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Local ranking factors, Snack Pack chat, reviews and a blueprint | Smart Local

Local ranking factors, Snack Pack chat, reviews and a blueprint | Smart Local | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Smart Local Roundup #53 (24th Sept 2015) featuring local ranking factors, Snack Pack chat, reviews help and a local SEO blueprint.
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Google+ Local Should be the First Stop on Your Local SEO Journey

Google+ Local Should be the First Stop on Your Local SEO Journey | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Learn why Google+ Local is important for your business and take the first steps towards using it successfully to attract more local customers
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Survey: Does Google Local Do Enough About Spam?

Survey: Does Google Local Do Enough About Spam? | Smart Local | Scoop.it
With the rollout of the new Google Guidelines and the @maptavists exploits, there has been a very lively discussion about Google and whether they are active
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How Should You Market Your Google + Page? You Shouldn't. You Should Market Your Business - Local University

How Should You Market Your Google + Page? You Shouldn't. You Should Market Your Business - Local University | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Last year, I wrote a post pooh poohing the idea of link building to an SMB Google+ Page for local as an ill-conceived use of limited resources in most situations. Recently Anikait Chavan commented on that post which motivated me to revisit the idea of exactly how your Google+ Page for Local should fit into [...]
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Small Business Hopes for 2014

Small Business Hopes for 2014 | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Here are a selection of hopes and plans from UK small business owners and managers looking forward to 2014. What are you hoping for this year?
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Top UK Citation Sources for local businesses

Top UK Citation Sources for local businesses | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Not just another local citations list but information on data providers, social media sites and over 30 quality UK citation sources.
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Google Glass Diary, Part 4: Local Search & Navigation

Google Glass Diary, Part 4: Local Search & Navigation | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Remember that first Google Glass video? It was published a little more than a year ago and gave the world its first glimpse at what Google had in mind for Glass.
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MAJOR Google+ Local Updates & Positive Changes This Week - Google Places Optimization Blog

MAJOR Google+ Local Updates & Positive Changes This Week - Google Places Optimization Blog | Smart Local | Scoop.it
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What next? Predictions for Local in 2013

What next? Predictions for Local in 2013 | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Read what the brightest minds in 'Local SEO' predict will be the biggest developments for 2013. Mike Blumenthal, Linda Buquet, Mike Ramsey & Laura Betterly share their insights with BrightLocal.
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Google+ and Local Search Buzz – November 2012 - Google Places Optimization Blog

Google+ and Local Search Buzz – November 2012 - Google Places Optimization Blog | Smart Local | Scoop.it
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Groupon Bottoms Out as Billings Hit Lowest Level Since IPO | Street Fight

Groupon Bottoms Out as Billings Hit Lowest Level Since IPO | Street Fight | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Groupon’s stock hit an all-time low in after-hours trading Thursday after the daily deals company reported lower than expected revenues in Q3, driven largely by stagnant growth in its international business.
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Localeze President: Mobile Raising the Bar for Local Search | Street Fight

Localeze President: Mobile Raising the Bar for Local Search | Street Fight | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Street Fight spoke recently with Localeze president, Jeff Beard to discuss local search and businesses' online identities, the interplay between daily deals providers and listings companies, and the continuing advancement of mobile strategies in...
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Yahoo Goes Live With Yelp Local Reviews

Yahoo Goes Live With Yelp Local Reviews | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Last month the Wall Street Journal reported that Yelp reviews were being integrated into Yahoo search results. This morning Yahoo formally announced the partnership: Now when you use Yahoo Search to look up a local business in the U.S. on your smartphone, tablet, or PC, you’ll see user reviews, business information, and star ratings from […]
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Infographic: Do-It-Yourself Tactics For Small Business Marketing

Infographic: Do-It-Yourself Tactics For Small Business Marketing | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Run a small business? Chances are, you’re not just the boss. You’re also the chief marketing officer. It’s tough being both the CEO and CMO, but you’re not alone. How are you planning to spend your limited time on digital marketing?
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Drive Traffic to Your Website by Spreading Your Content Around the Web

Drive Traffic to Your Website by Spreading Your Content Around the Web | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Make your content drive traffic to your website by sprinkling it around the web to boost your referral traffic and reduce your reliance on Google.
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Local business review sites login cheat sheet

Local business review sites login cheat sheet | Smart Local | Scoop.it
If you're looking to make your local business stand out online then customer reviews will help. This handy cheat sheet shows which review sites allow login via Facebook Connect.
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Google Category Tool Updated To Include new Places for Business Dashboard Categories

Google Category Tool Updated To Include new Places for Business Dashboard Categories | Smart Local | Scoop.it
We have upgraded the Google Places for Business Category tool and added our categories from the recently released, new Google Places for Business
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Google Dashboard: Most New Listings Go Pending - For How Long?

Google Dashboard: Most New Listings Go Pending - For How Long? | Smart Local | Scoop.it
It appears that most newly created listings in the Local Business Center (LBC) Google Places for Business Dashboard the DASHBOARD are now immediately going to
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Google Now Features Frommers Content on Google+ Local Pages - Google Places Optimization Blog

Google Now Features Frommers Content on Google+ Local Pages - Google Places Optimization Blog | Smart Local | Scoop.it
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Mobile Ad Revenue Outlook: Local Search Leads the Way

Mobile Ad Revenue Outlook: Local Search Leads the Way | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Local's growing share of mobile advertising will come about as brand advertisers increasingly evolve their campaigns to the realities of mobile usage and the native capabilities of the device. Mobile advertising will also move down market to SMBs.
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Service Area Shows Up on Google Maps | Local Search Marketing Blog by NGS

Service Area Shows Up on Google Maps | Local Search Marketing Blog by NGS | Smart Local | Scoop.it
Service Area Shows Up on Google Maps...
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