimize your small business website for better search engine visibility:

Marketing UK what you need to know

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Marketing is a crucial aspect of any small business’s success. It involves promoting your products or services to attract and retain customers. Here are some small business marketing basics to help you get started:

5 Quick tips for Marketing your Small Business in the U.K

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Are you the owner of a small business in the UK and need some help to effectively market it? Here are 5 strategies to help you increase your visibility, engage with your target audience, and create visually appealing content:

Why your Google Ads smart campaign might not be as smart as you think

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The Smart Campaign set up tool is lovely and simple, you tell it which business location, it scans your website for some keywords, you tell it your target locations, provide a handful of headlines and away you go… Check back in a week and you will see clicks. Must be working right? Probably not.

Small Business Advertising

Should I advertise on Social Media or Google?

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One of the questions I get asked a lot is should I advertise on social media or Google? In making this decision your really need to think about what kind of audience you have.

Where has my Google Business Profile page gone?

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If you update your Google Business Profile regularly you may have noticed that for a few months, you have been offered the option to either update it ‘on search’ or ‘stay here’. Well, that is no longer the case. You can still log into your Google Business Profile but for an edit you want to make these will be done directly on Google Search.