Internet Marketing San Diego

Filed Under (San Diego SEO) by Steve Mertz on 31-03-2011

I’ll be in San Diego, California April 19th-23rd. This will be a short but very busy trip. I always enjoy my trips to San Diego and look forward to brain storming with our regular clients and meeting new Internet Marketing clients. Working with small business owners in the San Diego and Los Angeles areas are our specialties. Anyone can have a website built but the question is how will your most important visitor, Google, find your website? Read the rest of this entry »

Websites and Internet Marketing

Filed Under (Internet Marketing, Uncategorized) by Steve Mertz on 30-03-2011

I’m sitting here at my favorite Starbucks in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Prominently displayed is the new book by Howard Schultz on How Starbucks Got Its Grove Back or How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul!!

I’ve met some very interesting small business owners at Starbucks and they too sometimes feel as though they are fighting for their life when it comes to Internet Marketing. Two examples come to mind:

The first Read the rest of this entry »

Google Places

Filed Under (Google Places) by Steve Mertz on 25-03-2011

Many clients have been asking me how they get on the top of a local search result-specifically Google places. This is coming up more frequently because they have done their SEO efforts but still may find their competitors ahead of them via Google places-what gives?

Matt McGee wrote an insightful post on this matter called 10 Likely Elements of Google’s Local Search Algorithm and with all things Google the target always is moving. I’ve had some interesting conversations with my Google representative, Read the rest of this entry »