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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…

    Street Fightin Google- 21 readers -
  • 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…

    Street Fight- 32 readers -
  • 4 things to note when optimizing for local SEO in 2017

    …, ensure your title and descriptions are displaying in full on the SERP. Use tools like Yoast’s SEO plugin, SERP preview tool, and SEOmofo to emulate how your title tags and meta description will look in search results. #2: Keyword research Keyword research represents the very foundation of your SEO campaign and when done properly, keywords can drive…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO- 23 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- 24 readers -
  • What are the Top SEO Ranking Factors in 2017?

    … companies ignore this great opportunity. Ensure your company is listed properly on Google for Business and use citations (NAP – Name, Address, Phone Number) on every page of your site. Quality Content and Links – this is where great consultants thrive and terrible ones get you in trouble. Your goal should be building out great content (like…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin SEO- 28 readers -
  • Hotel SEO: Five steps to optimizing hotel deals and listings

    … Effective SEO is important to the visibility of any hotel online. To improve the traffic to your hotel website, leading to more revenue for your business, every hotel must ensure that they are properly set up to be visible on search engine results pages (SERPs). SEO allows your hotel to improve in search engine rankings and display your website…

    Search Engine Watchin Paid Search SEO- 21 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- 16 readers -
  • Local SEO A-Z #5: Local SEO metrics that matter

    … 17 February 2017 | Asad Imam Local SEO A-Z #5: Local SEO metrics that matter 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…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO- 24 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- 26 readers -
  • Local SEO A-Z #4: Local and mobile SEO – the perfect match

    … 13 February 2017 | Evie Palaiochorinou Local SEO A-Z #4: Local and mobile SEO – the perfect match 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…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO- 17 readers -
  • Local SEO A-Z #3: The new face of Local SEO

    10 February 2017 | Asad Imam Local SEO A-Z #3: The new face of Local SEO 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.

    Tamar SEO and Social Blog- 18 readers -
  • Moz Local Incorporates Google My Business Insights Into Platform

    … offered to marketers. According to Moz Local VP Mark Corley, the integration is differentiated by the functionality of its data presentation. “What really sets it apart is the real-time rollout, the slicing and dicing, and the ability to get access to that data quickly in whatever aggregate or subset you choose,” he said. The GMB API can enable…

    Street Fightin Google- 23 readers -
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