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Likes vs Leads: Will Social Media Dependency Kill Your Hunting Business?
August 23, 2019 by A.J. Davidson
We’ve all witnessed it on social media. Typically observed in the middle of the year once Spring hunting and trade show seasons have come to an end, and outfitters have had time to begin filling out their schedules for the upcoming Fall & Winter hunting seasons. If you're still unclear with where we are going with this, please reference the screen shot image that is featured with this introduction.
With an active, extensive social media outreach and hundreds of photos featuring clients placed alongside successful harvests, one might ask, “Why is a hunting outfitter claiming to provide a premium service resorting to last minute solicitation of social media followers in order to operate their first-class operation?” Is it the exclusivity of the type of hunts being offered or the remote location of the outfitter, or is it the questionable legitimacy of the outfitter who posted this “Hunt of a Lifetime” opportunity on Facebook or Instagram? Besides, anyone can claim to be anything they want to be on social media, right?
Why am I not seeing my search ads in Google?
April 24, 2019 by Ben Holbrook
The great thing about Google Ads is the ability to quickly get your products seen on the first page of Google. A Google Ads account can be set up in one day and your product ads can be showing on the top of the front page in search the next day, or even that afternoon.
Gain on your Competition through Proper SEO Techniques
December 21, 2018 by Ryan Trask
Our usual phone call with a new/current client is a comment about how is my competition achieving rankings and how can I achieve the same thing?
Google is now migrating sites to mobile-first indexing
June 09, 2018 by Ryan Trask
The fact is, Google has switched to a mobile-first index, because Google users are using Mobile phones more than their desktop computers. It's just that simple. Look at your friends, family and colleagues. How are they viewing websites, shopping online and what devices are they using?
I can't find my website in a Google search. What's the problem?
May 03, 2017 by Ryan Trask
This is by far the most common question and/or statement we get both from current customers and potential customers. Clients as me all the time why isn't my website showing up in Google on the first page anymore? It's at this point I have to ask a series of questions and even ask what exact terms they are even searching or that they feel they need to rank for.