Google Local Search Results Update

Local Search Results Now 3 Listing
On August 6th, Google implemented major changes affecting how local businesses are listed in online search results. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a huge part of establishing an online presence for a business and these changes may affect how often searchers see your business listed on a search results page. When searchers use Google to search a keyword related to a particular business, Google provides a list of businesses for the searcher to view. From there, the searcher decides on ...

Tips for Running a Successful Dental Practice

Tip to Run a Successful Dental Office?
As a solo dental practice owner, running your practice while trying to provide the utmost service for your customers can seem impossible and exhausting. As a dentist/owner, when you are providing care to your patients you are working "in your business." Rarely, during this instance are you able to work "on your business," managing and directing your employees in the direction you want it to go. One cannot simply be in two places at once. The role of dentist and ...

“Get off the phone and Pay Attention to Me,” Say Your Customers!

stop employees talking on cell phones
Have you ever sat in a restaurant and waited for your server to walk over and check on you? Then you notice the server is standing in the corner texting or playing on his/her cell phone? If so, I am confident that you were frustrated to some degree, and maybe you were so frustrated that you reduced the servers tip or changed your attitude toward your server. Your expectations were set to a certain level since you were going to ...

Important Stats to Track in the Dental Practice

Important Stats to Track in the Dental Practice
Dentists seemed to be challenged by the increasing information that today's practice management systems provide. The information is intended to help dentists make improved decisions within a short time frame. Following the basic Key Practice Indicators (KPI's) will assist in cutting through the data overload and allow you to determine quickly whether the goals of your practice goals are being achieved or not. These performance indicators are some of most important for a business owner. Practice Overhead (cost to run ...

Interesting Facts About Google

Interesting Facts About Google
Google is hands down the most popular search engine in the world. Even in China or Russia, where Google is not the primary search engine, you will seldom find, if at all, Internet users who have never heard of or used Google. The search giant handles upwards from 3 billion searches a day. If that is not mind-blowing, what is? Care for some more interesting facts about Google and its nifty search engine? Cool! Let's get started. Seven stunning facts ...

What are Some of the Biggest Lies in SEO?

If you dream of one day seeing your website on the first page of a Google search and haven't heard about SEO--Houston, we have a problem. Unfortunately, the mainstream definition of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) differs dramatically from what it is. In fact, there's a lot of misinformation about SEO out there in cyberspace, mainly because of so-called SEO "experts" telling website owners what they want to hear by making SEO sound as easy as building sandcastles on the beach. ...