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A Hack to Track Local Carousel Traffic

Proving the fruit of your labor can sometimes be tricky for anyone working to increase local visibility for a client. If the business is in the local pack, that’s one thing. But if a business appears in the local carousel, things get less clear because they’re ranked horizontally instead of vertically. And even if you …

seerinteractive.com - Friday, August 29, 2014 - 8:09 Loading+Bookmark  

Google Patent Attacks Reverse Engineering of Local Search Listings

The title from a Google patent reached out and grabbed me as I was skimming through Google’s patents. It has the kind of title that captures your attention, as a weapon in the war that Google wages against people who might try to spam the search engine. The title for the patent is Reverse engineering …

seobythesea.com - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 11:57 Loading+Bookmark  

Google Patent Attacks Reverse Engineering of Local Search Listings

The title from a Google patent reached out and grabbed me as I was skimming through Google’s patents. It has the kind of title that captures your attention, as a weapon in the war that Google wages against people who might try to spam the search engine. The title for the patent is Reverse engineering …

seobythesea.com - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 11:57 Loading+Bookmark  

Local Search and Geo-Fencing: How To Use The Powerful Business-Building Duo

Image by MBWA_PR Geo-fencing technology is significant due to its intuitive awareness of geographical location. It takes into account not only the local Internet user's exact location, but also the location of nearby features that may be useful to users. In addition to being convenient for individuals, the use of local search marketing such as …

searchenginepeople.com - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 11:51 Loading+Bookmark  

Local Event Marketing: Earn Links, Build Citations, Get Reviews, Increase Foot Traffic, and Win at Local SEO

Posted by Casey_Meraz The recent Google Pigeon update that affected local search was just another example of why marketer’s should never put all of their eggs in one basket.  Online marketing has been rapidly evolving over the years and a major paradigm shift has happened which has caused marketers to stop building links and start …

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BrightLocal Opens Its 2014 Local SEO Industry Survey

Local SEO firm BrightLocal has posted its third annual local SEO industry survey, asking SEO professionals to answer 20 questions on SEO business related topics like company turnover, services and fees. Anyone interested in taking the survey can do so on BrightLocal’s website up until this… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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Yahoo Acquires Local Recommendation App Zofari

The app, which says it was inspired by what Pandora has done for music and what Netflix has done for movies, will join the Yahoo Search team. Search Engine Watch – Latest

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Using Autocomplete To Hijack Local Search Results & Improve Online Reputation

Google is constantly refining its search engine algorithm in an effort to root out spam and improve the search experience for users. Over the years, this refinement process has largely rewarded those employing ethical search engine optimization (SEO) practices, as it is no longer easy to… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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8 Free Local SEO Tools That Will Help You Dominate Your Niche

Local SEO used to be easy. A few months ago, all that you needed to do to lack in the seven pack was smack your category to your Google Places page, go out there and get a few dozen citations. With competition heating up, it becomes very important that you use the best tools of… …

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Is Google’s New Local Algorithm ‘Pigeon’ for the Birds?

Google rolled out a new local ranking algorithm that more closely mimics traditional organic search ranking — but some queries have lost the 7-pack results entirely, pushing many local businesses off Page 1 altogether. Search Engine Watch – Latest

searchenginewatch.com - 4 weeks ago Loading+Bookmark  

Google “Pigeon” Local Update in Flux

Members report the Google local pigeon update is in flux.

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Defining Local SEO KPIs & How to Measure Them for Maximum ROI

With these seven local SEO key performance indicators, you can implement a simple three-step process to quickly track local search performance, measure the effectiveness of local SEO efforts, and analyze results to optimize future efforts. Search Engine Watch – Latest

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Google Update Nicknamed ‘Pigeon Update’ Makes Major Local Search Changes

A new post from www.davidnaylor.co.uk. BAZINGA! The post Google Update Nicknamed ‘Pigeon Update’ Makes Major Local Search Changes appeared first on UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor – SEO Tools, Tips & News. UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor – SEO Tools, Tips & News

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Expedia Becomes A New York City Hotel After Google’s Pigeon Local Update

On June 24, 2014, Google released a major local search algorithm update, we named Pigeon. Google told us the new algorithm will lead to a more useful and relevant experience for searchers seeking local results. But like with any new algorithm launch, there are always bugs, unexpected outcomes and… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search …

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Where Do Consumers Leave Local Reviews? Facebook Now #2

TL;dr: Amongst consumers that leave reviews more than once per year, which sites do consumers prefer for leaving reviews? The answer might surprise you. Google is number one overall but Facebook made a strong showing and outpaced Yelp for the number two spot as a preferred site to leave reviews. Reviews have two sides: Where do people read them? …

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