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Client Testimonials

Read about the experiences our clients have had with Sterling Sky.

Colan reviewed our website and then delivered a report on how to optimize for local SEO. He presented factor after factor, accompanied by separate TO DO lists for each. MY partner and I both recognized the excellence and value of the information delivered. Colan, thank you. 

Sterling Sky testimonials by Diane Kramer

-Diane Kramer

Joy Hawkins’ awesome gift for problem-solving and for digging down to the roots of technical Local SEO issues has made her a highly-respected industry expert. She distills complex issues down into simple, logical language, making her an excellent communicator. Her publications surrounding this form of marketing have become references for the industry, bringing considerable strategical benefits to local businesses and Local SEOs. What an amazing combination of skills in a consultant!

Sterling Sky testimonials - Miriam Ellis Owner of Solas Web Design

-Miriam Ellis Owner of Solas Web Design

Joy Hawkins is one of the most knowledgeable local search practitioners in the industry. She understands how to research, identify, and solve GMB ranking issues like no one else. If you’re struggling to rank in local search, Joy is the consultant that will get you on the right track.

Sterling Sky testimonials - Darren Shaw who's the Founder & President, Whitespark

-Darren Shaw Founder & President, Whitespark

Our Achievements

Here are some of our achievements:

Sterling Sky is a Google Partner, Google Product Expert, SMX, Serach Engine Land, MOZ, Sterling Sky  Local Search Forum, and SMX

Our Recent Posts

December 11, 2019
How Do You Get a Branded Google Map Pin? 5 Facts to Know

Updated on December 11, 2019 We have seen a big increase lately in the amount…

December 10, 2019
Sterling Sky Acquires LocalU, Continues Building Local SEO All-Star Team

I’m extremely excited to officially announce that Sterling Sky has acquired LocalU.  It was founded…

December 3, 2019
Help! I Got a Negative Review From Someone That’s Not My Customer.

If you’re a small business owner, you’ve probably experienced this on one or more occasions:…

November 28, 2019
How do I Contact Google My Business?

Updated November 28, 2019 If you’re looking in your Google My Business dashboard and no…

November 26, 2019
Should I Take Ranking Advice From Google My Business (GMB) Support?

Over the years Google My Business (GMB) support has evolved from being virtually non-existent to…

November 19, 2019
Can I turn off the Question and Answer (Q&A) section in Google My Business?

A lot of business owners don’t realize that random people can ask and answer questions…


Timeline of local SEO changes in 2019

A List of the Major Updates We’ve Seen Impact Local Businesses Recently (Updated Weekly).

Black “Ad” Label Appears in 3-Pack on Desktop

November 19, 2019

Google Maps Adds A Local Guides Follow Feature

November 14, 2019

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December 6, 2019

Black “Ad” Label Appears in 3-Pack on Desktop

November 19, 2019

Users Can Now Edit Their Profiles on Google Maps

November 18, 2019

Google Maps Adds A Local Guides Follow Feature

November 14, 2019

Google Updates Product Posts

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