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Real Estate SEO Tips

Real Estate SEO Tips & Tricks

Like many small business owners, real estate agents also benefit from a local SEO campaign. Facebook Ads campaigns and pay-per-click on Google will drive traffic, but you can expect to make a significant investment into these channels that might leave you with sticker shock. For a long-term strategy, consider optimizing your website as much as…
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How to Fix a Google Penalty

Link Detox: How to Recover from a Manual Link Penalty

If you have been working in the field of SEO for a while, either on the client side or the provider side, chances are you are familiar with link penalties. Handed down from Google, a link penalty occurs when Google finds suspicious or unnatural links pointing to your site. These links are often the result…
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Getting Started with the Facebook Ads Pixel

Facebook is the social media network everyone and their dog use (in some cases, literally). Because of its wide reach and number of users across the globe, it’s also the perfect advertising platform for businesses who seek to attract customers outside of Google. The platform is also very popular due to its retargeting capabilities. What…
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Google Shopping Example

Low Hanging Fruit for Product Listing Ads

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday already here, all of the hard marketing work is ready to pay off. Most marketers have been busy spending their time creating campaigns, aligning priorities, managing vendor relationships and establishing sales for the year’s two big shopping days. As one of the most important shopping days of the year…
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Reputation SEO Service

Quick Tips to Improve Online Reviews

Obtaining reviews from customers can be a process especially when you are trying to direct customers to a Facebook page, Google My Business page or a Yelp page. Most customers will not immediately want to leave a review (at the time of purchase or services rendered) and then a lot of customers forget to leave…
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10 Tools for SEO

10 SEO Tools to Start Using Today

Implementing a solid SEO plan requires the right toolset. A good array of tools will help you with keyword research, understanding how your competitors are ranking and where you may be able to acquire new links for your site. Take a look at these 10 tools you can start using today to get your SEO…
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How to Use UTM Parameters for Tracking

Tracking the way traffic enters your site is an important step to allocating marketing budget to the most effective channels for your business. For example, knowing that paid search drives the most clicks to your site will better inform budget and planning to acquire more paid search traffic in future campaigns. How Do Marketers Track…
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3 Essential Tools for Google Shopping

3 Essential Tools to Succeed With Google Shopping Campaigns

Google Shopping campaigns are one of the most effective forms of advertising for online retailers. Google invested a lot of time and energy in recent years to polish its product and enable advertisers to really grow their retail business. The Basics of PLAs Unlike standard search ads, shopping campaigns utilize product data for ad creative…
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Multi-Site On Wordpress

How to Use a Multi-Site Setup for WordPress

We recently caught the Sacramento WordPress Meetup from 11/5, which featured a review of creating multi-sites through WordPress and how it happens on the client and server side of things. It’s relatively easy to get started with a multi-site setup, but it’s important to start by determining if a multi-site is a good use for…
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Digital Marketing Strategy

Expansion Announcement

Octiv Digital is pleased to announce that starting early January 2020, we are officially opening two new offices in both the Salt Lake City, Utah and Phoenix, Arizona markets and will begin offering our full range of services. Why Salt Lake City & Phoenix? With many years of experience in both of these booming metropolitan…
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