In episode 259 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked how would you expand the proximity radius of GMB page and website of an electrician using the Battle Plan. The exact question was: Hi guys. I have an electrician with a GMB and website who wants to expand their reach further than the presumed 10K proximity radius enforced by GMB. Would it be a matter of creating new landing pages for the suburbs/cities they want to expand into and in those pages also describe the services they would like to offer? Then proceed with ... Read more
In episode 258 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how long before one can see the results of Battle Plan 3.0. The exact question was: I have been following the battle plan 3.0 for a gmb asset. It’s been about 2 weeks since I followed steps 1 and 2 of the plan. How long before I find out the results? I don’t know if I am facing stiff competition or middle of the road comp. how long do I have to wait before I hit it again. I dint want to reset the g algorithm. Thanks!
In episode 259 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if it is okay to use target keywords as top of silo keywords regardless of the number of competing pages. The exact question was: in jeffrey smiths bootcamp top of silo keywords have 1million+ competing pages, but in local seo top of silo keywords have no where near 1mil competing pages. can we consider the keywords we want to target as our top of silo keywords regardless of the number of competing pages they have? he also recommends using a sidebar with links but our page design has ... Read more
In the 258th episode of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked about some basic guidelines for link building. The exact question was: Hello everyone! Can you please share some basic guidelines about Backlinks? Specifically about the text when doing Backlink, When to use exact match keywords for anchor text link or my Brand anchor text? When writing a small post or a short reply on forums, What information you suggest to include in the text and what links? Is it better to link most of the times to the homepage or to a specific service/product page? hope ... Read more
In the 259th episode of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how the team would create an SEO strategy for a website that targets two demographies and languages. The exact question was: I’d like to hear your experience if you have build a website that is targeted for 2 different target market based on demography and language wise. But if you don’t have this kind of experience, what’s your take on this issue? For example: Target market in A country using English language Target market in B country using B language (foreign language) What’s your take if ... Read more
In episode 258 of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked about the best techniques to let Google recognize entities. The exact question was: Hi SM Team, What are the best techniques for getting Google to recognize Entities? For those doing GMBs Google readily creates Knowledge Panels/MREIDs, but what about those working with web properties, people, products etc. What can we do beyond schema, @ID pages and a GStack? Getting a Wikipedia entry clearly works, but is very difficult for most. “”Jim’s Taxis”” probably wouldn’t merit a Wikipedia page but gets an MREID thru GMB, so how do ... Read more
Click on the video above to watch Episode 262 of the Semantic Mastery Hump Day Hangouts. Full timestamps with topics and times can be found at the link above. The latest upcoming free SEO Q&A Hump Day Hangout can be found at https://semanticmastery.com/humpday. Announcement Adam: Alright, we are live. Welcome to Hump Day Hangouts, Episode 262. Today is the 13th of November. And I don’t know if anyone else knows this. But apparently there’s something called Black Friday at the end of the month and Cyber Monday. Apparently there’s some sales or something going on. Well, we’ve got something ... Read more
In episode 259 of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if it is okay for two different companies to use the same phone number in GMB. The exact question was: Hey guys. I have a client who has two companies at the same address and using the same phone number. They have GMB set up for both companies. I’m thinking that Google won’t like that they are using the same phone number? I guess a better way to ask the question, is it okay for two different companies to use the same phone number in GMB?
In episode 258 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked about the team’s thoughts on having a syndicated branded network using high-quality spun articles. The exact question was: Hello, hope everyone is doing great. What are your toughts on Syndication network Vs Syndication network on the branding network using high quality spun articles (readeble)? Can this bring more SEO benfit?
In episode 259 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked about some good alternatives for Google shortener. The exact question was: Hello guys! Thanks for the great information! Which way do you recommend to create a short URL? I understand that “”goo.gl”” doesn’t work anymore… any good alternative? Can you please share some best practices on how to use short links, and why? Thanks a lot!!!