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David Mihm’s Updated Local Search Ecosystem Infographic

David Mihm’s Updated Local Search Ecosystem Infographic | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
David has just created an update to the great chart describing the mishegas that is the Local Search ecosystem. The chart elegantly captures the flow of data from the top tier data suppliers through the directories and into Google and the other...
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5 Ways to Use Other People’s Content in Your Marketing

5 Ways to Use Other People’s Content in Your Marketing | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
5 Ways to Use Other People’s Content in Your MarketingThis content from: Duct Tape Marketing
You need lots of content, you know that, but you also know that content creation is one of the more time intensive marketing activities you have to tackle.
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“Ask On Google+” Links Appearing In Google’s Search Results

“Ask On Google+” Links Appearing In Google’s Search Results | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
The invasion of Google+ into Google’s search results continue. The latest Google+ification? Now Google’s encouraging people at the end of its search listings if they “Want to ask your friends about” what they were Googling.
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Pinterest – A Social Media Site Worth Consideration

Pinterest – A Social Media Site Worth Consideration | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
Bookmarking sites come and go fairly quickly. There are some that hang around for years, often going through popularity phases – StumbleUpon is a good example, people join up,then drift away, then return spasmodically to see if things have changed.
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Infographic: Search & Call Tracking

Infographic: Search & Call Tracking | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
Are you tracking search-related conversions that come in by phone? Perhaps you should, when 43% of them are estimated to come in that way. Ads that contain phone numbers are also said to have a 10% increase in clickthrough rate.
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The 5 Best [Free] Keyword Research Tricks I Tried In 2011

The 5 Best [Free] Keyword Research Tricks I Tried In 2011 | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
2011 was an exciting year for those of us involved in digital marketing.
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The Five Most Engaging Podcasts of the Year

The Five Most Engaging Podcasts of the Year | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
The Five Most Engaging Podcasts of the YearThis content from: Duct Tape Marketing
I’ve been recording podcast interviews since some time in 2005 and it’s one of my favorite things to do.
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Simple Internet Marketing For Small Businesses

Simple Internet Marketing For Small Businesses | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
We talk a lot about Search Engine Optimization or SEO. That is one of the most important things a small business website needs. Optimized search engine results. It’s all about content and keywords.
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Small Business Search Marketing: My Best Articles of 2011

Small Business Search Marketing: My Best Articles of 2011 | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
Like pretty much everyone else who writes, I’ve been looking back at what I published here over the past 12 months. And like pretty much everyone else, I put together a list of my best articles of the year.
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Best WordPress Plugins List

Best WordPress Plugins List | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
BEST WORDPRESS PLUGINS (SOME FREE SOME PREMIUM PAID)
Free WP Plugins from PluginBuddy.com
 
Every WordPress site/blog must have a backup plan, especially BEFORE upgrading to a new version of WordPress.
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Video Marketing Trends in 2012

Video Marketing Trends in 2012 | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
I’ve been asked to make a few predictions about the future of video. As Yogi Berra might have said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
Nevertheless, I’ve learned a thing or two from the author ...
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SEO Pricing: 600+ Agencies Share Costs of Services & Pricing Models

SEO Pricing: 600+ Agencies Share Costs of Services & Pricing Models | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
Posted by randfish
Near the end of December 2011, we ran a survey on this blog asking consultants and agencies of all sizes and geographies to contribute their pricing models and cost structures.
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Predictions for Local (via Chris Smith)

Predictions for Local (via Chris Smith) | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
I’m feeling too tired right now to do predictions for local 2012. Maybe I’ll do some later. For now Chris Smith has some thoughtful things to say over at SEL about local in 2012.
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Best Google Places Troubleshooting Posts (2011 – Early 2012)

Best Google Places Troubleshooting Posts (2011 – Early 2012) | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
Having problems with Google Places?  Of course you are!
Local Google is a minefield of bugs, glitches, often-murky “Quality Guidelines,” sudden algorithm changes, and possibly unethical competitors.
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10 Form Optimization Tips For Landing Pages

10 Form Optimization Tips For Landing Pages | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
Over the years, I’ve done a lot of work with form optimization. In this article, I’ll cover some tried and true form optimization tips.
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How To Get The Equivalent Of $100K in PPC Ads For Free

How To Get The Equivalent Of $100K in PPC Ads For Free | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
Posted by scanlinThis post was originally in YouMoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author's views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of SEOmoz, Inc.
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SEO Monitoring Tools and Tips

SEO Monitoring Tools and Tips | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
Posted by willcritchlow
In the real world, things go wrong. While we might all wish that everything we did was "fix once, stay fixed", that's rarely the case.
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Syndicating Your PowerPoint Marketing Video

Syndicating Your PowerPoint Marketing Video | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
This is Part 7 of a series about how to create marketing videos for your business using Powerpoint slides.
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Make Your Website Mobile Web Ready

Make Your Website Mobile Web Ready | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
If you look back just 15 years, you would never have thought that you could do all the things you can do with smart phones. You certainly never thought you could access the Internet from your cell phone, right?
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Top 14 Things Marketers Need to Know About QR Codes

Top 14 Things Marketers Need to Know About QR Codes | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
I recently spoke at SES New York on best practices for mobile marketing with QR codes. Here's a follow-up crash course on tools, tactics, and best practices to confidently help you jumpstart a 2D barcode marketing campaign.
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Ramp Up Your Mailing Lists

Ramp Up Your Mailing Lists | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
For small businesses, making more sales is what keeps your doors open. We have talked about a lot of ways to boost your business and get your name out there.
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Part 7 – Making Advertising Sales to Small Business Owners

Part 7 – Making Advertising Sales to Small Business Owners | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
This will be the finale post on creating local search websites. If you’re just joining, the previous six posts have covered how to launch and profit from local listing websites.
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Local Domains & Websites Strategies with Local WordPress Themes

Local Domain & Website Strategies By Jeff Schwerdt If you want easy to use 1-click installation of over 8 premium WordPress Themes try this WordPress hosting, premium themes and premium plugins service www.MyWebWeaverElite.com use coupon code =...
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Data to Help Your Clients Strategize for 2012

Data to Help Your Clients Strategize for 2012 | Streamlined Local Search News | Scoop.it
I know that there are clients that do not really understand why SEO’s and Internet Marketers are recommending different online marketing strategies.  I also know what it is like to explain the whys and hows (and dealing with the one difficult...
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Predictions For Local Search In 2012 - Year Of The Dragon

Predictions For Local Search In 2012 - Year Of The Dragon | Streamlined Local Search News | 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.
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