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Can you win at search? Your website has to pass these two tests

September 19, 2017 | Category: Blog | By: Administrator

Ultimately, you want to be on Page 1 for all three sections of a typical Google search results page. Picking the right one first will get you new business and new revenue sooner. It depends on your situation. If you have a modern website that is responsive - also known as “mobile friendly” - you’ve passed the first big test. The second is page load speed. If it’s sl...

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Is Page 1 reachable for you? Looking at Maps will reveal the size and strength of your competition

August 29, 2017 | Category: Blog | By: Administrator

  You most definitely want to appear on the first page of relevant Google searches. The question is which section is your best first shot - Ads, Maps or Organic? It depends. One factor is the competitive situation in your marketplace. How many players are you up against, and who are they? The quick and easy way to tell is in the Maps section. Here’s how to look and what to l...

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Directories have problems. I’ll show you. Do you really want to be off in these weeds?

August 8, 2017 | Category: Blog | By: Administrator

In this video, we look at a random directory to see some of the problems common to nearly all of them. How do their numbers compare to Google’s? What is the logic behind how they present your listing? How do they sell their proposition to their customers and how long is their contract? Maybe you can stay out of the weeds and just fish in the big pond instead - where most of the fish ...

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Trust your own mind and do the math

August 2, 2017 | Category: Blog | By: Administrator

Don’t be psyched out. Basic principals still hold true, even when it comes to the internet and so-called digital marketing. It’s no different that any other marketing. You want to play in the big game; you want to go where the most fish are. Don’t be distracted by side hustles, also known as “directories.” Transcript: Good afternoon Michael Byrd again ...

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How do you stack up against your competitors? Do a search and see!

July 28, 2017 | Category: Blog | By: Administrator

If you are on the first page of results, that’s great. But whether you’re on Page 1 or not, you might be interested to see which of your competitors are there also. And you’ll find another type of result among the 10 - directories. Are they important? Should you care? And what about the neighboring communities - are they an opportunity for you? Find out by watching. T...

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The 3 sections in a Google search and how to understand them

July 26, 2017 | Category: Blog | By: Administrator

When someone needs an attorney, a dentist, a plumber or almost any other service provider, they usually start with a Google search. Currently, this generates a page with 3 sections: The ads, the map, and the first page of 10 “organic” results. These organic results are what we all think about when we do a search. But all 3 sections of the page are valuable for most businesses. ...

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Organic search is a game of king of the hill

July 17, 2017 | Category: Blog | By: Administrator

The good news is that this game is entirely about what you do for you. You have to do more stuff for your team than your competitors are doing. In many markets and for many industries, this is still relatively easy. More good news: There’s room for more than one website on this hill. You can get good clicks by being anywhere in the top 10, although position 1 is the best, of course. ...

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To win at search you have to go where the fish are

July 11, 2017 | Category: Blog | By: Administrator

That magical “first page of Google” is good only if it’s for keywords that have a lot of searches and are relevant to your business. Here’s how to understand what that means and how you can pick your shots. Transcript: Good afternoon this is Michael Byrd again with WordWright Web in Wilmington North Carolina and I'm doing a second video on a particular a...

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You are not entitled to search results just because you have a website

July 6, 2017 | Category: Blog | By: Administrator

Just because you have a website doesn't mean search results/new customers are guaranteed. In the third video of an eight video series Michael Byrd explains why your website may not be performing as well as you want it to. Transcript: Good Morning again Michael Byrd here with video number three for word right web in Wilmington North Carolina we serve clients all over this com...

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Why business owners should become knowledgeable about online marketing

June 28, 2017 | Category: Search Engine Optimization | By: Administrator

I know "content" is all the rage these days. But if you know me and WordwrightWeb, you'll appreciate our no-nonsense approach. You need to use online marketing and websites to be successful! Don't neglect marketing to the modern customer or your competition will get your business. Watch this video and visit our page to understand the power of online marketing. Transcr...

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