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Is Your Business Neglecting Google+ Local Reviews?

Is Your Business Neglecting Google+ Local Reviews? | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it
People love reviews. Reviews are powerful. When it comes to Google+ Local, reviews are VITAL. Is your business missing out on maxing its exposure? (Is Your Business Neglecting Google+ Local Reviews?
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In the last 48 hours, I've made the following online purchases: umbrellas, a teether for my daughter and new truck tires. Biggest influencing factor for each? Reviews!!

 

Millions and Millions of Dollars go to certain businesses and do not go to others each day because of how much people trust reviews first and foremost from their inner circle, but also from people they've never met, as was my case in each of the above.

 

If your business can benefit from or now depends on internet dollars, you CANNOT overlook the improtance of reviews!!

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Ten Tips For Local Search | Overit Media

Ten Tips For Local Search | Overit Media | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it
Before the Internet, people chose where to shop, eat and get their hair cut based on word of mouth from friends and family.

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Confusion with Google+ Local Pages and Local Google+ Pages is Making SMB Heads Spin

Confusion with Google+ Local Pages and Local Google+ Pages is Making SMB Heads Spin | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it

How about a Monday morning brain twister? SMBs heads are spinning and local pros too. There are 2 separate local products in Google with almost the same name. Either this latest change that morphed Places Pages into Google+ Local pages was not very well thought out OR the right hand didn't know what that the left hand was doing. But they should fix, before it gets any more convoluted. The plot thickens... Lots more to this confusing story below.


Via Linda Buquet :: Catalyst eMarketing
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Local Citation Building Study Part 1: Niche-Relevant Citation Sources

Local Citation Building Study Part 1: Niche-Relevant Citation Sources | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it
Local Citation Building Study Part 1: Niche-Relevant Local Citation Sources...

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Doctors, lawyers, polish online image

Doctors, lawyers, polish online image | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it

Reputation management firms help professionals defend against bad reviews.


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Essential Local Search Resources for Local SEO | The Super Rad Whitespark Blog

The goal of compiling this list is to help some veterans find a new tool they may have missed or give newbies a starting point to some of the best local search resources available today.


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Local University Advanced - Google Places Optimization and Local ...

Local University Advanced - Google Places Optimization and Local ... | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it
Local University is underway today at SMX Advanced in Seattle. I've been following the tweets watching for the gold nuggets of info that come out of these events. Joel Headley from Google did a Q & A and shared a couple ...
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Google: We Can Show Stars if We Want to!

Google: We Can Show Stars if We Want to! | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it

Last week, with the upgrade to G+ local, Google removed the engaging 5-star graphic from regular business listings and replaced them with the bland and less engaging Zagat rating graphic.

 

Except, of course, on local Adwords. An obvious corollary to David’s “law” became apparent: It’s Our World and We Can Show Stars if We Want to!*


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Local Citation Building Study Part 3: Plenitude of the Business Data

Local Citation Building Study Part 3: Plenitude of the Business Data | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it
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Local Citation Building Study Part 2: What the Pros Think | Local Search Marketing Blog by NGS

Local Citation Building Study Part 2: What the Pros Think...

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David Mihm’s Local Search Ranking Factors 2012 – Just Launched

David Mihm’s Local Search Ranking Factors 2012 – Just Launched | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it

David Mihm's Local Search Ranking Factors 2012 just came out. This is THE holy grail for local search. In this time of chaotic Google Places/Google+ Local changes, you will want to be sure to read every word. Oh and good luck getting anything else done today!


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An Updated Step By Step Guide for the SMB to the Google + Local Page Transition

An Updated Step By Step Guide for the SMB to the Google + Local Page Transition | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it
Updated 6/8 7:00 pm. Updated 6/9 12:25 pm.
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Quality Links & Quality Content: Linchpins of Your SEO Strategy - Search Engine Watch

Quality Links & Quality Content: Linchpins of Your SEO Strategy - Search Engine Watch | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it
PR WebQuality Links & Quality Content: Linchpins of Your SEO StrategySearch Engine WatchYou might have a number of backlinks from your friends' personal blogs, the local soccer team you sponsor and a political forum to which you regularly contribute.
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Hardcore Local SEO Tactics - SMX Advanced 2012

Hardcore Local SEO Tactics - SMX Advanced 2012 | Local SEO News, Tips and Updates | Scoop.it
Below is live coverage of the Hardcore Local SEO Tactics panel from the SMX Advanced conference.

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