Category Archives: Local Search

The 3 Pillars of Local Search Reviews

If Local Search was a building, it was look something like this… (photo from the Telegraph) There are new things being added, subtracted, re-arranged, re-named, left unfinished, and stolen all the time in the industry. We have seen the rise of deals, check-ins, mainstream local results in SERP’s, review fights between the giants, and countless [...]

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The 3 Pillars of Local Search Reviews

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Top 7 Tricks to Rank in Google Places

If you’ve worked with Google in the past you’ll know just how hard it is to rank for Google Places for many searches. It’s also apparent how important Google Places have become – they often take up the top parts of the page for a search term. So even if you rank first for a [...]

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Three Things You Need to Know about the Yellow Pages

Local business owners know that they have to be very thorough when it comes to their marketing strategies. Fact is, you will never know how or where you will be able to find new customers. For this reason, small businesses need to exhaust all possible avenues even if that means utilizing marketing platforms which one [...]

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Organic Search Traffic Brings Qualified Traffic! A Local Story

For the last year or so, I have done some very simple optimization for a local electrician with the goal in mind that he could get a couple more leads in this tough economic time.  This client never had a website and was the typical “yellow page” advertising tradesman.    One day when discussing the economy [...]

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Monitor Your Local Search Engine Positions with Local Search Rank Tracker

Local Search Rank Checker is a nice web-based tool that lets you check and track your local search engine positions efficiently. Here’s a quick overview of its features (you can run your own test drive and share your opinion: this doesn’t require any registration or payment) Track Your Local Rankings The tool is very easy to [...]

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Local Search O-Pack and the Art of Title Tags

We all know how important title tags are when it comes to SEO. Not only for ranking but it will also be the first piece of information a searcher will see about your site. I like to think of a title tag as a first date. You want to look better than you really are, [...]

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Travel Technology Europe & THack – Instigating Creativity

Tnooz THack initiative promotes innovation, momentum, and maybe the “edge” the next great travel giant wants. Tnooz Co-founder Kevin May explores what’s next. Technology touches every area of our lives these days and nowhere more significantly than in the travel and mobility spaces. Online travel business is rapidly outdistancing traditional travel, and nowhere in the [...]

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Travel Technology Europe & THack – Instigating Creativity

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10 Local Search Tools I Simply Can’t Live Without

If you were to ask me what the biggest let down in the local search industry was a year ago, I would have answered without hesitation…..tools. There are PPC tools, SEO tools, Social Media tools, and even construction tools… but local search seems to have been the fat kid picked last in gym class. That [...]

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