Let’s Put Richmond On The Map

Let’s Put Your Richmond Business On The Map The Official Let’s Put Our Cities On The Map with Google has launched and Big Oak, Inc. is an official partner for Richmond, Virginia. The GYBO program (Get Your Business Online) along with the National Small Business Week May 4th to May 8th is making a large push to help small businesses get online. Why should you care? These stats speak volumes about the potential that a local online presence can provide.   The “Lets Put Our Cities On the Map” campaign sponsored by Google is out in full-force offering tools and assistance for small businesses. Here is a quick look at what someone searching for your local business might see. Businesses with complete listings are 2x as likely to be considered reputable When people search for businesses on Google they see listings like the one below. Make sure your business listing is complete with your hours, phone number, and other info so people are able to reach you. It’s free and easy to do. Source: Google/Oxera, The Benefits of Complete Business Listings, December 2014. As one of the Google Small Business Community Advisers as well as an Official GYBO partner and Google Partner Ambassador, I had the pleasure to attend the Google Event in Chicago on Monday April 27th, 2015 for the Chicago “Let’s Put Our Cities On The Map” Workshop to assist and help out a sister city. At the workshop there were approximately 100 chrome-book stations for the attendees to process their Google My Business listings. Attendees listened to the lectures and followed the step by step handbook guide provided at this event. The...

Big Oak Ranks #15 Nationally in List of Best Local SEO Companies

In a 2014 ranking of the Best Local SEO Companies, performed by e-ventures Worldwide, Big Oak was ranked #15 nationally. As with most awards and recognitions, you should take them with a healthy grain of salt; but it is always nice to be recognized for doing something right. Rather than link to the list with other competing SEO companies, I have provided a screenshot of our placement. As for the authenticity of the research by e-ventures Worldwide, you can read more about them on their site. I pulled this image from their home page that speaks to their credibility and how they provide rankings. Here is our ranking as we were listed at #15 for Best Local SEO companies. We would love to speak with you (call us at 1-804-741-6776) if you are interested in becoming a locally-focused client in our Richmond, VA market, or anywhere else in the country.   Learn more about the excellent Local SEO services we provide. We pride ourselves on helping smaller companies connect with their customers while achieving a good ROI. Give us a call if you want to know more about how we can help you –...