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Top 10 Strategies for Local business SEO

Top 10 Strategies for Local business SEO | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it

This is a forum post that list some very good points on how to do SEO for a local business. This is a very dynamic environment and now requires many different simultaneous approaches to achieve results. This is a great starting point.

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Facebook gets rid of Deals - Digitaltrends.com

Facebook gets rid of Deals - Digitaltrends.com | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
Moneycontrol.comFacebook gets rid of DealsDigitaltrends.comFacebook ditches its Deals product following a major privacy overhaul and a similar scrapping of Places. Is the company trimming fat to focus or is daily deals losing its appeal?
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A Potpourri of New Google Places Changes, Bugs, Tips, Updates – Including New Places Short URL - Google Places Optimization Blog

A Potpourri of New Google Places Changes, Bugs, Tips, Updates – Including New Places Short URL - Google Places Optimization Blog | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
Google Places News : A Potpourri of New Google Places Changes
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Does Optimizing Your Google Places Page Listing Work?

Does Optimizing Your Google Places Page Listing Work? | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
I found this really interesting post today that is a case study on on-page optimization of a Google Places Listing by Milestone Insights
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Forbes reports that Google Plus will be universal ranking signal…then pulls the article?

Forbes reports that Google Plus will be universal ranking signal…then pulls the article? | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
An article about how google plans to use it's new social network to weight it's search results.
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Google AdWords Express Sabotages Local Organic Listings

Google AdWords Express Sabotages Local Organic Listings | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
Google's recently released local advertisement tool, AdWords Express, has revealed what may be a deadly flaw: Users who advertise via Express will have t...
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Places By Design – What does the new Places page say about Google’s intentions? | Understanding Google Maps & Local Search

Places By Design – What does the new Places page say about Google’s intentions? | Understanding Google Maps & Local Search | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
Much has been written about what Google left out in the Places upgrade and much speculation has been offered as to the reasons for the change.
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On video + story: Google goes hyperlocal - vtdigger.org

On video + story: Google goes hyperlocal - vtdigger.org | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
On video + story: Google goes hyperlocalvtdigger.orgIn a theater, one group was getting a lesson in adwords, and in a third room, business people sat around white café tables with Google green, yellow, blue and red chairs, to learn about all things...
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Three Things Business Owners Need to Use: Social Media Marketing ...

Three Things Business Owners Need to Use: Social Media Marketing ... | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
In order to be displayed in these results, a business owner will need to use Google Maps Optimization techniques to complete their Google Places profile and use strategic keywords that will allow this listing to be ...
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How Important Are Local Reviews For Local Search? - Business 2 Community

How Important Are Local Reviews For Local Search? - Business 2 Community | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
How Important Are Local Reviews For Local Search?Business 2 CommunityNevertheless, it may be quite tangible with a little local search optimization. Take a look at what all of your competitors are doing with their Google Places listing.
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Getting Reviews For Your Google Places Listing | Internet ...

Getting Reviews For Your Google Places Listing | Internet ... | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
To get a review for you Google Places listing you will first need to search out through Google and find your listing. Below is an example of a Google Places listing that I'll be talking about today: ...
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Places By Design – What does the new Places page say about Google’s intentions? | Understanding Google Maps & Local Search

Places By Design – What does the new Places page say about Google’s intentions? | Understanding Google Maps & Local Search | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
Much has been written about what Google left out in the Places upgrade and much speculation has been offered as to the reasons for the change. The specualtion (THX!
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http://www.koozai.com/blog/search-marketing/how-to-create-multiple-google-places-listings/

RT @BenNorman: How to Create Multiple Google Places Listings http://ht.ly/1e6PAk...
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How is your social media profile and organic SEO linked?

How is your social media profile and organic SEO linked? | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it

The onset of social media is never ending and lets agree that it really is important to some (not all) businesses success.

 

There are so many other entities available to get your message out on the web these days but one thing remains. You need a good base and that base comes in the form of solid organic SEO for your website.

 

Get this right and everything else will follow. Your website is the gel that holds all these entities together and so becomes the most important factor.

 

This question is being asked more often and the hype of Social Media can overwhelm the basic foundation of building a well designed website that is optimised for good organic SEO, but the truth lies in using both to create top ranking organic SEO.

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Why Local SEO Does Not End with Google Places | The Expand2Web Blog

Why Local SEO Does Not End with Google Places | The Expand2Web Blog | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
It is not a secret that recently the usage of paper yellow pages has decreased, while the IYPs (Internet Yellow Pages) traffic increases daily.
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How User-Generated Content Is Changing SEO

How User-Generated Content Is Changing SEO | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
Google has been integrating social media into its search results long before Google+. User-generated content like product reviews and ratings have been affecting results (and clickthrough) for some time.
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Beating Google's Panda Update - 5 Deadly Content Sins

Beating Google's Panda Update - 5 Deadly Content Sins | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
Was SEOmoz affected by Google’s Panda Updates? It depends how you look at it. Since the first update hit in February of 2011, organic search traffic to SEOmoz has...
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Review Management: 7 Tips on Avoiding Bad Reviews | Understanding Google Maps & Local Search

Review Management: 7 Tips on Avoiding Bad Reviews | Understanding Google Maps & Local Search | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
In my presentation at Getlisted's Local University seminars for SMBs, I note that there are three simple elements to a review management plan: Provide Great...
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Google Related – Making Buried Information From Places More Visible | Understanding Google Maps & Local Search

Google Related – Making Buried Information From Places More Visible | Understanding Google Maps & Local Search | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
Google has just released a new browser plugin (Chrome & IE) tool, Google Related that provides information that Google thinks is relevant to a given website...
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I Luv Google Places - Examiner.com

I Luv Google Places - Examiner.com | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
I Luv Google PlacesExaminer.comOn Monday, Google Places joined up with I Luv Video, for a night of free film and pizza at 29th Street Ballroom at Spider House. This event brought together about 50 men and women, most of them in their early 20s.
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Google is going Places – is your hotel ready for the ride?

Published since 1997, HOTELMARKETING.COM is the Internet hotel marketing magazine for hotel marketers, hoteliers and online travel marketers. (Google is going Places – is your hotel ready for the ride?
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Hand-Feeding Google, Covering Your SERP Assets - Search Engine Watch

Hand-Feeding Google, Covering Your SERP Assets - Search Engine Watch | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
Search Engine WatchHand-Feeding Google, Covering Your SERP AssetsSearch Engine WatchWhile these sit apart from any XML maps that are uploaded to the site, if you have more than 10 locations, you can create an XML based feed to upload to Google...
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Interview with Google Places Guru Mike Blumenthal

Interview with Google Places Guru Mike Blumenthal | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
Mike Blumenthal is known as "Professor Maps" for good reason - he is the uncontested expert of experts on Google Places (previously Google Local).
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Optimising Google Places Locally | Power Media Marketing

Optimising Google Places Locally. Every day in the UK thousands of people use Google Places and Google Maps for local business instead of relying on Yellow Pages and Thomson Directories. While a few 'diehards' are still ...
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How Does Google Places Work and How Can It Help My Business?

How Does Google Places Work and How Can It Help My Business? | Small business internet marketing | Scoop.it
tips to use google places to promote a service-based business (How Does Google Places Work and How Can It Help...)...
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