Below is the roundup of some of this week’s MarketingBitz articles and blogs. MarketingBitz publishes digital marketing articles, videos and slideshows written to address the needs of small businesses.

3 Ways to Improve Your Google Rankings (May 16, 2019)
MarketingBitz: “Consumers are turning to the Internet more often than ever before when seeking out information. Google, specifically, is where the majority of those searches take place. In fact, Google receives over 63,000 searches per second on any given day.”

How to Make Your Small Business Voice Search Ready (May 14, 2019)
MarketingBitz: “You’re never more than a few meters away from a voice-search profit. Someone who proclaims the oncoming and absolute reign of screenless searches in the very-much not distant future. And while research suggests their predictions are a little overblown, the number of people using mobile phones and smart speakers for voice search is rising every year.”

3 Tips to Give your Marketing a Good Cleaning (May 15, 2019)
Business 2 Community: “Spring has sprung and we are quickly bouncing toward Summer fun. Now is a great time to give your Digital Marketing a good spring cleaning and get ready for the second half of the year.”

Facebook’s Top 4 Ranking Signals for Videos (May 15, 2019)
Search Engine Journal: “Facebook has published a set of best practices to help pages achieve greater reach with video posts. The tips are focused on optimizing video for the signals that have the greatest influence on distribution in the news feed.”

The Benefits of Google My Business (May 14, 2019)
Business 2 Community: “Google has created Google My Business and in the past year they have been adding more options to improve the ability for businesses to be discovered online. Google My Business is particularly effective for small, local businesses.”