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Chris Sheehy

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Latest Blogs from Chris Sheehy
Use these five methods to clean up and unify your online business citations and get your company primed for local discovery. Continue reading →
The hidden cost of the FREE business review monitoring service FreeReviewMonitoring.com Continue reading →
Apple replaces Google with search engine DuckDuckGo.com - here's how to get your business listed on DuckDuckGo Continue reading →
4 Local citation building tips to increase your local visibility on search Continue reading →
How I Got Into SEO - the story of local SEO specialist Chris Sheehy Continue reading →
17 things small businesses should be measuring to track their internet marketing progress Continue reading →
A SEO Cheat Sheet 4 Character Counts, META Tags, and Other Stuff Continue reading →
Consider these WordPress alternatives and stop the WP insanity - there's more to website design than WP Continue reading →
Focusing on these 7 elements of local SEO will raise your visibility on search engines and drive more traffic to your business. Continue reading →
Take a pick of these free website seo audit tools and discover what problems are lurking in your website. Continue reading →
Our journey on dealing with non-paying clients Continue reading →
Local student Cesar Cruz wins Sidewalk Branding's "Providence Downcity" photo contest Continue reading →
Rel=canonical is the down & dirty easy way to trim duplicate content pages Continue reading →
5.5 non-keyword factors that influence SERP visibility to consider when things seem wonky Continue reading →
How important is link building and social media to search ranking in 2013? Continue reading →
Hashtags with underscores create unique and identifiable tags for your posts that are also search and social friendly. #hashtags #hash_tags #SBCo_RI Continue reading →
Keyword research will identify the words that will give your business the greatest search visibility - long live Paxton Euripides! Continue reading →
The Telephone Number - and its Impact on Small Business SEO Continue reading →
Top 6 tips for blog commenting that will benefit blogger and commentator alike Continue reading →
Of SEO and Whiskey – the parallels of search engine optimization and whiskey making Continue reading →
LinkedIn tests a chronological textual-based analytic to replace their ambiguous "Views" & "Appearances In Search" Trends graphs. Continue reading →
When a business phone number is replaced with a generic one - businesses loose that vital component of local marketing authentication called NAP - Name, Address, Phone. Even Google discourages it. Continue reading →
Google Local now allows businesses to edit their precise local marketing focused business category - a plus for local business owners. #rhodeisland #seo #searchmarketingintegration Continue reading →
It's astonishing to me when I meet a business that still does not consider how they could be the answer to somebody’s online search. Question not your need to have an internet marketing plan – question why don’t you already have one. Continue reading →
If Yelp filters your business reviews – give the favor back by switching your attention to these online review sites. As for Yelp - just filter them out. #yelp #reviews Continue reading →
Authority score matters, so reduce your risk by measuring your score, and those you are linking-up with. Linking-up with a website with a low quality score or that is spammy, and you risk stalling your internet visibility growth, or worse - having your rank on search engines lowered. ...
What would happen if you stopped building links (#linkbuilding) that point to your website [chart] Continue reading →
Changes to Google search tools that effect small business visibility on search Continue reading →
Having this Top-7 linkbuilding list on hand will make you a winner every time. Continue reading →
Pinning sites like Pinterest have proven to be powerhouses for business marketing - so if you're pining for pinning, here are 17 alternative sites for pinning. Continue reading →
Why sharing that glorious Google review on your website just might be a penalty instead of a reward... Continue reading →
Have You Ever Been Ambushed By The SEO Ninja? By Chris Sheehy | RI search marketing specialist I was working with a Rhode Island small business recently who had hired an “SEO Ninja” to increase their visibility on search engines as … Continue reading →
“Because the purpose of business is to create a customer, the business enterprise has two – and only two – basic functions: marketing and innovation.  Marketing and innovation produce results; all the rest are costs. Marketing is the distinguishing, unique … Continue reading...
The job of optimizing words on a website page with the purpose of increasing search engine ranking is referred to as Search Engine Optimization (SEO) whereas marketing your website so it is more discoverable by the people searching for what … Continue reading →
By luck or chance you run into someone and they ask: “S0 – What Do You Do?”   Do you have a rehearsed short reply to the question, or will you chance it with charming spontaneity in hopes it leads … Continue reading →
With character limitations for website search engine optimization META Data – maximize your online discovery by putting a halt to stop-words. Simple words such as: the, to, and, or, and our {there are several more} are automatically filtered from web … Continue reading U...
The stats and theoretical insight confirms what I thought all along, that website text SIZE REALLY DOES MATTER. Continue reading →
By Chris Sheehy | Sidewalk Branding Company Originally published by ABRN “Auto Body”, “Autobody”, “Body Shop”, “Collision Center” – all the same right?  We recognize all these name iterations as simply different terms for auto body repair businesses, but do sea...
By Chris Sheehy | Sidewalk Branding Company  While not exactly online-marketing related, making presentations to groups of people is certainly marketing - so if you find yourself in a setting where you need to speak in public – I hope this is helpful....
By Chris Sheehy | Sidewalk Branding Company  Foursquare window clings are popping up everywhere – and for good reason, listing your business (they call it a venue) on Foursquare is a great way to build brand exposure – with your customers … Continue reading &...