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Is Local Directory Traffic On The Rise Again?

Is it time to give local directories a higher priority as you plan your search marketing strategy? Contributor Myles Anderson shares results of his recent traffic data analysis. The post Is Local Directory Traffic On The Rise Again? appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Study By Former FTC Advisor Tim Wu Claims Google Local Search Results Violate Competition Laws

Sponsored by Yelp, the study found users were more likely to click on merit-based results over Google’s self-promoted content. The post Study By Former FTC Advisor Tim Wu Claims Google Local Search Results Violate Competition Laws appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Mobile-Friendly Isn’t Enough For Local Businesses: 3 Pitfalls To Avoid, From A Recent #LocalU Hangout

In the age of “Mobilegeddon,” local search and analytics experts give insights on the growing importance of mobile search and mobile site design. Columnist Will Scott recaps. The post Mobile-Friendly Isn’t Enough For Local Businesses: 3 Pitfalls To Avoid, From A Recent #LocalU Hangout appeared… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Advanced Local SEO Competition Analysis

Posted by Casey_Meraz Competition in local search is fierce. While it’s typical to do some surface level research on your competitors before entering a market, you can go much further down the SEO rabbit hole. In this article we will look at how you can find more competitors, pull their data, and use it to …

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Local Content Silos: The Secret To Local Search Success

Wondering how your multi-location business can achieve visibility in local search? Columnist Greg Gifford has the answer. The post Local Content Silos: The Secret To Local Search Success appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Google Local Updates – Review Stars in Adwords & Amenities for Hotels

Photo Courtesy of Graham Johnson of PcRepair Croydon Joy Hawkins reports that Adword customers that are using Location extension that are synced with GMB are now showing their review stars in the Ads. Previously this feature was only available via Adwords Express and to get the stars you needed to work with a 3rd party …

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Dissecting and Surviving Google’s Local Snack Pack Results

Posted by MiriamEllis Google’s Snack Packs (a.k.a Local Stacks) haven’t gotten the best reception in the local business community. Many people feel these results serve Google itself more so than the local businesses they feature. For this reason, it may be more important than ever to make sure your local search marketing is both accurate …

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Local SEO: Don’t Rely on Paid Inclusion by @Andrew_Beckman

It’s better to play the long game and forego paid local inclusion opportunities while adopting a natural, non-paid approach for success in Local SEO. The post Local SEO: Don’t Rely on Paid Inclusion by @Andrew_Beckman appeared first on Search Engine Journal. Search Engine Journal

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Google Says It May Unverify Inactive Local Business Listings

Company will first try to contact businesses that haven’t logged in within six months, then may unverify if there’s no response. The post Google Says It May Unverify Inactive Local Business Listings appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Moz Local Dashboard Updates

Posted by NoamC Today, we’re excited to announce some new features and changes to the Moz Local dashboard. We’ve updated your dashboard to make it easier to manage and gauge the performance of your local search listings. New and improved dashboard We spent a lot of time listening to customer feedback and finding areas where …

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Google Won’t Say If Google Local Changes Due To Googlebomb Fix

Google has noted the local ranking changes but will not confirm that it was related to the Googlebomb fix for the racist local results in Google Maps. The post Google Won’t Say If Google Local Changes Due To Googlebomb Fix appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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Google Local Search Results Shifting After Google Maps Bomb Fix?

Google seems to have made an update to their local search ranking factors, where many local SEO experts and reporters are noticing major shifts in the local results. The post Google Local Search Results Shifting After Google Maps Bomb Fix? appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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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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