Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1
    Member Since
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Posts
    952
    Thanks (Received)
    5
    Likes (Received)
    11

    Anyone Work with Bands in G+Local?

    So this is kind of an interesting one for me. I've never worked with bands before, but they want to get listed on Google. They're a wedding band. Cool, no problem. I'm assuming I'd treat them the same as a DJ, right? Set a service area, hide the address, etc... etc...

    Am I right about that? Let me know what you guys think.
    My rarely updated website (I should fix that) - https://www.ericrohrback.com
    Follow me on Twitter
    Want to talk? Book time with me here

  2. #2
    Member Since
    Sep 2012
    Location
    New England
    Posts
    341
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0

    Re: Anyone Work with Bands in G+Local?

    Quote Originally Posted by EsR View Post
    So this is kind of an interesting one for me. I've never worked with bands before, but they want to get listed on Google. They're a wedding band. Cool, no problem. I'm assuming I'd treat them the same as a DJ, right? Set a service area, hide the address, etc... etc...

    Am I right about that? Let me know what you guys think.
    I wouldn't see why they would be any different from a DJ.

  3. #3
    Member Since
    Jul 2012
    Location
    North Attleboro, MA
    Posts
    1,110
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0

    Re: Anyone Work with Bands in G+Local?

    @EsR

    I've never taken one on as a client, but I've had a couple musicians ask me for help, and I've had to turn them down. The issue was that very few search terms that described their offerings actually triggered the Google+Local search results. And in neither case was the musician gung-ho about working on his website enough to snag some organic rankings.

  4. #4
    Member Since
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Melbourne, Australia (from Cincinnati, Ohio)
    Posts
    23
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0

    Re: Anyone Work with Bands in G+Local?

    Phil is right. If they are serious about putting $ towards it, I'd recommend a) finding any terms that they like that trigger a map and b) run a very small ppc campaign on those terms to see how many impressions the terms trigger then c) do some math to back into how much traffic they could get from actually showing up for those terms.
    Workin' the Local SEO grind every day! Firegang Dental Marketing
    Let's connect on Google Plus! (click here)

  5. #5
    Member Since
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Ottawa, Canada
    Posts
    3,251
    Thanks (Received)
    26
    Likes (Received)
    31

    Re: Anyone Work with Bands in G+Local?

    This guy (Daren Turner) is both an ex- and current musician who creates search engine optimized websites for bands (and other industries/professions but he has never forgotten his roots in rock)... you might want to refer your clients to him for SEO friendly site design and related services first and then adapt the results to local search:

    High Impact Flash Web Design and Ecommerce Solutions by WEB PAGE TURNER INC. - West Palm Beach Florida Web Designers

  6. #6
    Member Since
    Jul 2012
    Location
    North Attleboro, MA
    Posts
    1,110
    Thanks (Received)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0

    Re: Anyone Work with Bands in G+Local?

    Quote Originally Posted by djbaxter View Post
    This guy (Daren Turner) is both an ex- and current musician who creates search engine optimized websites for bands (and other industries/professions but he has never forgotten his roots in rock)... you might want to refer your clients to him for SEO friendly site design and related services first and then adapt the results to local search:

    High Impact Flash Web Design and Ecommerce Solutions by WEB PAGE TURNER INC. - West Palm Beach Florida Web Designers
    Yeah, but if they're Flash...

Similar Threads

  1. Top Local Search Experts Share Work/Life Balance Tips for the New Year
    By Linda Buquet in forum Consultant's Corner
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 01-03-2013, 07:34 AM
  2. Video Uploads Work Now on MERGED Google+ Local Pages
    By Linda Buquet in forum Google Local IMPORTANT
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-15-2012, 03:23 AM
  3. Google Places and Local SEO Podcasts and Videos Listen While you Work (Or Workout)
    By RSS News in forum Catalyst Blog - Old Posts Archived
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-14-2012, 12:35 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •