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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. 

-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

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Our Recent Posts

October 22, 2019
[Quiz] The 2019 Local SEO Black Belt Quiz

Last year we launched the first Local SEO Black Belt Quiz and I am happy…

October 1, 2019
My Business Is Closing for Renovations – What Do I Do?

A few weeks ago, I was going out for dinner with my family and when…

September 24, 2019
Are Coworking Spaces Against the Google My Business Guidelines?

Recently I have seen more and more discussions around coworking spaces and how Google My…

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September 17, 2019
Is Rank Tracking by Zip Codes Still Relevant?

Zip Code Tracking: Summary Google uses proximity to deliver local results and does not use…

September 10, 2019
Who Keeps Updating My Google My Business Listing?

We often see posts on the Local Search Forum from people wondering why business details…

August 20, 2019
Does Using Unicode Help Click-Through-Rate?

Earlier this year, one of our team members noticed that Google would display Unicode in…


Timeline of local SEO changes in 2019

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

Issue with Schools Not Being Able to Get New Reviews on GMB

October 14, 2019

Google Now Displaying “Place Topics” on Desktop

October 8, 2019

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October 17, 2019

Issue with Schools Not Being Able to Get New Reviews on GMB

October 14, 2019

Q&A Disappearing from Google My Business

October 8, 2019

Google Now Displaying “Place Topics” on Desktop

October 8, 2019

Google My Business Photos Support GIFs On Mobile

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