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Top Canadian Directories You NEED TO BE Included In

Top Canadian Directories you NEED TO BE included in

We recently conducted a review of directories and their impact of your web marketing & SEO. We noticed that several metrics that Google includes in its ranking factors are the number of back-links or “citations”. We took a look at several SEO/citation companies and their listings of “top directories”, and organized them in a spreadsheet. Where they included ranks (position…

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SEO, R.I.P.

SEO, R.I.P.

No, SEO and directory, and search engine submission is NOT DEAD! And neither is Canada's beloved (but anachronistic) paper phone directory. In our review of top directory sites out there, as recommended by several top SEO and "Citation building" companies, we have cataloged about 200 different directories, search engines, and social media tools, etcetera that accept listings from Canadian businesses.…

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New Feature: FIRST IN SEARCH

New Feature: FIRST IN SEARCH

This will be an ad auction for EXCLUSIVE position, in seven sections per city: Community, Shopping, Business, Travel, Home, Entertainment, Auto (starting at $100 per month per city & section). Let us know about your business and your marketing GOALS. Travel providers (hotel chains, airlines)  can also choose, where to be featured on TransCanadaHighway.com by province. Show up in all searches in that…

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Add Or Update Your Chain Organization Quickly, And Hassle-free

Add or Update your chain organization quickly, and hassle-free

One-Size-Fits-All "citations" company Can a single One-Size-Fits-All "citations" company do handle all your links, directory listings, and citations? Are they Canadian-based, and have top-flight geographic knowledge, to separate listings in Windsor, Ontario from Windsor, Nova Scotia, and Victoria, BC from Victoria, PEI. Do they know why side of Toronto (the "GTA") that Orangeville, Ajax, Cobourg, and Port Colboourne are? OR,…

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Unfriending Facebook? Na!

Unfriending Facebook? Na!

Unfriending Facebook? Na! Facebook’s problem is not just a privacy breach, but the fact that your “friends” can unknowlingly or unwittingly release YOUR private data, typically with some kind of Facebook quiz (those fake airline/hotel “coupons”—which are NOT published by the airport or hotel themselves – are also likely data mining abusers). What precipitated this post: Elon Musk withdrawing his…

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Our Site Re-Design Is Complete (almost!)

Our Site Re-Design is Complete (almost!)

The Olympics are over (thank goodness) As people stop being glued to their televisions at all hours of the day or night, their attentions will shift back to their own community, their regular lives. And to local businesses like YOURS, and like OURS. And it challenges all of us to also be the BEST that we can be! Why Re-Design?…

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Tips For Web Marketers On FoundLocally.com

Tips for Web marketers on FoundLocally.com

We have completed a Pareto Review (80/20 rule) of issues we deal with from week to week. Here are some tips that help you -- THE WEB MARKETING PROFESSIONAL -- get the greatest visibility, with the least amount of effort, while minimizing rejected submissions on FoundLocally.com. And speed the review & approval process for your clients' listings. 1)     Each bricks & mortar…

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Is Your Web Marketing Up To Snuff? Three Steps To Success!!

Is your web marketing up to snuff? Three Steps to Success!!

You may have a new website, you may have one many years old. Either way, you may not be achieving the results you are looking for. Old marketing methods (television, radio, newspaper, and Yellow Pages advertising) no longer get the audiences they used to, and sure don’t get the results, either. The consumer eyeballs and the future are all moving…

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