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A Guide to Huffington Post Submissions

Looking for a spark to boost your website traffic? Try submitting content to the Huffington Post.

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“This Page Didn’t Load Google Maps Correctly”

Many website owners use the Google Maps widget on their contact pages to show maps of their exact location for potential and current customers. If you do, this is how to fix it if it’s not working correctly.

Google vs. Bing

Google vs. Bing: How to Optimize Your Site

Google’s 74.5% control of the world’s search engine market is huge, but Bing is still immensely influential, averaging between 5-10% of market share. In the United States, Bing and Yahoo actually hold approximately 30% of the search engine market.

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12 Ways to Identify a Fake Facebook Account

In effort to become a dominant social media platform, Facebook lost control of fake accounts, bots, and shared information. According to Facebook, it estimates about 40-50 million accounts are fake. That is a lot! Here are the 12 ways to identify a fake facebook account.

Instagram

Your Complete Guide to Growing Through Instagram

Instagram has become a powerful social media tool that allows us to deliver our brand’s message to our target audience. This guide encompasses everything you need to know to grow your business through Instagram.

Twitter Verification

How to Get Verified on Twitter

Seeing that Instagram verified badge is challenging there are other ways to authenticate your account. One big way is to create great content with high quality photos and videos that will gain users. 

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How to Remove Bad Reviews from Yelp in 8 Easy Steps

Has a negative Yelp review ever brought down your business’s credibility? One negative review—valid or not—can sink your business. Learn how to remove bad reviews from Yelp.

Press Kit
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How to Write a Press Release

A press release and press kit can put your business on the map and establish opportunities to add new customers. It gives you the ability to highlight your business and target media outlets for exposure. The focus of the press release should have a specific market in mind beyond the media and should include specific keyword topics for SEO.

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Improve website rankings and pagespeed with Google Lighthouse

We compared Pagespeed Insights with Google Lighthouse in order to determine which google speed test is more useful. Then we will delve into how to make the most of this new Google SEO audit tool and what else you can do to boost your Pagespeed.

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How to Create a YouTube Channel

Does your business need a YouTube channel? Here’s an easy guide to creating a youtube channel for your business or personal account. Only 9% of small business are using YouTube to effectively market themselves. Get a leg-up on your competition through video content.

Google Ranking

Local SEO: 5 Tips to Boost Your Google Ranking

Local SEO: How Google Ranking Determines “Near Me” Searches. How to Succeed at doing Local SEO and Google Ranking. Learn how to do local SEO with or without a storefront & why location-based SEO is important for your business. Understand the Google algorithm for local search engine optimization.

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An SEO Startup Launch: Pitching, Marketing, Networking

Every startup launch must learn how to pitch to an audience. This experience gives them the chance to hone in on a solid idea and solidify who they are. Startup launch lists should always include working on a pitch deck because it creates marketing and networking opportunities.

San Diego SEO Experts

San Diego SEO Expert Strategic Advice

Startups, small or medium-sized businesses have all likely heard the term SEO. However, most people haven’t had enough time to research the details of SEO strategy like our San Diego SEO experts.

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Press Release Distribution

For your press release distribution to be a success, we found that two performance indicators must be considered. A successful press release strategy requires syndicating your content to the right outlets and delivering relevant content to a targeted audience.

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How Many People Use Twitter?

We know how many monthly active users Twitter has, but how many of them should a business expect to get if they set up a page? Get all kinds of information about how many people use Twitter & important metrics if you are using a Twitter business account.

Digital Marketing Trends

Digital Marketing Trends: Is Your Strategy Adapting?

Substantial digital marketing news from both Google and Facebook indicate that 2018 will be an important year for businesses to realign their marketing strategies. Emerging channels such as WhatsApp Business provide exciting new opportunities for businesses to connect with their target markets.

Mobile Search

Aligning with Google Search Trends

Google is exploring new platforms to develop for their search engine. SEO strategies must target emerging google search trends like mobile search, augmented reality and web crawlers to remain competitive.

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Advertising with Facebook WhatsApp for Business

Digital advertising trends are constantly evolving and repositioning. Stay up-to-date on shifting platforms and how to target your businesses channel advertising optimally. Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp is expected to make a major impact in the sector.

Paid Digital Advertising Trends 2018

Paid Digital Advertising Trends

Maximized reach + elevate brand awareness + increase top-line. This is a simple three-step process for search engine marketing (SEM) and is one of the most popular and suggested ways of implementing a strategy based on paid digital advertising trends.

Long Term SEO Plan

SEO Best Practices: Long-Term SEO Strategy

A Long-Term SEO strategy is only as effective as the reporting and analysis behind it. Once you feel satisfied with the technical and creative on-page SEO implementation, as well as the domain strategy behind your website, you can start tracking the results.

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Net Neutrality: Small Businesses Better Pay Attention

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), on December 14, voted to end net neutrality. Find out what it means for your small business.

Customer Acquisition Strategy

Customer Acquisition Strategy

The availability of dozens of marketing channels and content strategies in the digital space has created a paradox of choice for business owners and marketing managers.

Marketing Message Delivery

Marketing Message Delivery

The digital age has upended the way marketing managers and business owners engage with the traditional sales funnel. The “Funnel” no longer captures the shifting reality of the Customer Decision Journey.

Customer Segment Analysis

Customer Segment Analysis

In 2018, worldwide social media engagement is expected to reach 2.5 billion people. They way that customers are interacting with brands is shifting to mobile and social.

SEO Best Practices

SEO Best Practices: Tactical SEO Approaches

The second entry in our Long-Term SEO strategy series is focused on the Implementation Phase of SEO, including strategies behind content creation, technical and creative on-page SEO tactics, domain focused SEO strategies and the importance of backlinking.

Free Website Report
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Free Website Report Offered by SunCity Advising!

Free website report for businesses using industry-leading reporting tools. A report for your website provides data on how well your website is performing.

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SEO Best Practices: SEO Strategy Development

SEO strategy development is a long-term plan that can deliver huge business results. SEO improvements require an investment of time with an evolving plan.

WordPress Plugins for Websites

WordPress Plugins for Beginners

WordPress plugins help website owners maximize both website versatility and available features without sacrificing performance. Find out how & what to use!

google search engine algorithm

Search Engine Algorithms Made Simple

According to statistics released from Google itself, results on “page 1” receive 95% of all website traffic and 32% of that traffic lands on the first result.

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Beginner’s Guide to Content Management Systems for Websites

A content management system, popularly referred to as a CMS, is a popular format for the creation and formatting of digital content.

The Art of SEO

The Art of SEO

The Art of SEO | Four experts in search engine optimization share guidelines & innovative techniques to plan & execute a comprehensive SEO strategy.

San Diego SEO Firm & Digital Marketing Agency
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SEO Case Study: Strategic Sequencing to Offset Budget Constraints

SunCity worked with ABC Co. to create a list of target keywords related to their product. They sold both B2C and B2B directly and also wanted to explore relationships with distributors.

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SunCity Book Review: Blue Ocean Strategy, Value Innovation

The book combines theory with practical tools and case studies that allow the reader to explore the myriad ways of creating value for customers.

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Website Building SEO

So you have a business idea. You have done some research on who will buy your product or service (I hope) and realize you could make some money doing this.

Growth Hacking

Growth Hacking

Growth Hacking: A new generation of megabrands like Facebook, Dropbox, Airbnb, and Twitter haven’t spent a dime on traditional marketing.

Business Twitter
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How to Use Business Twitter Accounts

Learn how to use Twitter for Business. If you don’t have an account set up, find out why you should and learn how easy it is to get a professional look and feel for your company.

consulting, implementation, marketing agency, digital marketing
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Should My Company Hire a Consulting Firm?

With the speed of change in business increasing at a seemingly exponential rate, the idea of outsourcing pieces of work within a company makes more sense than ever.

acquisition
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What could the LinkedIn Acquisition by Microsoft Mean for Your Business?

Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in cash, a 50% premium to the closing price Friday (as a note the stock was down 42% YTD at Friday’s close).

SUPERINTELLIGENCE: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Superintelligence asks the questions: What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us?

motivated

Staying Motivated

Life is a marathon… sort of. Except in life nobody set up water every mile, strangers don’t cheer you on the whole way, and you don’t get a medal for finishing. Other than that, it is very similar.

Thinking Fast and Slow

A great look at judgement and decision making by Nobel prize winner Daniel Kahneman. He guides you through the complexities of human choices with formulas tied to illustrative examples.

Traction get a grip on your business

Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business

All entrepreneurs and business leaders face similar frustrations—personnel conflict, profit woes, and inadequate growth.

The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses

Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets. The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create.