November 21st we will be joined by 4 leading experts in local search. Each of our speakers is a contributor to the Local Search Ranking Factors Survey and each has their finger firmly on on the pulse of local search industry.
Don't build LOCAL links. Earn them! Below are tons of great ideas from some really smart people. Cool, outside the box ideas! I guarantee there are some local link building treats you have not thought of.
David Mihm's Local Search Ranking Factors 2013 was just published at MOZ. In this time of chaotic Google Local changes, you will want to be sure to read every word and bookmark it for future reference.
I was honored to be selected as a contributor again this year, along with a distinguished group of local marketing experts from around the world to share insights and opinions about the most important Google local ranking factors.
If you deal with Google Places/Google+ Local SEO, then you know...
Here is a Google Hangout I just found featuring some Local Search Pros that many of you know, a couple are members here. They discuss all the recent changes with Google+ Local, the new Google for Business dashboard, some of recent layout changes and some issues around merging with Google +
If you've been in the local search space for any length of time you've heard of Mary Bowling, who is one of the leaders in Local. She's a contributor to David Mihm's Local Search Ranking Factors as I am, plus she's on the faculty for Local University and is a popular speaker and blogger on the topic of local search.
I've heard great feedback about Mary's training courses, but she only does them once or twice a year. But NOW...
As well as learning about local SEO tactics, consultants & agencies need to know how to sell their services in order to eat, live & grow. ‘Selling’ doesn’t come easy to many SEOs/marketeers but by using a proven & effective set of sales strategies it makes winning new local business customers easier. These practical tips & advise will help new SEOs & established agencies to know how to target & win their own customers.
Google Local Algo: What Controls Ranking Order? Citations, Reviews or Organic?
With David Mihm's latest Local Search Ranking Factors soon to be published and with all the misconceptions floating around, I wanted to share my take on the Local Algo again - and prove it. HUGE screenshots and detailed analysis inside.