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Best of 2011 in Local SEO and Local SEM

Best of 2011 in Local SEO and Local SEM | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it

A collection of the best 2011 articles related to local SEO and local SEM.


Via Linda Buquet :: Catalyst eMarketing
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Get Genuine Google Places Reviews Fast And Ethically - StumbleUpon

Ever since Google Places Pages have became interspersed with local organic search results http://t.co/eq04t6TZ the #Google_Places ranking...
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The Untold Story of 2011: Google's Significant Investments in a Google Places Support Structure

The Untold Story of 2011: Google's Significant Investments in a Google Places Support Structure | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
There is a story unfolding at Google that indicates a huge shift in their thinking about Places.
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Dominating Local Search in 2012

Dominating Local Search in 2012 | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it

If you're looking to dominate local search in 2012, then you need to see this unusual search term that is getting 35-50% of all local searches.

 

Linda says: Interesting list of the top LOCAL keywords. Not sure where it came from or if accurate. (See bottom of post.)


Via Linda Buquet :: Catalyst eMarketing
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How Will Google Mobile Search Affect SEO in 2012? - HTML Goodies

How Will Google Mobile Search Affect SEO in 2012? - HTML Goodies | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
How Will Google Mobile Search Affect SEO in 2012?HTML GoodiesA different crawler for smartphones is a good indication that different SEO practices may be effectively used for smartphone websites and apps.
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5 Ways to Optimize Google Places for Local & Mobile Search Marketing

5 Ways to Optimize Google Places for Local & Mobile Search Marketing | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
With the rise of smart phone use in the US, (Google Android and iPhone are currently reporting roughly 500,000 activations a day ) it’s more important (5 Ways to Optimize Google Places for Local & Mobile Search Marketing
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HTML5 SEO New Information

HTML5 SEO New Information | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
However, even though the number of websites using HTML5 is growing, it is still not fully supported by all Internet browsers and Google is of the mindset that it can't hurt (but won't necessarily help) your SEO.
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Bazaarvoice: Social Media Setting the Agenda for Marketing

Bazaarvoice: Social Media Setting the Agenda for Marketing | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
Bazaarvoice: Social Media Setting the Agenda for Marketing: The Social commerce innovator, has, in its Social Co...
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Measurements Differ, But Online Ad Spend Up - MediaPost Publications

Measurements Differ, But Online Ad Spend Up - MediaPost Publications | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
Measurements Differ, But Online Ad Spend UpMediaPost PublicationsAs consumers turn to local search, mobile devices, hyper-local sites and daily deals to satisfy their need for highly relevant news and information, local online ad spending will rise...
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Paid Search Drives $6 In Local Sales For Every $1 In Online Sales -- Study

Paid Search Drives $6 In Local Sales For Every $1 In Online Sales -- Study | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
Annual US retail spending is roughly $4 trillion according to the US Commerce Department. And while e-commerce is growing very rapidly, it remains less than 5 percent of total retail sales.
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Google+ Lets You See Your Contacts' +1s

Google+ Lets You See Your Contacts' +1s | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
Articles that get a +1 from Gmail contacts or Google+ circle members will now show up in users’ Spotlight sections, a post to the official Google News blog explained.

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A One-Stop SEO Bookmarklet to Quickly Review On-Site SEO

A One-Stop SEO Bookmarklet to Quickly Review On-Site SEO | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
Shortly before Tom Critchlow's excellent post on using Javascript bookmarklets to help make us more efficient in our jobs as SEOs I had begun work on a bookmarklet that lets me review a variety of on- and ...
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Google+ just got better with Gmail and Contacts integration

Google+ just got better with Gmail and Contacts integration | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
While things are heating up over on Twitter, Google isn't one to be left in the dust. Google has just announced better integration between Google+ and Gmail and Contacts.

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Facebook Dominant Social Network for Small-Medium Businesses - eMarketer

Facebook Dominant Social Network for Small-Medium Businesses - eMarketer | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
Wall posts, direct messages most effective tactics. When it comes to online marketing, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have their work cut out for them.

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Predictions For Local Search In 2012 - Year Of The Dragon

Predictions For Local Search In 2012 - Year Of The Dragon | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
The last few years in local search have seen some unprecedented changes in online local business marketing, and you might think that the evolution would be ready to slow down.
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Top Ranking in Google Places for You

Top Ranking  in Google Places for You | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
Secure a top ranking in Google Places to bring in more customers by just simply doing some competitive research and use to your advantage...
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Mobile: The Ghost Of Future Local SMB Marketing

Mobile: The Ghost Of Future Local SMB Marketing | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
“If I could work my will, every idiot who goes about with ‘Local Online Marketing” on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should!

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Counting to 10 the Google Way - SEOmoz (blog)

Counting to 10 the Google Way - SEOmoz (blog) | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
SEOmoz (blog)Counting to 10 the Google WaySEOmoz (blog)Let's remove those Places results and, sure enough, we get (in green) – wait a minute – 7? That's right, this page has 7 organic results.
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Gen X and Gen Y saving more than Boomers: survey

Gen X and Gen Y saving more than Boomers: survey | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - More than a quarter of Baby Boomers are unsure if they will be able to meet their savings goals by the time they are ready to retire, while their children appear to be on sounder footing, according (RT @cathrinefeehely: Gen X and Gen Y...
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Open Source SEO Software

There are a number of good reasons to use open source software in your personal and professional life, but what about SEO software? Open source software is typically free, safer and more reliable than closed source ...
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Technolog - Search engines beat social media for local business info: study

Technolog - Search engines beat social media for local business info: study | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
Facebook and Twitter haven't captured everyone's eyeballs yet, especially when it comes to looking for information about local restaurants, bars clubs and other and businesses.
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Seven Mobile SEO Myths Exposed - Search Engine Land

Seven Mobile SEO Myths Exposed - Search Engine Land | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
Search Engine LandSeven Mobile SEO Myths ExposedSearch Engine LandNot too long ago, the article Mobile SEO is a Myth got a lot of people fired up about the foolish notion that mobile SEO is a construct developed by salesmen to sell more SEO services.
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NSFW: When Good SEO Goes Bad - TechCrunch

NSFW: When Good SEO Goes Bad - TechCrunch | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
TechCrunchNSFW: When Good SEO Goes BadTechCrunchGreg Kumparak is the Mobile Editor at Techcrunch. Greg has been writing for the TechCrunch network since May of 2008. Greg was born just outside of San Jose, and now lives in the East Bay of California.
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Google Panda & SEO Tips From SEOmoz [VIDEO]

Google Panda & SEO Tips From SEOmoz [VIDEO] | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
Tier10 Marketing: SEO has drastically with Google's Panda Update. Below are a few factors to know if you hope to retain or heighten your search rank within Google.
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3 Essential Tips to Keep Your SEO Under Control - Business 2 Community

3 Essential Tips to Keep Your SEO Under Control - Business 2 Community | Local Search Marketing Ideas | Scoop.it
3 Essential Tips to Keep Your SEO Under ControlBusiness 2 CommunityOnce you're done with the actual on-site SEO, there is still link building to contend with, and I would argue that link building never really ends if you want to succeed in the long...
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