Local Search

  • Video Deep Dive: Local Search Ecosystem Chart & Discussion (part 1)

    … Search Ecosystem was released back in 2009, I wasn't really a part of the Local Search community. So, I'm not perfectly familiar with how the backstory goes, how it came to enter into be in the end of the day. But the first version dates back from 2009, and it was relatively simplistic. It just features data that likely comes from the distribution…

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  • Video: Last Week in Local Nov. 13, 2017

    … by providing a simple way for them to store and retrieve cash when needed. Google adds wait times to local results in search and maps Now, before you go to the "no reservation" restaurant you can have an idea exactly how long you will be standing around. Facebook relaunches Events app as Facebook Local, adds bars and food Facebook makes another…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local Universityin SEO- 8 readers -
  • Video Deep Dive: This year in local at Google, an overview

    … Google. They even added reviews from third parties and took those out. So for the first time we're seeing rapid multiple developments of new features, many of which are free, some of which are not, into the GMB. Mary: And some of them are features that we got a little taste of earlier in our local search lives like attributes. There was a time where we…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local Universityin Google- 10 readers -
  • Is the Camera the ‘New Search Box’ for Local Discovery? Part II

    … This post is an excerpt from an upcoming Street Fight white paper. Entitled “Local’s Visual Future: The Rise of AR and Visual Search,” it examines how trends in visual technologies are manifesting in local commerce. An excerpt is below and the report will be available in the next few weeks. Stay tuned for more excerpts as well as the full…

    Michael Boland/ Street Fight- 8 readers -
  • Video: Last Week in Local Oct. 23, 2017

    … begins to verticalize local business listings syndication with 'Yext for Food' They started in the medical citation veritcal and are now moving into others. Survival of the Fittest in the Local Search Ecosystem | MomentFeed Video of a Panel Presentation at Engage on Super Competitive Local Markets PayPal launches a payments product designed…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local University- 11 readers -
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