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10 Sites That Can Improve Your Gym’s Local Listing Reputation

According to a Zendesk survey, 90% of participants claimed that positive online reviews influenced their buying decision, and 86% said their decision was influenced by negative reviews.

Here are 10 sites to make sure you’re signed up with to improve your Gym’s local listing reputation:

1. Google Business: https://www.google.com/business/

2. Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/

3. City Search: http://www.citysearch.com/world

4. Mapquest: https://listings.mapquest.com/…/mapquest-claims/preview.html

5. YellowPages: http://adsolutions.yp.com/advertise-with-us…

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How To Get To The “TOP” of Google

Stop paying Search Engine Optimization (SEO) companies to improve your online reputation.

If you insist on doing so then at least make steps towards improving the foundation yourself first.

They’ll promise you that you’ll be at the top of Google, but look at what is really on the “top of Google.”

Notice the ads at the top, then you’ll notice the local business section.

The “top of Google” is almost on the second page now!

Now think about the last time you googled a local business…..

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Gym Owner Marketing 101: 6 Ways to Improve Local SEO

Local SEO, what’s the deal with it? Lately it seems like everyone has been drinking the “Instant SEO Kool-Aid.” Sorry to have to deliver bad news, but there are no such things as instant SEO tricks to get you to page one. There are no instant Local SEO pills either. As gym owners, you deal with customers who strive to live a healthy life style, and it’s likely that at some point or another you’ve dealt with someone like this. You know the type, the guy or gal that wants the magic pill. You’ve probably been asked for exercise that can get people the fantastic abs they see on television. Surely, you’ve had to explain to people that in order to achieve the physique that they see on television it requires an overall body fat percent reduction and continues hard work. That’s exactly what Local SEO is like. SEO is not an overnight weight loss pill, it’s a long forever evolving process. Every time you post a new piece of content you will need to use proper keywords, name your images, use acceptable headers, and many other tricks.

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Articles Every Gym Owner Should Read

A very key aspect to success is to have the right resources at your disposal. We’d like to introduce you to articles from around the web that every gym owner must read. These must read articles have been hand selected by the Gym Autopilot team in hopes that they will improve your business and enhance your knowledge utility belt. At Gym Autopilot our job is to make your job easier.

What is SEO?

If you want to know more about SEO we have the perfect resource for you. Search Engine Land has an extensive series on all things SEO. They cover 9 chapters on SEO, from content to social media, this is a great one to bookmark. See it here What is SEO?

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Are You an SEO Victim of Duplicate Content?

Is Duplicate Content Hurting my Gym’s SEO?

What is Duplicate Content?

There are two types of duplicate content as far as we are concerned. One type, we all know as plagiarism(copying an article word-for-word from another source), and the other is duplicate content that you think will help you on search engines because of keyword densities. SEO “experts” often are confused by what is acceptable and what is not, what will get your site penalized, and what won’t – so on and so forth. Well here’s our take on it, and how to give your readers something worth reading!

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Gym Owner Marketing 101: 5 INCREDIBLE SEO Tricks to Increase Organic Traffic

For local businesses, local SEO is a MUST! Chances are you already have your social media profiles setup, but we are going to take it a step further and go into detail on 5 incredible SEO tricks to make sure you rank higher on search engines, and increase the amount of visitors to your website.

Citation Opportunities You Can’t Miss

A citation is any mention of your business name, and/or contact information(address, phone number, contact email, etc). If you've ever setup a Google+ page or a Yelp page for your business, you've dealt with citations before. The #1 biggest problem we see is businesses rush to get citations so fast, they may leave formatting issues in their citation. Each citation's contact information should MATCH. That means, if you're site address is http://mygymwebsite.com, you DO NOT want to put http://www.mygymwebsite.com. The same goes for your address, phone number, etc. Some sites require a short description of your business to list a citation. Here, you want to make sure that the description is UNIQUE among your citations. Great, so now you know what citations are. Here's a big list of places to get citations from: Moz.com.

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Introducing the Gym Autopilot Lab: More Ways to Put Your Gym on Autopilot

We’ve been awfully quiet over the past couple months. You may be wondering, what are those guys working on?!

Our developers have been hard at work in the Gym Autopilot Laboratory building several new services that will help you acquire new members, increase your gym’s online presence, and get you feedback from your members. Plus, there’s a totally awesome new feature that you’re going to love! Let’s get to it…

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Gym Owners: 4 Quick Tips To Improve SEO

Lately, it seems that every gym owner has something to say about SEO. The acronym SEO is one of those things that gets tossed around by many people who don’t necessarily know the processes which make up SEO. It is important to stress that SEO is not one single thing. There isn’t a single change that you can make that will totally change your SEO. It’s important to understand that SEO is a process and there are many things that you’ll need to do consistently in order to improve. Today, we will look at four useful ways that gym owners can improve their SEO.

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