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Blake Denman

president & founder AT RicketyRoo IncBlake Denman is the President & Founder of RicketyRoo Inc, a local SEO agency based in Bend, Oregon, and the proprietor at verygoodlocalseo.com. Blake has more than 13 years of local SEO and paid search marketing experience working with industries ranging from addiction treatment centers, law firms, dentists, multi-location companies, and professional services. Blake is a contributor to the Local Search Ranking Factors Survey and speaks at digital marketing conferences around the US about local search.
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Local Business SEO Tips and Tactics

Every small-to-medium-sized business, or the agency working on behalf of a small business, has one central goal with local business SEO: to get more leads. Ranking in Google Maps and local organic search is an important part of getting those leads. In this guide, I’m going to walk you through the most important success factors for both Google Maps (the local map pack) and local organic search.
Feb 18, 2021
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How to Do Local SEO Keyword Research

You can spend a little bit of time doing local keyword research and get some top-level information rather quickly, or you can go deep and get just about everything you can think of for a full-fledged strategy. In this post, I‘ll help you develop a local SEO keyword research guide to set you up for future success.
Jan 28, 2021
Why Local Links May Reign Supreme

Why Local Links May Reign Supreme

Local links are becoming more and more important for local businesses. Read through this breakdown to learn more about some of the experiments I did to monitor performance when sites receive local links and you‘ll understand more about why local links (may) reign supreme over other important factors for small-to-mid-sized local businesses.
Jan 27, 2021
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Understanding and Leveraging Barnacle SEO

Understanding and Leveraging Barnacle SEO

Barnacle SEO is a strategy allowing a website to attach itself to a large website that ranks predominantly for its desired keywords to earn traffic, leads, and potentially, increases in rankings. Like your review building strategy, it’s a good idea to diversify your efforts. In this guide, I‘ll tell you what barnacle SEO is and how you can create a strategy that works for your business.
Nov 04, 2020
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