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Local Real Estate Results are Back in Google Search

Once again, local results for real estate and realtors are back in the Google search results. Google Local Real estate results have had a tortured relationship in the Google search results. Having most recently gone MIA at the time of the Pigeon update.  I noted in November 2012: In 2009 Google rolled out an expanded real …

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6 Keys To Getting Local SEO Started On The Right Foot

For small businesses wondering how to get into local search engine optimization (SEO), contributor Tamar Weinberg has provided this handy beginner’s guide. The post 6 Keys To Getting Local SEO Started On The Right Foot appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Last Links from Google Maps to G+ Local Plus Pages Removed

Google has recently removed links from the Local Knowledge Panel in search to the Google Plus Local Page. Nicolai Helling now reports that the last links standing in Google Maps, to read and or write reviews on the G+ Page for Local, have now been redirected as well. The read reviews link now redirects to the Review …

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Using A Twitter Stream to Reinforce Mobile Local Branding on Google

Recently Google+ posts stopped showing up in the knowledge panel and Twitter content started showing up in real time in Google mobile searches. The only value to an SMB of using Plus and the only reason I recommended it was that it put messaging and an image on the front page of Google search. That post conveyed …

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Google Shuts Down OrderAhead Local Restaurant Listings Hijackings

Seattle based GeekWire has written several articles about OrderAhead‘s fake restaurant listings SEO strategy, which has been turned back by Google. The company used dubious or unethical tactics to gain SEO advantage, creating fake restaurant sites and claiming Google+ pages to outrank and… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Survey: Consumers Prefer Mobile Browser To Apps For Local Information

In the larger context of Google and now Bing’s Mobile Friendly algorithm updates comes a new consumer survey from SEO firm BrightLocal. The data show overall that consumer expectations of mobile sites, even for local business owners, have grown significantly since 2013. While local businesses… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Local U Advanced Training Minneapolis – June 27th – Ticket Price Increases 6/1

Local U Advanced Training is coming to Minneapolis this June 27th. Scheduled the day after the MNSearch Summit so you can attend both, it promises to be a great event. Duane Forrester from Bing  and Jade Wang of Google will both be at Local U as will Darren Shaw of Whitespark, Mary Bowling, Aaron Weiche, Dana DiTomaso …

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Google Continues Debranding Local – Google Maps App Becoming Local’s Forward Facing Brand

In 2013, with the loss of Places Search, I wrote a post titled Is Google Debranding Local? where I posited that Google was deemphasizing Local as a consumer facing brand. I also noted that Google would make sure that local would “persist as a service feeding critical contextually relevant data to the many current Google …

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How To Acquire A New Location & Avoid Screwing Up The Local SEO

Expanding your business by acquiring a new location? Columnist Andrew Shotland discusses how to preserve its existing search equity while rebranding. The post How To Acquire A New Location & Avoid Screwing Up The Local SEO appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Google Rolls Out Mobile Local business orders and appointments

Google has started rolling out the ability for searchers to directly book a table, order or make an appointment via mobile Google search and Google Maps. Previously there had been links to some of these services like OpenTable but now the user can complete the reservation directly via the Google interface. Currently Google is working …

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Content Marketing For Local Businesses: Get Creative & Pay To Play

Even with all the competition online, local businesses can still stand out using creative content to attract new customers. Columnist Will Scott explains. The post Content Marketing For Local Businesses: Get Creative & Pay To Play appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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New: Google Lets You Bookmark Local Places From Search Results

Clicking on the star icon adjacent to a place name in local box saves the location to Maps and directions suggestions. The post New: Google Lets You Bookmark Local Places From Search Results appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Top 10 Insights On Local Search & Marketing From The Experts At LSA 15

Columnist Wesley Young recaps some of the biggest takeaways from the 2015 Local Search Association Conference. The post Top 10 Insights On Local Search & Marketing From The Experts At LSA 15 appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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How Not To Do Local SEO In A Post-Pigeon Era

Google’s Pigeon algorithm update changed the way local SEOs do business — or at least, it should have. Columnist Neil Patel discusses how we should be breaking old habits and refocusing our local search tactics. The post How Not To Do Local SEO In A Post-Pigeon Era appeared first on Search Engine… . About SEO, …

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How to Set Up Call-Only Campaigns for Local Businesses by @Rocco_Zebra_Adv

Call Only Campaigns are quick to set up and can boost conversions. This is a tutorial with screenshots on how to get started with call only campaigns. The post How to Set Up Call-Only Campaigns for Local Businesses by @Rocco_Zebra_Adv appeared first on Search Engine Journal. Search Engine Journal

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