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Do You Know What to Ask When Hiring an SEO Company?

To ask the right questions of a prospective SEO company, you first need a baseline understanding of online advertising. Unfortunately, if you’re a small, local business owner with little knowledge of online marketing strategies, then you probably don’t quite know what to ask. That’s why Kim Lachance Shandrow’s article, “10 Questions to Ask When You’re […]

Google AdWords Scare Tactic

Why You Can’t Trust This Warning From Google

Have you gotten a call from Google about your AdWords account? Did they tell you that your ads are displaying in other countries and costing you extra money? You’re not alone. Google has been ramping up its AdWords sales efforts—and this means they’ve been aggressively targeting existing AdWords accounts and trying to upsell them. To […]

Google Local Services

How to Minimize Your Damage From Google’s New Platform

Have you noticed a new type of sponsored result on Google’s search results pages? These ads are for Google’s new platform, Local Services, which Google designed to promote local service providers like plumbers, electricians, handymen, cleaners, locksmiths, and the like. According to the official website, “Local Services ads help you connect with people who search […]

New Email Scam

Watch Out for This New Email Scam!

When you receive an email from an unknown sender, what’s the first thing you look at? Hopefully, it’s the email address itself. After all, why bother reading the contents of the email if you don’t even know who it’s from to begin with? The sender’s email address alone will tell you a lot about the […]

Spam Calls

How to Solve Your Problem With Spam Calls Right Now

Are you being dogged by spam calls all day long? Telemarketers and robocalls are running rampant these days, and small business owners are getting the brunt of it. Average Americans are certainly getting their fair share of spam calls, too, but it’s nothing compared to what business owners are experiencing on a daily basis. Spam […]

Prospect Genius Christmas Tree

Season's Greetings From Prospect Genius!

To our beloved friends and treasured clients, Prospect Genius is sending our warmest wishes to you and your loved ones this holiday season! We’d also like to take a moment and remind you that, as our team members celebrate with their families, we will be closed on the following days: Monday, December 25 Tuesday, December […]

Mobile-first index

Is Your Mobile Site Ready to Carry the Team for You?

At an industry event this week in New York City, Google’s Gary Illyes spoke about one of the search giant’s latest endeavors: mobile-first indexing. Illyes said this project has begun to roll out, with an undisclosed number of websites already affected. The timeline for a complete roll-out also remains undisclosed. All of this “undisclosed” information […]