Recommended Local SEO Experts | Sterling Sky Inc

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. 

-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!

-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.

-Darren Shaw Founder & President, Whitespark

Our Achievements

Here are some of our achievements:

achievements image

Our Recent Posts

July 8, 2019
How to Interpret Google My Business (GMB) Insights

Updated: July 8, 2019 to reflect Google My Business updating their help center article which…

June 18, 2019
99 Problems But Category Dilution Ain’t One

Darren Shaw has done some insightful research showing that category confusion is a real thing. Darren…

June 16, 2019
How to Delete a Review You Wrote on Google

Due to how often I get this question, I’m creating a quick guide to explain…

June 12, 2019
How Do You Get a Branded Google Map Pin? 5 Facts to Know

We have seen a big increase lately in the amount of branded map pins that…

June 10, 2019
Google My Business Changes How They Deal With Practitioner Listings

About a month ago, Google My Business support changed the process of how they handle…

April 26, 2019
[2019] The Ultimate Guide to Fighting Spam on Google Maps

Updated April 26, 2019 – Updated to include the Redressal Form, updated screenshots, what to do…


Timeline of local SEO changes in 2019

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

Google My Business Launches Place Topics

July 3, 2019

[Bug] Google Reviews Disappearing

June 27, 2019

circle iconcircle iconcircle iconcircle icon

July 4, 2019

Google My Business Launches Place Topics

July 3, 2019

Local Service Ads are Showing in the 3-Pack

July 3, 2019

[Bug] Google Reviews Disappearing

June 27, 2019

Google My Business Products Expands to Most Categories

See Full Timeline

Send this to a friend