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Online Marketing Tips: What’s SEO, SEM and SMM?

By Advice Media / May 5, 2017 / Comments Off on Online Marketing Tips: What’s SEO, SEM and SMM?

One of the most frequent questions that we receive from our clients is about the difference between SEO, SEM, and SMM. Although these terms are becoming increasingly common, most people are still unsure of what they stand for. Whether you’re looking to update the look of your site, increase your search engine rankings, or start […]

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Your Local Business Presence

By Advice Media / August 19, 2014 / Comments Off on Your Local Business Presence

If you are a small medical practice or office, attracting new patients may be difficult. Today, patients seldom turn to the Yellow Pages to find a doctor in their local area. Instead, they are more likely to turn to the internet to find recommendations and listings for doctors in their area. One of the best […]

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Google Update Sends Local Search Results Flying

By Advice Media / August 1, 2014 / Comments Off on Google Update Sends Local Search Results Flying

Over the past few years, Google has rolled out many updates to their ranking algorithm, dramatically altering the way websites appear in search results. While the previous algorithmic updates primarily focused on backlinks and site content, this latest one focuses on local search results, which is especially crucial in today’s smartphone era. Although Google did […]

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3 Reasons to Consider Google+

By Advice Media / February 7, 2014 / Comments Off on 3 Reasons to Consider Google+

In today’s media conscious world, most businesses and medical practices are utilizing popular social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Google+, however is quickly becoming a popular way for doctors to highlight their presence online. So, what are some of the reasons to implement Google+ into your social media plan? Top 3 Reasons to […]

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Where did my Google Local Reviews Go?

By Advice Media / December 12, 2012 / 1 Comment

Over the past year, Google has worked to change local search, first by rolling out Google +Local to replace Google Places, then by allowing local businesses to merge their Google+ Local listing and social Google+ Business Page. This merge would allow businesses to control their presence from one platform. Reviews, social posts, physical location, etc. […]

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Google+ Local and Google+ Business Pages: The Merge

By Advice Media / October 15, 2012 / Comments Off on Google+ Local and Google+ Business Pages: The Merge

In May when Google+ Local replaced Google Places, it was positioned as a new way for users to share and discover local businesses using Google’s social network. With a new name and look, integration of free Zagat reviews and more social features to come, Google+ Local promised to create one simple experience across Google for […]

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Google+ Local and Google+ Business Pages: The Merge

By Advice Media / October 15, 2012 / Comments Off on Google+ Local and Google+ Business Pages: The Merge

In May when Google+ Local replaced Google Places, it was positioned as a new way for users to share and discover local businesses using Google’s social network. With a new name and look, integration of free Zagat reviews and more social features to come, Google+ Local promised to create one simple experience across Google for […]

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Google+ Local To Replace Google Places

By Advice Media / May 31, 2012 / 1 Comment

Google announced yesterday their rollout of the new Google+ Local, set to replace Google Places. This new experience blends Google+ with Google Maps, business listings and Zagat reviews. According to Google, Google+ Local is “integrated into Search, Maps and mobile and available as a new tab in Google+—creating one simple experience across Google.” So, what […]

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Google+ Local To Replace Google Places

By Advice Media / May 31, 2012 / Comments Off on Google+ Local To Replace Google Places

Google announced yesterday their rollout of the new Google+ Local, set to replace Google Places. This new experience blends Google+ with Google Maps, business listings and Zagat reviews. According to Google, Google+ Local is “integrated into Search, Maps and mobile and available as a new tab in Google+—creating one simple experience across Google.” So, what […]

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5 Ways to Get More Google Places Reviews for Your Practice

By Advice Media / April 27, 2012 / 11 Comments

As the importance and influence of online patient reviews continues to grow, boosting your online reputation becomes crucial. Encouraging positive patient reviews, especially to your practice’s Google Places listing, can make a huge difference for your online presence. Claiming your Google Places listing is the first step toward maximizing your practice’s visibility on the web, […]

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