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The Google Help Doc is an Internet Marketing Company serving the Raleigh, NC area. We consult, train, teach & help businesses understand Search Engine Optimization (SEO) with affordable Online, Website & Internet Marketing Services that won't cost your thousands of dollars. Our Local Search Techniques will instantly help your Small & Medium sized business improve your Online Brand, Marketing, Advertising & Digital presence. Get your Business Found by more Customers, Seen by New Customers & Engaged on the Web
 
 
You no longer have to pay $1000 to be found in Search! We'll even let you decide what value you put on Improving Your Search Results. If we don't improve it - You owe us nothing! 

Have you ever wondered what Google is looking for or what you need to do to be found in Search?

 
Services Include:
  • Google Business View: bring Street View technology & your business to life. Partner with Google for a 360° Virtual Tour that invites customers inside with a tour of your business that shows up on Google Search, Google Maps and Google+. Get your Business found, seen, engaged & showcased on Google. 
 
    • What's more REAL & RELEVANT than your business...nothing! And consider this...it's on Google's Network. This is Content that Google "Likes".
 
Perfect for All Types of Businesses | Click to "See Inside" on Google
 
  • Google+ Business Page Optimization: completing & optimizing this page will help Improve Local Search Results & show up more on Google Maps. Think about this, Google+ = Google. If you don't utilize this page you are missing out! We will help set it up correctly, complete and optimize it for FREE to help get you started. 
  • Digital Asset Evaluation: There is so much information about your business online, how much do you know about it & how it's currently affecting rankings?
  • Training & Teaching: Keep you up-to-date on the changes affecting your search results & rankings.
  • Social Media Content MarketingHelp choose the best Social Media options for your Business. There are some Social Media options that are best for your business and no you don't need to be using all of them.

Greg Shadik, Owner
Serving Apex, Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, Garner & Raleigh, NC areas with personal service. Remote availability available for businesses outside 50 miles of the Greater Raleigh/Durham, NC area. 
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"Greg helped us set up our Google Plus page and Google Virtual Tour. We Love it!"
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"The service from the business tee is great."
"You can even take a virtual tour of the shop."
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Bodycare Sunrise
5 months ago
Fantastic photos and virtual tour make my business look more professional. the Best customer service. Greg helped me a lot on my google+ page and gave me very helpful suggestion. absolutely 5 stars !!
Frank Fedorovich
a year ago
Greg was awesome to work with. He helped us create a virtual tour on Google for Workout Anytime, which not only allows potential clients to really see all that we have to offer, but also bumped us up Google search. He also helped us with our Google Plus page, answered questions about AdWords, and explained all sorts of questions we had. He was friendly, on time, and insightful. It was a true pleasure to work with him.
Response from the owner - a year ago
Thanks Frank we are glad we could help and look forward to working with you in the future.
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Ashley Sparks
11 months ago
Greg helped us set up our accounts beautifully! Even helped us work through iPhone issues!
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A Google User
a year ago
Greg helped set up our Radio Active Car Audio Google Plus Business page and was instrumental in helping me to get familiar with how to navigate and update my page. He also help set up our virtual tour on Google. Radio Active Garner NC
Response from the owner - a year ago
Thanks Josh we appreciate the opportunity to help your business. Walk right in Radio Active Car Audio from Street View http://goo.gl/DSfRFx
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Amanda Morris
a year ago
Greg assisted us with our Planet Beach plus page and thoroughly explained details. He also provided advice with other business goals. He was professional and spent quite a bit of time with us.
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John Ballam
a year ago
Greg helped us out with our 360 tour for Legacy Chiropractic of Cary. For being a new business it is helping us get found and moving our website up on the Google pages. We are getting business off of it. Greg was also great at checking our Google plus page to make sure it was set up correctly and he always is sending tips on how to optimize our presence on the web. A+ work!
Response from the owner - a year ago
Thanks Dr. John we hope your new practice in Cary, NC benefits from Google Business Photos
Terry Havranek
a year ago
The service from the business tee is great. The panoramic view of the salon is great. However it is far too difficult to do a Google review.
Response from the owner - a year ago
We know how you feel Terry. It's not easy to Review on Google but we have full confidence that Google will soon make it easier on all devices!!!!
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Tanya Huynh
a year ago
Very helpful with lots of real world knowledge which will dramatically help our business grow. Greg helped us fix our Google Page and advised us on what information to post on our page to best serve our clients.
Response from the owner - a year ago
Thanks Tanya we look forward to Showcasing Holly Springs Vet Hospital on Google

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Start  #Collections  on #Google  

GROUP YOUR POSTS BY TOPIC with #GoogleCollections  
https://plus.google.com/collections/welcome 

Thanks for the "How to Create a Collection" +Dmitry Shapiro 
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Ready To Get Your Business on #GoogleMaps & Show Up More in Search, no matter what device people are using?

It's simple & easy! Go here http://bit.ly/GetYourBusinessOnTheMap and have your business information show up more in Search. 

Advantages of Claiming Your #GooglePlus Business Listing:

♦ Show up in  #SearchResults on any device
♦ Gain a  #CompetitiveAdvantage in your marketplace
♦ Show up more on Google Maps
♦ If your Pin Location is not correct - You can move it!
♦ Improve your #BusinessBrand on Google

The list could go on forever!

If you have any problems or if you want to see if your have #Optimized  your listing - Contact +The Google Help Doc today. We offer Free Evaluations and help!
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This is Astonishing

#LocalSEO starts with claiming your business citations or listings. Claiming any listing of your business online (there are plenty out there) verifies ownership and allows you to maintain a business presence on the web.

Why your business needs to Claim, Verify & Complete your #GoogleMyBusinss  listing now!


#1. This is information you're giving Google directly. There is no other place you can do this. It ensures that Google has the correct information that you choose to give them. If you don't, Google might be giving incomplete information in Search Results about your buisness.

The information you give Google includes:

Address, phone number, email address, company description and website (linking your website to Google is important)

• Choose Business Categories (products & services you provide)

Hours of operation (people like to know when your open)

Photos & Videos (do you have a business #YouTube  account, link it) - this is #content  that Google is looking for!

Company Description: describe your business to Google. Make it as local as possible & not just one sentence. Remember this is information you are giving directly to Google. You don't have to worry if they will find it!


#2. It improves your #GoogleMap  listing. Your business will show up more on Maps. You can actually put the Pin in the correct location if it is currently misplaced or not in the right location.


If the first two are not enough for you...


#3. It allows you to Brand your business on Google in Search, Maps and Google Plus. This information will show up all over Google.


#4. Gives you a competitive advantage over non-claimed listings.

• Only 37% of businesses have claimed a local business listing as of December 2014.


#5. This information will show up in your Search Engine Results Page.

• Your post from Google+ also show up under your business information

• This is FREE advertising on Google what are you waiting for?


If you have any questions about how to do this contact +The Google Help Doc http://www.googlehelpdoc.com/

We will help you set it up or look at what you have for free.
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Working on your bracket? Check out our #MarchMadness picks, based on #GoogleTrends.
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Mobile Markeing & Your Business

When consumers today need or want something, they reach for their phones first (even if watching TV) and it's only getting more common day-by-day. How many times during a day do you think someone looks at their phone? This is the new #micromoments  (https://www.thinkwithgoogle.com/features/how-micromoments-are-changing-rules.html) your business should be focusing on! These moments are being lived on #mobile and are happening throughout the day and the decision making lifecycle.

When consumers are looking they want answers...fast! How is your business winning the hearts, minds and dollars during theise moments?

Smartphone users are more likely to watch & share when using a mobile device.

Get deeper personal connection on mobile, but give consumers a choice.
When consumers today need or want something, they reflexively reach for their phones. They want the right answer, right away. Is there room for brands in these moments? Our latest research says yes. Mobile viewers are in fact more likely to watch, share, and feel connected to ads and branded ...
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What Does #LocalSEO Mean To Your Business?

I hear it all the time "my business isn't showing in Local Search! My question usually is "what are you doing to Improve Your Local Search Results?

The answers range from "we have a website" to "people just search for my business name". I try to keep a straight face. 

87% of people who #Search for a local business call or go to that type of business within 24 hours!


5 Things Your Business Can Do to Improve Local SEO:


1. Claim Your Google My Business Page

• This is so important because Google uses the information you give them in Local &  #MobileSearch . You will show up more on Maps and it gives you an opportunity to have Social Media Post show up in Search.

• Upload photos, profile image and cover photo; add your opening/closing times of business & complete the profile.  

• There is no other place on the web that you can give this information directly to Google - take advantage of it!

• If you haven't claimed your #GoogleMyBusiness Page yet go to:
https://www.google.com/business/

• Contact +The Google Help Doc for a Free Evaluation if you have already claimed your Google My Business or need help optimizing it. 



2. Determine What Types of Business Listings Your Business Should Be In & Claim Them 

• Keep your information (name, address and phone #) consistent!

• Make sure the links you provide on these listings point to your website. 

• Some of the most important listings for all businesses include Yahoo, LinkedIN and Bing but don't forget about relevant & important Local Listings like meetup.com, press releases, reddit, local PR & church events. The list depends on the importance within your community. 



3. Determine What Type of Social Media Your Business Should Be Using

• Determining what social spaces your customers prefer can be a smart move for nearly any local business.

• If you don't really understand what all these Social Media platforms do here is a link to find out which each one does: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141107161332-43049037-social-media-your-business


4. Get Local Reviews

• Determine what reviews (Google, Yelp, BBB, Angie's List, Yahoo) are most relevant for your Business.

• Do you offer people the opportunity to leave Reviews on your Website? If you don't consider it!


5. Google Business View

• This could be the best #Content your business can provide not only to Google but anyone searching and finding your business information online.

• It is Street View for "Inside" Your Business

• This is #Content Google Likes. Think about this for one minute...it shows up on Google's Network via Search (your Business Knowledge Page), Maps and Google Plus page. 

• You can easily embed this Virtual Tour on your website for greater reach and branding!

• Go here for more information: 
http://www.googlehelpdoc.com/GoogleBusinessView

• It's perfect for any brick and mortar business. 
The Google Help Doc is an Internet Marketing Company serving the Raleigh, NC area. We consult, train, teach & help businesses understand Search Engine Optimization (SEO) with affordable Online,
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Most of these suggestions do not need tracking but Google Analytics is always a good choice.
 
• Claiming your Google Business Page - once you claim it your business will show up more on Maps. You will also have more opportunities to show up in Local Search. You have some tracking with Insights on your G+ page too specifically for your Google+ page.  

• Types of Business Lisitings: this is determined by the Business. I ask the business owner "what's important to your business or what types of industry listings would be important to be in?" Now there are citation listings that you can pay for (Whitespark or BrightLocal) or try N.A.P. Hunter Lite.

• Types of Social Media to be in. This again is knowing your customers. How do they like to communicate or get information about your business? I don't feel you have to use all the different types but some will be more important to you individual business. Track referring traffic (Google Analytics), Review Content (unique page views, time on page, total pages viewed), how often is your business mentioned, engagement (CRM tools), postitive and negative tags. You can set up a Social CRM tool for whatever type of Social Media you choose.

• Reviews: you see the numbers but most businesses do even ask. You have to ask or promote reviews if you want them.

• Google Business View can be done through Analytics. Your bounce rate for your website (if you decide to embed this tour on your website) will be much better!

Hope this helps +Michelle Stinson Ross  
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Even though I'm +The Google Help Doc we also help with other Social Media.

#Facebook  has changed the way "non-verified" listing show up (see pic). We have removed the Business Name, Address & Phone but it also ask for your email and webite. This is great information for your business to get a business listing or #citation  (this shows up in Search). This business already has #likes  and visits (check-ins).

What does this mean for your business?

Reach a Targeted Audience: people are posting to your page even if you don't know it. 

Increased Exposure: You could be missing out on potential #socialmediamarketing and communication opporutnities.

Gather More Leads

Lower Your Marketing Dollars

Build Brand Loyalty: be active (claim the page) & responsive.

If you are more of a Facebook user check us out for more tips and like us on FB too.

https://www.facebook.com/GoogleBusinessViewNC 
 
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Spread a little love for your favorite {insert city} Businesses with Google.

• Make a digital postcard with your favorite businesses.

• Add your go-to local restaurants, shops, and small businesses.

• Then, share your card and spread the love.

Create your postcard here: https://www.gybo.com/nc/apex/show-support

You can also check what information Google has about your business to make sure it is up-to-date.
https://www.gybo.com/nc/raleigh/business


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Google Engagement Ads

Want to create rich, creative messages optimized for engagement instead of clicks and conversions?

Then check out these Ads that help you find new customers who are interested in your brand and best of all, you only pay when users engage!


For those who also enjoy the written version click this link: https://www.thinkwithgoogle.com/products/engagement-ads.html


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New Business Tools to Showcase Your Business on Google

#GoogleMyBusiness is now allowing you to choose which images you'd like to appear when customers search and find your business on Google, Google Maps and Google+.

• Visit the photos section of your account - https://www.google.com/business/
• Make sure your page is complete and VERIFIED, by updating your profile, logo and cover photos too!!!

If you're not sure what to do or if you have a VERIFIED page contact +The Business Internet Doc 

P.S. if you don't have the ability to update today be patient, it will roll out to everyone soon!
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