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What Are Five Important Elements For Local Marketing?

What goes into local marketing campaigns that ends in success? According to a post on Marketing Land, there are five elements or best practices: Listing management.Local SEO.Local landing pages.Reputation management.Paid search and social media. In the article written by Pamela Parker, she will talk about the five campaigns elements in detail. If can use these [...]

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Google Provides Guidance to Businesses Affected by Coronavirus

Google is providing advice on what businesses should be doing with their Google My Business listings if they are affected by COVID-19. In order to assist customers, businesses who are affected by COVID-19 are being encouraged to update their Google My Business profile with the most accurate information. A new GMB help page has been [...]

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What Is Local SEO & Why Local Search Is Important

Local search engine optimization is a small part of SEO that focuses on optimizing a website to be found in local search results. Local search encompasses all those nifty search terms that scream local, such as: lawyers near me doctors near me lawyers in [city name] doctors in [city name] Local SEO is the process [...]

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Do Men And Women Value Online Reviews Differently?

BrightLocal recently released its annual Local Consumer Review Survey, which polls a representative sample of 1,000 US consumers on how they use online review.  Although the company has been doing this for a few years now, this is the first time it analyzed the age and gender splits in the responses to the survey questions. If [...]

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Survey: 82 Percent Of Smartphone Shoppers Conduct ‘Near Me’ Searches

So many people are using smartphones these days.  These devices have quickly become the primary digital tool for most consumers under 50.  A sizable majority of smartphone owners conduct local searches with varying amounts of degrees of frequency. There are several surveys and behavioral studies that established this fact over the last several years.  According [...]

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How To Manage Multiple GMB Listings For Service Area Businesses

One of the questions that comes up quite frequently is this: Can Service Area Businesses (SABs) use Google My Business’s (GMB) bulk syndication to manage their listings?  It's a concern for businesses of all sizes. The answer, in short, is yes, although there are some caveats that come along with it.  In the linked post at [...]

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Yext Begins To Verticalize Local Business Listings Syndication With ‘Yext For Food’

If your business listing has more content, it'll naturally see more engagement, rank higher, and perform better overall.  As more searches take place on mobile devices, marketers are going to h ave to expose more local business attributes and enhanced data for discovery and competitive advantage. Based on previous research done by Google, 50 percent of smartphone users [...]

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What Are The Biggest Reasons Google Suspends Local Listings

There are numerous threads spread across the Google My Business forum that tells of business owners or SEOs that have become panicked over finding out that the stumbled across a big red "Suspended" banner at the top of the page when they're logging in.  There is quite the extensive list of things you should do listed on [...]

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