SEO Company in Mount Pleasant, SC
If you are a business owner, there's probably a good chance that you have asked yourself this question before. It's a question that many entrepreneurs ask, and for good reason.
According to a recent study, the first five organic search results on Google account for about 67% of all website clicks. With more than 2.3 trillion Google searches in 2019 alone, it has become clear that if customers can't find your website online, you're missing out on a huge opportunity to grow your business.
The good news is, with a trustworthy SEO company in Charleston on your side and an effective SEO campaign, your website can show up on the first page of a Google search. The bad news is, many "SEO agencies" offering such services provide clients with outdated, a la carte options at ridiculous prices - and good luck getting them on the phone if you have a question that needs answering.
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What local SEO services in Mount Pleasant can you expect? Keep reading to find out.
Comprehensive Link Building
Most veteran SEO professionals agree that one of the most important signals that Google uses to rank websites is backlinks. Backlinking is essentially a link that is created when one website links to another. According to recent statistics, 91% of webpages that don't get organic traffic are because they don't have any backlinks. Mr. Marketing solves this problem for you through comprehensive backlinking techniques, which adds authority to your website over time so that Google recognizes your website as trustworthy in your industry.
Online Review Management
Positive online reviews can be incredibly beneficial for your business. 93% of online shoppers say that online reviews play a part in their purchasing decisions. The problem is, many business owners don't have the time to request online reviews from happy clients, manage those reviews, or display them on their company's website.
That's where Mr. Marketing's Review Manager comes in. Review Manager is the world's first comprehensive reputation management system, allowing you to get more from your reviews. With Review Manager, you have the ability to request reviews via SMS and Email, track pending review requests, and even publish your most favorable reviews right to your website, with a few taps on your phone.
As local SEO consultants in Mount Pleasant, we see a lot of good-looking websites. While a website might be attractive on the surface, it needs to be optimized on the backend for it to have a better chance of showing up in a Google search. Our team of skilled web developers will optimize your website both on the surface and "under the hood", so that your business gets noticed by customers who are already looking for the products or services you sell.
Website Hosting & Updates
To make life a little easier, we are happy to host your website on our servers, so you don't have to hunt down a separate hosting service. If you have updates that need to be applied to your website, we will handle the heavy lifting for you. We even implement security measures to prevent hackers from accessing your data.
Google Ads Management
Here's a fact you might not know - Google controls more about 71% of the search engine market. If you want customers to find your business online, you need to show up in Google searches. As part of a comprehensive digital marketing strategy in Mount Pleasant available from Mr. Marketing, Google Ads can be an excellent wayfor new clients to discover your business both on mobile devices and on desktops. Much like online reviews, however, managing a Google Ads campaign can be burdensome and time consuming for busy entrepreneurs. Our team will work closely with you to figure out the best ways to use Google Ads to your businesses advantage so that you can focus on day-to-day tasks while we grow your presence online.
Does Your Local SEO Company in Mount Pleasant Care?
At Mr. Marketing, we really do care about your businesses success. Many local SEO consultants in Mount Pleasant only care about their profits, but that's not a mantra that we agree with at Mr. Marketing. For that reason, we also include monthly digital business coaching as part of our Local Magic package. That way, your knowledge of digital marketing grows alongside your businesses website rankings.
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Believe it or not, you get even more customized SEO services in Mount Pleasant than those we listed above. While you may certainly pick and choose which digital marketing services work best for your unique situation, with our Local Magic package, you also gain access to:
- Conversion Optimization
- Programmatic Ad Management
- Advertising Landing Page Development
- Google My Business Management
So, what's the next step? We encourage you to reach out to our office or fill out the submission form on our website to get started. Once we understand your goals and business needs, we'll get to work right away, forming a custom marketing strategy for you. Before you know it, your phone will begin ringing, your reviews will start to pour in, your online connections will grow, and your website traffic will explode with interested clients looking to buy your products or services.
Latest News in Mount Pleasant, SC
Charleston gym plans to build in Mount Pleasant; Publix relocation plans up for review
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A Charleston workout site owner who transformed an old warehouse into a gym is now eyeing East Cooper for a new ground-up fitness center.Ethos Athletic Club wants to build a two-story, 20,065-square-foot facility at the juncture of Hungryneck Boulevard and Midtown Avenue in Mount Pleasant.Ethos, founded by w...
A Charleston workout site owner who transformed an old warehouse into a gym is now eyeing East Cooper for a new ground-up fitness center.
Ethos Athletic Club wants to build a two-story, 20,065-square-foot facility at the juncture of Hungryneck Boulevard and Midtown Avenue in Mount Pleasant.
Ethos, founded by workout enthusiast, Charleston native and Citadel graduate Joey Welling, opened its first location in 21,000 square feet on Huger Street beside High Wire Distilling in 2021. That space had previously operated as a storage site for an events company and decades ago as a backup warehouse for the long-gone Sears department store.
The proposed Mount Pleasant location will be new construction. The town’s Design Review Board will consider preliminary approval of the site, landscape and architecture on Dec. 6.
Plans to relocate a Charleston grocery store are moving forward with new design plans presented to the city.
Eighteen months after the property owner first indicated the planned relocation of Publix supermarket in Ashley Landing Shopping Center, the city’s Design Review Board is set to review the proposed project Dec. 4.
Charlotte-based retail center owner Faison wants to move the grocer from an existing 48,391-square-foot free-standing structure between Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Old Towne Road to a 48,387-square-foot store connected to the east side of the main shopping center.
To make that happen, Faison wants to demolish 130,180 square feet on the retail destination’s east side where Dollar Tree and Big Lots are located and tear down a 12,820-square-foot structure on the back side of the shopping center.
The demolished portions will make room for the grocery store, a 14,170-square-foot retail tenant and space behind the supermarket as a turnaround area for delivery trucks.
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Dollar Tree’s lease extends through mid-2024 and Big Lots is leasing month to month, according to Kris Fetter, president and CEO of Faison.
The planned retail portion of the building next to the proposed relocated Publix is not being marketed until Faison’s plan works its way through the city’s review process, Fetter said.
The future of the existing Publix site hasn’t been determined. Apartments were planned on the site at one time, but the proposal received a cool reception from West Ashley residents.
Fetter said the company is willing to work with the city on a collaborative approach to redeveloping the property, including making the site more user-friendly for bicyclists and pedestrians.
A new three-story building over parking is in the works for Daniel Island.
The proposed 17,865-square-foot structure on three levels above almost 6,000 square feet of parking is planned for 211 Seven Farms Drive.
The building will include space for three retail shops on the first floor and two residential units each on the top two levels. Sixteen parking spaces are proposed.
The property is owned by SLS Development LLC, which paid $680,000 for the 0.34-acre site in August, according to Berkeley County land records.
Mount Pleasant unveils 9/11 monument, bringing a piece of New York to South Carolina
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) — In an emotional dedication ceremony Friday at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, first responders and community members came together to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice.One of those in attendance was Chevalo Wilsondebriano, a retired New York City Fire Department, who was working when the call came in.“I was working at my station with the New York City Fire Department that’s Battalion 50 out in Queens," Wilsondebriano said. "And a call came over for ...
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) — In an emotional dedication ceremony Friday at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, first responders and community members came together to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
One of those in attendance was Chevalo Wilsondebriano, a retired New York City Fire Department, who was working when the call came in.
“I was working at my station with the New York City Fire Department that’s Battalion 50 out in Queens," Wilsondebriano said. "And a call came over for an explosion at the World Trade Center. I didn't know what it was, but I had to start responding in this big disaster ambulance."
Mount Pleasant unveils 9/11 monument, bringing a piece of New York to South Carolina (WCIV)
They are retelling memories of 9/11.
“I looked up, and the tower was twisting and then coming down, and I had to just turn around and start running for my life like everyone else,” Wilsondebriano said.
Twenty-two years later, a new monument brought a piece of New York to South Carolina by way of Town of Mount Pleasant Councilmember Gary Santos.
“I asked the fire chief up in New York if he would send me a piece of the eye beam from the World Trade Center," Santos said. "He obliged me, and he sent it to me. It's been a long time coming."
Santos said it took over a year to raise money to build this memorial. But it was a project he was determined to complete.
“This was the best way I thought that we could honor it for these firefighters and first responders and people who put their life on the line every day for us," Santos said. "So hopefully when people come by, and they get, and they see this, they remember."
And for first responders who were at the scene, the emotions ran high.
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“It almost brings tears to my eyes,” Wilsondebriano said. “It means so much to myself as a first responder that day. And for so many first responders, all around the country, and especially from New York, it means everything that people here, all the way in Charleston, will remember."
Meet the candidates: Mark Flannery
Tell me about your professional background and how you feel it makes you a good fit to be a council member.I’ve been teaching in Charleston County since 2016. This is my 24th year teaching. The local aspect of teaching, most of my career has been in teaching elementary school, but still the local aspect of working in the community where I live has always been something that I really like. Now I’m in North Charleston, so it’s the greater community where I live. I think this is a theme of why I’v...
Tell me about your professional background and how you feel it makes you a good fit to be a council member.
I’ve been teaching in Charleston County since 2016. This is my 24th year teaching. The local aspect of teaching, most of my career has been in teaching elementary school, but still the local aspect of working in the community where I live has always been something that I really like. Now I’m in North Charleston, so it’s the greater community where I live. I think this is a theme of why I’ve chosen to run for Town Council because I would like to see Mount Pleasant make its own decisions on a local level and be responsible for them and with citizens participating in the process. I lived in France for seven years and I have a Bachelor of Science in French and psychology and a master’s degree in educational technology. I’ve just always been part of the local community and have worked well with others.
What do you feel is the biggest issue facing the town today, and what plans do you have to address this?
I have a daughter, a six-year-old, and we went to James Island yesterday to go rock climbing in James Island County Park. I would like to see the green spaces improved in Mount Pleasant to make it something where travelers don’t have to go across town to go to the (County) Park. I know that there’s a bike path in … Laurel Hill County Park and just a dirt road going in a half-mile circle and there are things that we can put back there that would be places you can take your kids and take your family.
The other thing is I think that health all across the United States is a problem. We pay more for healthcare. We have more healthcare issues related to obesity and diet. I would like to be somebody who spreads the message of healthy eating and healthy lifestyles lead to better lives. We have a great little local market there at Boone Hall...we have the Farmers Market on Tuesday and Boone Hall is open the rest of the week.
The results of the Public Input Matters survey found that throughout all seven districts in town, respondents feel that traffic in Mount Pleasant needs to be improved. What are some concrete solutions that you feel can address this?
The traffic in Mount Pleasant and housing in Mount Pleasant — I don’t know if ‘victims of our own success’ is the right word for it. We have a very unique geography here. We are a virtual island in that there’s no shortcuts. There’s one way in and one way out. You may come across I-526 or I-26 or you go north towards McClellanville and Georgetown up (Highway) 41. There just isn’t room.
I know that the Town Council has a plan and they’ve already hired a company to look into certain traffic solutions. As a new council member, I’m not sure if I would be able to offer anything different to what they have already decided on.
Another area Public Input Matters survey takers responded to was housing availability. Forty-one percent of respondents felt that affordable housing options should be increased. How do you feel this can be accomplished?
I think it speaks well to the people in Mount Pleasant that we want things for people like affordable housing, but whether or not there is a feasible solution to providing that affordable housing — where are we going to put affordable housing? It makes sense that people want affordable housing but do they want the affordable housing in their backyard?
I want to live locally, I want to buy locally, want to shop locally, but we can’t escape the fact that a lot of our local decisions are made on a state and national and global level. How does Mount Pleasant make affordable housing when the interest rates are 7.75 percent? There are things happening on a national level that we just can’t control that can make our job of creating affordable housing next to impossible.
Is there anyone who has served as a role model to you, either from politics, past experiences or family members, that you look to and consider while you run for office?
One thing my dad always taught us was sometimes doing the right thing is the hardest thing to do, but you can take solace in the fact that it’s the right thing to do. I am a part owner of a restaurant in Washington, D.C. with my brother Eric and when Washington D.C. decided to impose the vaccine mandate on restaurants … we were the only restaurant in Washington, D.C. to actively say no, we’re not going to check people’s health papers. It was very hard on my brother to do that, and he’s such a big part of the local community. What I just really admired was his courage and even though it financially wasn’t the best decision. Financially, it wasn’t a great decision, but it was the right decision to make and his principles are something that I truly admire and I try to follow that example in my own life.
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Charcuterie concept opens first South Carolina location in Mount Pleasant
Graze Craze, a new charcuterie concept known for crafting grazing boards and boxes, has opened its first South Carolina location at 3373 South Morgans Point Road in Mount Pleasant.The new storefront is located in the National Crossing shopping center at the main entrance of the Charleston National neighborhood, according to a news release. Graze Craze is a part of Big Flavor Brands, the food service division of Starpoint Brands, a family of companies affiliated with United Franchise Group.At Graze Craze, charcuterie experts, kn...
Graze Craze, a new charcuterie concept known for crafting grazing boards and boxes, has opened its first South Carolina location at 3373 South Morgans Point Road in Mount Pleasant.
The new storefront is located in the National Crossing shopping center at the main entrance of the Charleston National neighborhood, according to a news release. Graze Craze is a part of Big Flavor Brands, the food service division of Starpoint Brands, a family of companies affiliated with United Franchise Group.
At Graze Craze, charcuterie experts, known as grazologists, design arrangements that feature an array of ingredients that are ideal for grazing, like fresh fruits and vegetables, premium meats and cheeses, artisanal sweets, nuts and more, the release stated.
The Mount Pleasant Graze Craze is the only one of its kind in the Charleston area, and the franchise owners behind the new store Keith and Kendra Lovas are thrilled to share something completely new with the community they call home, the release stated.
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“The wonderful people of Mount Pleasant love to gather and celebrate,” said Keith Lovas in the release. “There is no better centerpiece for a special occasion than a Graze Craze charcuterie board — it’s unmatched in quality, beauty and functionality.”
The Lovas enjoy playing a role in their community with Kendra working at a local elementary school and Keith coaching youth sports teams through the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department, according to the release. In addition to serving exceptional grazing boards, the Lovas plan to use their Graze Craze to expand their local involvement and sponsor sports teams, further supporting kids in being active and chasing their dreams. The Lovas are also interested in bolstering regional business development through their involvement with the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce.
Graze Craze charcuterie arrangements incorporate an assortment of flavors, like the popular Gone Grazey board, balanced to provide a bit of everything – a mix of cured meats, premium cheeses, crackers, fresh produce, nuts and more. The Vegegrazian is designed with a medley of fresh fruits and vegetables for anyone embracing a plant-based lifestyle.
The artisan-inspired charcuterie offerings at Graze Craze are available in different size options, from Char-Cutie-Cups and Picnic Boxes for nibbling to sharing-size boards with enough fresh food to feed a large party, the release stated.
Leaders address future of cruise ships in Mount Pleasant
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – A new push by the cruise industry to sail ships out of Mount Pleasant is grabbing the attention of town leaders.According to Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie and Town Councilwoman Guang Ming Whitley, a lobbyist paid by the cruise industry is aiming to bring the ships to Patriots Point.Councilwoman Whitley said they are proposing to build a 30,000 square-foot terminal and a 1200 car parking garage. The councilwoman and the mayor both share the same stance and firmly oppose the idea.&ldq...
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – A new push by the cruise industry to sail ships out of Mount Pleasant is grabbing the attention of town leaders.
According to Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie and Town Councilwoman Guang Ming Whitley, a lobbyist paid by the cruise industry is aiming to bring the ships to Patriots Point.
Councilwoman Whitley said they are proposing to build a 30,000 square-foot terminal and a 1200 car parking garage. The councilwoman and the mayor both share the same stance and firmly oppose the idea.
“The people that are pushing this have no interest in this land, they have no leasehold stake in this land, and I think what’s offensive about this is they are trying to push an issue on the town about land that they have no right to be pushing this issue on,” said Mayor Haynie.
Mayor Haynie said state law doesn’t even allow for ships of that kind at Patriots Point.
“Once this got out, I’ve heard from so many residents, ‘don’t ever have cruise ships in the Town of Mount Pleasant,’” the mayor told News 2.
Meanwhile, Councilman Gary Santos had a different take.
“The benefit is, it will create more jobs for people in Mount Pleasant, definitely. And it will create revenue for, you know, the Medal of Honor Museum and the Yorktown and the business over there,” the councilman said.
He also predicted there would be certain regulations such as noise limitations.
South Carolina Ports Authority President and CEO Barbara Melvin weighed in on the potential for cruises in Mount Pleasant as well.
“We will continue to have concerns unless there is a permit application that thoroughly addresses impacts to safe navigation in the harbor, as well as impacts to operations and maintenance of the channel. We encourage those pursuing this to gauge support of Mount Pleasant, as that is a critical component.”
While this proposal has yet to appear on a town agenda and will likely come across many obstacles if it does, Santos said he wants to hear from the people of Mount Pleasant.
“We need to put that out there and let the citizens decide what they want to do and not just have the mayor and one councilmember come out with their opinion and try to stop something that may be really good for Mount Pleasant,” said Councilman Santos.
This conversation comes as the cruising industry in the City of Charleston gets ready for a shift. The contract between the South Carolina Ports Authority and the Carnival Cruise Lines will come to an end in 2024.