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Google Local Listings - Page Ownership Issues

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Google Local Listings - Page Ownership Issues
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two claimed google plus local listings = bad idea!

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How Can Local Search Better Serve Service-Oriented Businesses? | Street Fight

How Can Local Search Better Serve Service-Oriented Businesses? | Street Fight | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it
Local search isn’t just about brick and mortar. In fact, a very large number of the local businesses we interact with on a frequent basis are service-area oriented.
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Local Online Marketing – Getting Started Step 1 | Business Blogger Tips

Local Online Marketing – Getting Started Step 1 | Business Blogger Tips | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it
Local small business owners around the country are becoming more familiar with the importance of online marketing.
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Local SEO: 20 Authority Citation Places

Local SEO: 20 Authority Citation Places | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it
This is post looks at UK specific citation places, but many will have sections for other countries.  For pure US citation sources try here.Local SEO is a hot topic this year, as marketers are realising the traffic potential of a...
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Top UK Local-Business Directories (AKA Citation Sources) | TheMarketingblog

Top UK Local-Business Directories (AKA Citation Sources) | TheMarketingblog | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it
I came across this US site which after complaining that we in the UK 'may drive on the wrong side of the road and confuse beer with cocoa (only one of which...
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Google on Reviews: Asking for them is OK, Soliciting them is BAD

Google on Reviews: Asking for them is OK, Soliciting them is BAD | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it

What is the difference between asking for reviews and soliciting them? It seems that a number of SMBS have discovered that one leads to jail time.

 

Google has been throwing out reviews left and right of late. This is not a bug but the outcome of a newly aggressive review spam filter.


Via Linda Buquet :: Catalyst eMarketing
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What Is a Google Places Citation

What Is a Google Places Citation | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it

Find out if a business has inconsistent citations

Finding niche citation sources

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The Coolest +Local Feature No One’s Noticed? | Mihmorandum

The Coolest +Local Feature No One’s Noticed? | Mihmorandum | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it

Write a review of a business as a businessman.  Local businesses can encourage businesses they've worked with in the past to leave a review, and vice versa (review exchanges).

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Link Prospector | Citation Labs Link Prospector

Link Prospector | Citation Labs Link Prospector | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it

It's recommended to use the "Directories" prospecting type in this tool to identify local specific citation sources

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Don't Serve Clients at Your Business? Hide Your Location - Or else

Don't Serve Clients at Your Business? Hide Your Location - Or else | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it
Two weeks ago Andrew Shotland described how he had his listing taken down after a Googler called him and asked whether he served clients at his location.
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Can a Citation Campaign Cause a Drop in Google Local Rankings?

Can a Citation Campaign Cause a Drop in Google Local Rankings? | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it
A customer of ours sent us a question about citations. They have been building citations recently and cleaning up NAP inconsistencies.
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5 easy steps to being found local - pdf

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Guest post: Top 10 local UK business directories compared & rated

This is a guest post by Myles Anderson of Brightlocal.com.
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Google Answers Key Issues Related to Local Google+ Pages ...

Google Answers Key Issues Related to Local Google+ Pages ... | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it
Home > Google • Google Plus > Google Answers Key Issues Related to Local Google+ Pages! ...
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Top 50 Citation Sources For UK & US Local Businesses

Top 50 Citation Sources For UK & US Local Businesses | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it

Over 480,000 Google Places listings were analyzed across 40 business sectors and 100 locations.

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15 Must Have Local Search Citations for Higher Rankings on Google+ Local - Lawyernomics

15 Must Have Local Search Citations for Higher Rankings on Google+ Local - Lawyernomics | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it
Get more Google+ Local Map visitors by submitting your site to the top 15 internet yellow page (IYP) directories and online review sites.
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Local Search Dream Team - Tips, Tools & Predictions | SEO.com

Local Search Dream Team - Tips, Tools & Predictions | SEO.com | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it
The local search industry is quickly growing & evolving. The majority of local businesses don’t have the time, or experience to keep up.
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Local Citation Finder Software for Google Places and Local Businesses « SEO solutions for local businesses and search engine specialists

Local Citation Finder Software for Google Places and Local Businesses « SEO solutions for local businesses and search engine specialists | Google Plus Local Optimisation | Scoop.it
Find citation sites in 45 countries, no search & keyword restrictions, no monthly payments, desktop software, powerful features. Local Business Citation Finder.
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