Google Local

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  • Local SEO A-Z #2: Becoming ‘local’

    … 7 February 2017 | Beth Crane Local SEO A-Z #2: Becoming ‘local’ Local SEO is becoming increasingly more competitive. Previously, Google displayed seven businesses in the “Local Pack” but this is now reduced to only three listings. This aimed to improve user experience, especially on mobile. However, it means that businesses with multiple local…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO- 14 readers -
  • Prompt to add Photos to Google Maps

    … This is such a small post, but long overdue. About 2 months ago I spotted that having taken a photo on my Android device (Samsung S6) I was being prompted to add the images to Google Maps. This is perfect for Local businesses, and having done it many times since, the view count on some has been in the 1000s. Google's Local eco-system is going…

    Martin Shervington/ Plus Your Businessin Google- 18 readers -
  • brightonSEO September 2015: A blast from the past

    … including mini audits, link building and content ideas. For all the nifty local SEO tools recommended by Greg, check out his slide deck on SlideShare. Also speaking on the topic of local SEO were David Mihm (Moz) and Jon Henshaw (Raven). The former emphasised how important it is for local SEO to have an accurate Google My Business profile…

    Attacat of Edinburghin Paid Search SEO- 17 readers -
  • Improve Customer Service for Better Online Reviews

    … and getting those crucial five-star reviews are easier and more rewarding. Consistently high ratings not only sets you at the top of review site listings, the highest rated businesses are now a major feature of first-page search engine results for local searches which translates into increases in online exposure, as well as customer trust. 4 Areas…

    Martin Shervington/ Plus Your Business- 24 readers -
  • Location is Everything: Local Rankings in Moz Analytics

    … or postal code. We provide neighborhood-level granularity via dropdown for the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. The dropdown will also provide city-level listings for other countries. It's also possible to enter a location of your choice not on the list in the text box. Fair warning: We cannot guarantee the accuracy of rankings…

    Moz Blog- 26 readers -
  • TomTom And deCarta Join Forces To Take On Google Maps

    … Personal navigation device (PND) and maps provider TomTom teamed up with independent mapping and local search company deCarta to offer developers an “end to end” alternative to Google Maps. The new joint offering provides online mapping and navigation, local search and real-time traffic to enterprises and developers. Kim Fennell, CEO…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin Google- 21 readers -
  • Google Testing New Mobile Looking Local Desktop Search Results

    … Google is testing yet another new local search result style, this one looking much more mobile-esque than previous tests we have seen. Andrew Shotland from Local SEO Guide was the first to spot the new style. Here is the initial screenshot of the search results. Then if you click through on the “More movers” link (something Shotland noted has…

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Postin Google- 14 readers -
  • New Google AdWords Extension for Mapped Local Product Results

    Google is testing a new type of local result, but this time they are styled as local shopping ads, showing on a map where a product can be bought. Moz was the first to spot the change with a query for “gas grills”. It seems to only be a test at this time, as many people tried to replicate it but couldn’t.

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Post- 43 readers -
  • Navigating the new ‘Google My Business’ Places Dashboard

    … with multiple locations should go to be able to manage them: This dashboard will show you any data conflicts you have, multiple managers and what kind of pages you have associated with that listing – for example a Google Place and Google+ page, or one or the other. My Dashboard hasn’t Updated! Don’t panic, not all…

    Sarah Bradley/ State of Digitalin Social Google- 19 readers -
  • Attention Local Businesses – Drive Foot Traffic with Web Assets

    … never made a purchase from before. If we take all of this into account, the marketing implications for local businesses are clear. Businesses must optimise their web assets for local search. Google+ Local As an absolute must, local businesses need local listings, and Google’s answer is Google+ Local. A complete and accurate listing will provide users…

    Bridget Gersie/ MediaVision- 14 readers -
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