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Great Sites for Denver SEO and Sales

As many of you know, we use the search engine optimization principle that you should optimize your site by taking actions you would take without any concern for how it will change your sites search engine rankings.

In that spirit, here are a few opportunities for local businesses to get more visibility that will help grow their traffic, and present possible sales opportunities even if it doesn’t.

For B2C, Angie’s list is an excellent promotional tool. I am not sold on advertising on it, but I know that if you have great reviews on it, people will call you. It’s also an excellent citation on Google Places.

The Better Business Bureau. I don’t have any clients that don’t get a decent return on the investment by listing and doing a little advertising on the local B.B.B. It’s also a good citation and link(s)

Other quick and easy places to be:

Linked in (with a company profile)
Twitter ( just do it!)

And don’t forget to write reviews on Google places for the businesses you like in your area. They just might return the favor.

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Colorado Springs SEO Tactics

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Colorado Springs SEO, and local SEO

Every city has slightly different SEO cultures. One of the mistakes national firms (that you might find using pay per click advertising for SEO ) make is not understanding, or at least not utilizing the local city landscape for SEO.

This is true in Denver, Colorado Springs, or any metro area. The first step any SEO company might take in developing a local SEO campaign in a city is checking if the client has a Google places listing, a Yahoo local listing and a Bing local business listing. Without these the local client isn’t going to get the rankings that Local searches provide, and I am amazed how often national SEO firms ignore the importance of the Search local directories. You don’t need a SEO company to list your company. If you are a business owner, go to www.getlisted.org It’s a great service (and free) to make sure you are listed.

Another big part is obtaining links in the local area. National SEO’s just don’t have the experience in specific markets. A firm that specializes in local SEO already knows the local territory,  and what sites and tactics will work best to promote your company and bring traffic to your site.

Being part of a community is also a big advantage when providing SEO services.  Many of our clients came to us based on the fact that we would be available for face to face meetings.

So when selecting a Colorado Springs SEO firm, or for any local program, I would suggest you look for the firms that know and already preform SEO  in your city.  Make sure to ask for 3 solid recent references.  It’s not hard to check how good a SEO company is, they should have well ranked clients just a keyword search away!


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