Local Listings

  • Video: Last Week in Local April 17th, 2017

    … Last Week in Local 4/17 Join Local U for the latest public episode of Last Week in Local, a weekly conversation about the articles that attracted our attention during the past week ending April 17th, 2017. This year we will be publishing our Last Week in Local video directly to the Local U blog. It will be published every Monday…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local Universityin SEO- 16 readers -
  • Video: Last Week in Local April 10th, 2017

    … and Mike make sense of the recent research in local ranking coming from Darren Shaw, Dan Leibson and Mike and to create a context for understanding it. Keeping fake listings off Google Maps Google makes the claim that their study shows that fewer than 0.5% of local searches lead to fake listings. Hmm.... Spam In, Garbage Out - Why Google's Recent…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local Universityin SEO- 16 readers -
  • SweetIQ Launches Next-Gen Listings Network

    … Local search marketing platform SweetIQ is releasing its “next generation” listings network today, enabling marketers to list businesses across more than 100 search and discovery websites. The launch is the latest step in SweetIQ’s evolution, as the company expands with products to help brands, agencies, and small and mid-size businesses…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 26 readers -
  • This Could Be Why Your Local Listing Isn’t Ranking

    … chains over corporate ones (such as a local pizzeria versus Pizza Hut)Helping foster community within local regionsGiving local consumers a better understanding of their community through the Internet This change gives locally owned businesses a huge boost in reaching their target audience across the Internet and expands their audience greatly…

    Bernadette Coleman/ Search Engine Journalin SEO- 20 readers -
  • The Best of the Dex Media Blog 2014

    … A look back at 2014 As 2014 comes to an end, it is time to reflect and see what the year meant for local businesses. Let’s take a look at the Dex Media blog posts that resonated most with our readers. January is always filled with predictions and reflections and our blog was no different. In 5 Ways to Improve Your Online Marketing in 2014…

    Jonathan Jeter/ Dex Mediain Social SEO Blogging- 36 readers -
  • Updated (Nov 2014) Rules for Google+Local for Business Listings

    … Google Local Business Listings Google local business listings can appear in 3 places in the search results for Google: in Google Maps, in Google+ and within the organic Google web results. Since Google owns the lion’s share of local search traffic AND organic search traffic, it’s very important that both your website and your local listing rank…

    Mary Bowling/ Local Universityin Google- 79 readers -
  • Invisible on Google? Take These Emergency SEO Steps Now

    … Your site is staggering along on page # infinity in Google searches for your business type and town name. Time for some CPR for your SEO. Perform these 5 emergency procedures recommended by search engine optimization (SEO) experts to show up in Google local business searches – stat! 1. Pick one name, one local address...continue reading … The post Invisible on Google? Take These Emergency SEO Steps Now appeared first on Dex Media. …

    Jeff B. Copeland/ Dex Mediain SEO Google- 4 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- 15 readers -
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