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By: Blair Neher Mar 22, 2022

Why a Google Business Listing is Essential for Every Business, Organization, and Professional

We’ve all come to know and love the powerful, scarily-smart search engine tool that is Google. Powered by AI and perfected by algorithms, Google pulls up millions of search results within a fraction of a second whenever your curiosity strikes. You can search for anything and everything and even if Google can’t find the exact result you’re looking for, you’re more than likely to find a webpage, image, video or even product description that matches your search closely. But, did you know Google extends beyond just providing search results?

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By: Blair Neher Nov 19, 2021

Announcing SEMRush Agency Partnership

We are super excited to announce that Talking Monkey Media is an official agency partner with SEMRush. SEMRush is the premier tool suite in the Digital Marketing space and it’s an honor to be recognized as one of their official partners!

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By: Blair Neher Nov 9, 2021

Breaking down EAT – Google’s Content Scoring

Google has a formula for how they grade the content on the internet. It’s called EAT. Expertise, Authoritativeness and Trustworthiness. Lily Ray wrote a great article on the topic, let’s break it down.

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By: Blair Neher Sep 7, 2021

Content Marketing Starts with your Website

It goes without saying that we believe a Content Marketing Strategy is essential to every business and their digital marketing campaign. And it all starts with your website. Your website is the cornerstone of your digital marketing presence, and its contents are the core of your content marketing strategy.

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By: Blair Neher Aug 3, 2021

Growing Your Non-Profit with SEO Basics

Exposure and awareness are the first steps to growth for a Non-Profit. Positioning your Non-Profit to be easily found on the internet via Search Engine Optimization is an excellent way to increase exposure and awareness.

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By: Blair Neher Jul 1, 2021

Why websites are still crucial for local businesses in a digital age

It’s a question that has often plagued small business owners and digital marketers since perhaps the dawn of the internet. Does my business really need a website? The short answer is yes, but the requirements that come along with building a unique, well-branded website designed to connect and engage with your audience may seem daunting. In reality, every business (regardless of industry, service, or size) may be missing out on opportunities that come from the extensive reach of the internet.

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By: Blair Neher Oct 12, 2015

The 11 Important Components of a Small Business Website

Thanks to the advent of the Internet, connecting with prospective customers represents a different type of proposition than it once did. Even small businesses and start-ups need to have a website that handles a number of critical functions, including acting as a marketing tool, point of sale, means of contact and source of information. While operating a website allows a business owner to handle this type of work at a lower cost than any other medium, it also places more.

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By: Blair Neher Sep 29, 2015

How to Claim Your Local Business Listings

It should come as no surprise to small business owners that customers are increasingly looking to the Internet and phone apps for information on a business before they purchase services and products. The numbers are pretty convincing. 94%1 of Business to Business purchasers use online research before buying. 70%2 of U.S. households now use the Internet when shopping locally for products and services It may, however, be news for them to learn that search engines are far from the only.

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