SEO Strategies for Small Businesses – Episode 41

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This week we’re discussing SEO strategies that small businesses can implement today. Hit play!

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Here’s a quick summary:

1. Try to rank for long tail keywords

2. Use Google Webmaster Tools to find out what people or searching for when they find your business online

3. Adjust your blog titles to match what people search for

4. Localize your SEO – focus on areas in your city to rank for communities or neighborhoods

5. Update your business in all major directories online

6. Guest blog and partner with other local businesses

Awesome tools we mentioned:

1. Google Webmaster Tools – for analyzing your SEO

Other items we discussed:

Justin wrote a relevant Quick Guide to Local Directories and Online Reviews. If you’re just setting up your directories, be sure to give it a read.

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We’ve also done a previous episode on Bad SEO Practices to Avoid. Watch it here:


Be sure to tweet any questions you have to the guys on Twitter – just use the hashtag #AskCave

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Posted on August 3, 2017 in In The Cave

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My name is Justin and I help companies grow their revenue. Some fun facts about me: My nickname is Juice. I write for Adweek and Fast Company. I conquered the world's highest bungee jump. I host the "Mind Your Marketing" podcast. I swam with great white sharks in South Africa. I'm a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
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