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  • When Breaking Google’s Guidelines Is Almost Necessary with GMB

    … When Breaking Google’s Guidelines Is Almost Necessary with GMB April 24, 2017 by Joy Hawkins Leave a Comment Filed Under: Commentary A couple of months ago I was helping a physical therapy business on the Google My Business Forum that was filtered out of the local results on Google because of the Possum algorithm update in 2016. When I saw…

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  • Could Chipotle Have Saved Millions of Dollars By Taking Online Reviews More Seriously?

    …. on platforms such as Yelp, Foursquare and Google My Business. These all shared similarities: Eating at Chipotle was a disappointment for the same two reasons that executives found out through their survey. Customers were describing their sub-par dining experiences in brutal terms, writing that service staff were “inexperienced,” the waiting time…

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  • 4 things to note when optimizing for local SEO in 2017

    … through Google Keyword Planner or Keyword.io to get keyword ideas together with monthly search traffic stats. Keyword research can be time-consuming, but rewarding when done properly. For a more in-depth guide, check out our complete guide to keyword research for SEO. #3: Optimize for Google My Business and Bing Places for Business Google My…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO- 17 readers -
  • Video Deep Dive: Local Ranking Factors, Making Sense of it all

    … through a response at the Google My Business forums where someone said: "I just verified my business. I don't rank for a keyword plus city, why? And what is the point of verifying if I don't get that benefit?" And the first answer to that is, "how do you know you're not showing on mobile search results for people within one, two or three miles…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local Universityin SEO- 17 readers -
  • What are the Top SEO Ranking Factors in 2017?

    … multiple content formats (audio, video, infographics, micrographics, socialgraphics), beating your competition, disavowing unwanted links, promoting brand mentions, providing answers online, generating social media buzz, optimizing for voice searches and keeping your site mobile ready are all great strategies to promote your content. Here’s the infographic, Google SEO Ranking Factors and Promotional Strategies for 2017: © 2016 DK New Media. …

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin SEO- 22 readers -
  • Hotel SEO: Five steps to optimizing hotel deals and listings

    … click-through rate. On top of this, a study by Searchmetrics in 2014 found that just 0.3% of websites use Schema.org markup, making it a great way to get one over the competition. #5. List Hotels on Business Listings Finally, just like online travel agencies, business listings such as Google My Business, Trip Advisor, Yelp, and other business…

    Search Engine Watchin Paid Search SEO- 17 readers -
  • Local SEO A-Z #6: What not to do

    … SEO. Now that we have discussed what local SEO is and how to improve your local SEO, it is time to look at some of the pitfalls and how you can avoid them. Don’t just claim your location It is easy to just claim your business through Google My Business (GMB). Simply input your businesses details and your office will appear in maps with your…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO Google- 14 readers -
  • Local SEO A-Z #5: Local SEO metrics that matter

    … or Google My Business. To monitor progress generated by your efforts here are the KPIs for both. KPIs for local specific landing page strategy Impressions, average positions, CTR and clicks: Now that you have created these location landing pages, it is important that they are generating impressions on the search pages at promising average positions…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO- 19 readers -
  • Video Deep Dive: Google My Business into 2017

    …, reach out and send us the topic and your availability. If you are interested in sponsoring this weekly show also please let us know. Mary: With that, we're going into the deep dive and talk a little bit more about Google My Business moving forward into 2017. Mike, what do you think is going on with this quick verification special. Who do you…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local Universityin Google- 24 readers -
  • Local SEO A-Z #4: Local and mobile SEO – the perfect match

    … requirement for any business that has a local presence. When it comes to optimising for local SEO a business can essentially target the searchers through, Local specific landing pages Google My Business The following blog will explore the role mobile-friendliness plays in both strategies. Local specific landing page strategy The most common way…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO- 16 readers -
  • Local SEO A-Z #3: The new face of Local SEO

    … owner promotions Google tests its local pack panel with increasing frequency. One of the latest feature updates allows Google My Business owners to post deals and promotions below their core listing. This is a really useful feature as it will allow business to attract more traffic and help improve the click through rates in the local pack. Google…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO- 16 readers -
  • Moz Local Incorporates Google My Business Insights Into Platform

    … Moz Local Incorporates Google My Business Insights Into Platform February 1, 2017 by Lainie Rowland Leave a Comment Filed Under: News Seattle-based SEO software company Moz announced this morning that it is integrating Google My Business (GMB) Insights data into the Moz Local platform. The platform, which allows businesses to post and update…

    Street Fightin Google- 19 readers -
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