Local SEO Review in 2010

Is getting search engine optimization in 2010 what a small business should do? Will it really help get more customers? Is it effective at finding localized consumers?

seoThe answer to all of these questions is Yes. The market is still down, lucky it is recovering but companies out there are still struggling to stay afloat. DFW companies have to make difficult decisions every month as far as advertising and promotional needs to keep them either selling product or service. And this is precisely the reason that this year SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is important. Search engine optimization provided by companies like 1 Call Service offer other companies a way to increase viable leads at a reduced cost compared to other forms of traditional advertising. A company that has more viable traffic is likely to make more sales as more arrive at the site because they found what they where looking for.

An example could be if you’re looking for a local lawn service, so you do a search and see what comes up. The higher you are on this list the most likely you are to gain the traffic. If your site is the one they end up on then you may have just made a sale.

The Dallas metroplex map and surrounding areas represent a large advertising market spread out over several hundred miles. So how can SEO/SEM (Search Engine Marketing)help narrow the field if you are just looking for local customers? SEO/SEM experts all across the county know about the important of localized services and searches, all of your major search engines are also now local aware. These experts can tap the potential of these search engine getting you the local results your looking for, be it a specific area such as Carrollton, or Plano, or a wider range such as Dallas or Ft. Worth.

1 Call Service SEO/SEM professionals will detail out your starting point, and formulate a custom list of improvements to be done to your website, along with getting information on what your specific SEM goals are. With this they can go to work and soon you can start to see your results. More calls, more walk ins, more product off the shelves, what ever your business needs are; money spent on SEO is money well spent in 2010.

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4 Steps, before you go online…. and surf.

4 Steps, before you go online…. and surf.

According to Microsoft as described in this article there are five steps that one should take before going online(though we will only be covering four). Between viruses, spyware, malware, and trojans the internet is a nasty place and by following the steps below you can help, if even a little bit, protect yourself from it.


  1. Make sure that your Firewall is on and protecting you.
    Often times one might have their firewalls turned off or have then opened up like swiss cheese for lack of a better term. If that’s the case you are vulnerable to all the evils on the internet, now is that what you really want ?
  2. Get software updates.
    Software updates are a great way of keeping your computer up to date on the latest and greatest, and on all the newest security holes. when you update your software gaps in security are often closed, leaving your over all system typically more secure then it had been.
  3. Install antivirus software.
    This is one of the most important steps, Everyone should be familiar with what this program does … it stops viruses from intruding and infecting your computer system. Because a unprotected computer on the internet can be infected within moments of connecting it is highly recommended that you install an anti-virus program before you go online, and then update it as soon possible.
  4. Install anti-spyware software.
    Spyware now days sometimes is a larger problem then the viruses of the world, leaving your computer slow, unresponsive, or just plain not working. The helpful thing to do is to pick out a favorite anti-spyware program and just stick with it. Keep it updated and don’t neglect to run a scan every month or so. Below is listed some anti-spyware programs that we here at 1callservice find beneficial.

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