Author Archives: Toby Crabtree

Geolocation: An Ideal Tip to Revitalize Local Search

The world of search-engine-result-page (SERP) has undergone a significant change with the update of Google Venice that occurred initially in the United States and then in France and the rest of the world. This has brought geolocation to the forefront and enhanced its importance. Today Google results for queries are showing mostly localized results that are organic in nature. Usually a person has the ability to customize his geolocation settings. This can be done by going into ‘Search Tools’, selecting ‘All Results’ and then choosing ‘Nearby’ and stating the city, region or state. However, this can be time consuming and … Continue reading

About Toby Crabtree

Toby Crabtree is the Account Manager for Local Search HQ, an agency that provides local search marketing services focused on enhancing the online presence and visibility for small local businesses. Through thorough research of the client's target market and online behavior, social media networking, local mobile search optimization and an integrated marketing campaign, Toby and the team at Local Search HQ has built a reputation for delivery results for its clients since it was founded. Google+

10 Marketing Tips to Make Your Local Business Stand Out

There are many ways in the current business world to promote your local business. Using the power of internet is one of the best ways to promote your local search marketing and make your business stand out in a simple and modest way. Here are ten tips that will help your business: Learn about the local market and your competitors. Learn what they are offering that you are not. Assess the market and see what kinds of products are selling best. Check for new products that will do well and have the potential. Make a detailed business plan for marketing. … Continue reading

About Toby Crabtree

Toby Crabtree is the Account Manager for Local Search HQ, an agency that provides local search marketing services focused on enhancing the online presence and visibility for small local businesses. Through thorough research of the client's target market and online behavior, social media networking, local mobile search optimization and an integrated marketing campaign, Toby and the team at Local Search HQ has built a reputation for delivery results for its clients since it was founded. Google+

Orange County Business Spotlight: The Jewelry Box

Are you in the market for one of a kind, affordable jewelry in Orange County? Look no further than The Jewelry Box. This full-line store buys and sells all sorts of jewelry from rings to watches including gold pieces as well as high-end flatware, silver and gold American coins and gift items. They purchase previously owned jewelry from customers, refurbish it and then sell it at great prices. Typically these prices are lower than the prices for comparable new pieces. If you are looking for diamond engagement rings and wedding bands, it’s definitely worth taking a trip to The Jewelry … Continue reading

About Toby Crabtree

Toby Crabtree is the Account Manager for Local Search HQ, an agency that provides local search marketing services focused on enhancing the online presence and visibility for small local businesses. Through thorough research of the client's target market and online behavior, social media networking, local mobile search optimization and an integrated marketing campaign, Toby and the team at Local Search HQ has built a reputation for delivery results for its clients since it was founded. Google+

4 Important Steps to Prepare for Mobile Search Optimization

Whether you like it or not, mobile search is steadily rising and might soon outpace desktop search. This means your website needs to be prepared for how users interact with the web, otherwise you might see a marked disadvantage compared to other competitors or have a difficult time seeing the same unique impressions as before. Thankfully, there are four major ways you can prepare for mobile search: Always optimize for mobile. No matter how many websites you manage, make sure all of them are optimized for mobile screens as well as desktop screens. This will help make the process of … Continue reading

About Toby Crabtree

Toby Crabtree is the Account Manager for Local Search HQ, an agency that provides local search marketing services focused on enhancing the online presence and visibility for small local businesses. Through thorough research of the client's target market and online behavior, social media networking, local mobile search optimization and an integrated marketing campaign, Toby and the team at Local Search HQ has built a reputation for delivery results for its clients since it was founded. Google+

Orange County Business Spotlight: Avila’s El Ranchito Restaurant

Some of the best Orange County Mexican cuisine can be found in a restaurant that was founded well over forty years ago, which is now known as Avila’s El Ranchito. What makes this restaurant so tasty and great among the tough competition in the rest of Orange County? Mama Avila was working hard on wonderfully delicious recipes in her own kitchen back in Guanajuato, Mexico, which were passed down to her from her own mother, grandmother, and throughout the generations. This is truly traditional Mexican food that many restaurants try to imitate but cannot achieve the same taste and quality. … Continue reading

About Toby Crabtree

Toby Crabtree is the Account Manager for Local Search HQ, an agency that provides local search marketing services focused on enhancing the online presence and visibility for small local businesses. Through thorough research of the client's target market and online behavior, social media networking, local mobile search optimization and an integrated marketing campaign, Toby and the team at Local Search HQ has built a reputation for delivery results for its clients since it was founded. Google+