How to Grow Your Wedding Business With Google (For Free)

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Recently we suggested some simple changes to a client that resulted in Page 1 visibility on Google and more website leads OVERNIGHT. It took her about 10 minutes to do. It was so simple! Even I was surprised at the results. What was it? Google My Business. A Google My Business listing is a great way we know how to

Why I Finally Decided To Hire An SEO Professional

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After taking Book More Brides’ blogging course and learning tons of SEO tricks and tips, I patiently waited for my Google rank to improve…but there I sat on page 8 for freakin’ ever. They taught us that we should not expect overnight results, but, after a year, and knowing I was doing so many things better than the sites ahead

25 Free Places to Share Your Blog Posts For Backlinks

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Repeat after me: “I didn’t go to all of the trouble to write this blog post and then not take the time to promote it.” Remember that marketing is a system you install (when it’s done right). Part of good blogging is taking the time to promote your post after you hit “publish.” YES: share your real wedding blog posts

4 Steps to Get Your Wedding Website On Page 1 of Google

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By Jennifer McCoy Blaske I texted to my husband at work a couple weeks ago, Here’s something fun. Do a Google search for “Atlanta Wedding Pianist.” Holy cow! he texted back to me. Yup. Not only was my site in the Number One position for my main keyword, but it was in three different listings above the fold. I don’t

How One $15 Niche Domain Name Got Me On Page 1

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Once upon a time (circa 2013), I bought the domain name CountryWeddingDJ.com. Go ahead….google “country wedding DJ” and see what happens.  I’ll wait. So CountryWeddingDJ.com now forwards to CountryDJStaci.com…but you saw me at the top of Google. Ahead of people like professional Nashville country DJs like Dee Jay Silver and Hish. I know, sickening, isn’t it? It gets worse, so

4 Easy Ways to Sneak Local Keywords Into Your Wedding Blog

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It’s frustrating to see your competitor’s blogs ahead of yours in the Google results when it’s almost impossible to read their blog posts due to keyword stuffing. How can you compete but still have a readable blog? Let me share 4 into your wedding blog posts without distracting your readers. #1 Way to Sneak Local Keywords Into Your Wedding Blog:

5 Ways to Boost Your Wedding Business SEO Ranking Today

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SEO is kind of like baking cookies. Let me explain. When I was a kid, my grandmother would announce she’d be making her famous chocolate chip cookies and I was over the moon with happiness. Her cookies were unbelievably delicious! I’d watch eagerly as she measured the ingredients. And mixed them. And rolled them out onto a cookie tray. And

The New SEO: 8 Secrets to Getting Your Wedding Blog On Page 1 of Google

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  Back in the Dinosaur Age of the internet (think before 2010) SEO was simple: figure out the keyword phrases you want to rank for and cram as many of them as possible onto your website and blog posts. It may have been slightly more involved than that, but there were plenty of ways to game with system with link

11 Mistakes Wedding Pros Make That Kill Your SEO

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SEO (search engine optimization) is essential for getting brides and grooms to find you.  In fact, that’s exactly what it means. SEO: the process of improving your website’s ranking in the search engines so that more visitors can find you…without having to pay for it. True SEO expertise is complicated and far beyond my own amateur SEO geek abilities, but

Wedding Industry Roundup: Same Sex Weddings, Anti-Gay Clients, Unusual SEO Tips

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Your source of all things wedding biz from around the web. All Things Weddings: Same Sex Weddings SCOTUS Ruling – On June 26th, the Supreme Court ruled same sex weddings are legal in all 50 states! Wedding Photographer’s Epic Comeback to an Anti-Gay Client – Read the response that got 83,000 shares on Facebook! Infographic: Same Sex Wedding Insights –