Cities across North America are shamelessly thirsty for Amazon HQ2

Mr. Jeff Besos has caused a straight-up frenzy on the internet by allowing cities in North America bid to be the next location for Amazon’s second headquarters. The bidding ended yesterday and let me tell you that most of these cities went above and beyond to get Besos’ attention. While each city surely put a great deal of time and consideration into their bids, there were definitely some attention-seeking antics that made my skin crawl.

How to own local SEO for your business

I just got back from the State of Search Digital Marketing Conference in Dallas, Texas, where SEO experts from around the world shared their knowledge on how businesses can improve their search rankings online. The good news is that SEO is not just for huge corporations with substantial budgets—there are plenty of strategies a small, local business can use to climb the search engine ranks. If you have a brick-and-mortar location that you want more people to discover through organic search, a Google Business listing is one of the best available resources at your disposal.