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Google Posts, ‘Temporarily Disabled,’ Now Back

Due to the recent Google My Business (GMB) policy changes, limited support and a lot of the confusion surrounding the coronavirus crisis, there are many local SEOs have had problems with listings updates and other GMB features. Posts is a critical GMB tool whose performance has been a bit uneven. According to Google, Posts are working [...]

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Tripadvisor’s Mew ‘Review Hub’ Lets Restaurateurs Manage Reviews From Multiple Sources In One Place

According to an announcement, Tripadvisor launched a dashboard called "Review Hub," that lets restaurant owners view and respond to customer reviews across Facebook, Yelp, TheFork, its own site and other major review sites.. Source: Tripadvisor This dashboard makes it easy fr businesses to view and respond to reviews across a number of platforms. Being able [...]

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The Local Algorithm: Relevance, Proximity, and Prominence

So, how does Google choose what goes into the local pack on the search results page? Well, there's some logic behind the order. In this episode of Whiteboard Friday, Mary Bowling lays out the three factors that drive Google's local algorithm and local rankings in a simple and concise way that we will be able [...]

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Understanding your Location in Local SEO (UK)

Location, Location, Location .... this mantra is equally true when you establish your business online. Search Engines have come a long way over the years, but in order for them to understand where your business is located and to show your business to the right customers searching for your product or service in a geographic [...]

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5 Things to Do in Local SEO for 2019

Local SEO often feels like an area where it's hard to make a real impact on your overall Organic visibility. Google provides some general guidance for site owners to focus on, recommending we pay close attention to factors such as relevance, distance and prominence. Oftentimes, this advice isn't actionable enough to develop strategies for your [...]

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B2B Local Search Marketing: A Guide to Hidden Opportunity

Are you marketing a local business?  Is that local business missing out on a slew of B2B opportunities?  Are B2B brands even able to qualify for local SEO? If you think tech when you think B2B, then that's a thought you should try to break free from.  There are B2B companies that provide services that [...]

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9 Essential Local SEO & Listings Management Tools

Having an online presence is very important for local and global businesses, especially if those businesses have physical locations. At first, it could seem to be counterproductive if a local business focus on developing their online presence, but once you see that this is where their customers are making buying decisions, you'll change your mind. [...]

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9 Types of Content That Will Help Your Local SEO

When it comes to ranking for local SEO, it used to be pretty straightforward.  Just add your NAP to the footer, create some directory links, and there you go.  You knew you were going to rank. But when the 7-packs became 3-packs, ranking became tougher.  Local directory links simply aren't enough anymore. Now, if you [...]

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What the Local Customer Service Ecosystem Looks Like in 2019

Everything your brand is doing in the new year should support one major goal - better local customer service. At face value, it sounds simple.  But of course, it's not actually simple at all, as marketing brim with a thousand different tasks.  If the goal of each initiative isn't to serve the customer better, it's [...]

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