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Microsoft Upgrades NORAD Santa Tracker for Touch Screens - PC Magazine

Microsoft Upgrades NORAD Santa Tracker for Touch Screens - PC Magazine | WebAffect | Scoop.it
ABC News Microsoft Upgrades NORAD Santa Tracker for Touch Screens PC Magazine "Inspired by NORAD Tracks Santa's long history and the Claymation style classic holiday movies, the Internet Explorer team partnered with NORAD to rebuild the Web...
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The Real Reason Apple Bought Topsy - LinkedIn Today

The Real Reason Apple Bought Topsy - LinkedIn Today | WebAffect | Scoop.it
The Real Reason Apple Bought Topsy
LinkedIn Today
To get into marketing analytics, according to Erika Morphy on Forbes.
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Google: We Can Show Stars if We Want to!

Google: We Can Show Stars if We Want to! | WebAffect | Scoop.it
Last week in It Really Is a Google World and We Are All Just Living in It, David Mihm observed that the bulk of content above the fold was Google's.

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Authorship and Rich Snippets! Are you doing it? I bet you're not if you had a bunch of bad business reviews. Who would think CTR would increase so much by adding a little photo.

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Raphael Doctah Love's curator insight, January 10, 2013 5:38 AM

Do you have stars on your site?

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Optimization for Service Area Businesses - Free InsideLocal Webinar

Optimization for Service Area Businesses - Free InsideLocal Webinar | WebAffect | Scoop.it
Optimization for Service Area Businesses In our next webinar, December 5th , we explore the main issues that Service Area Businesses (SABs) face with

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How to do the Local Search Truffle Shuffle - Greg Gifford

How to do the Local Search Truffle Shuffle - Greg Gifford | WebAffect | Scoop.it

Just found Greg Gifford's slideshare preso from Pubcon. Greg is a regular here and does awesome graphics and as you'll see very entertaining presentations too. This presentation was about how to build rep, links, citations and doing social interaction for unpopular verticals like car dealerships.


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Adam Donkus's curator insight, May 1, 2013 3:29 PM

some very good nugets here..

 

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Evolution of the Local Algorithm - Whiteboard Friday

Evolution of the Local Algorithm - Whiteboard Friday | WebAffect | Scoop.it
We've come a long way since the early 2000's, and local SEO has changed tremendously since the beginning of online search.

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New Google+ Local Review Update & Bugs PLUS 3rd Party Review Counts MIA

New Google+ Local Review Update & Bugs PLUS 3rd Party Review Counts MIA | WebAffect | Scoop.it

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes… New Zagat update, some bugginess and some unknowns.

 

Conspiracy theories abound... See latest updates post #3 - 6.

 

More commentary coming and waiting on some answers from Google about the bugs.


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Removing Duplicate Listings from Different Business Directories

Removing Duplicate Listings from Different Business Directories | WebAffect | Scoop.it
How to Remove Duplicate Listings from Different Business Directories...
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10 Tips On How To Use Google Plus Hangouts - Business 2 Community

10 Tips On How To Use Google Plus Hangouts - Business 2 Community | WebAffect | Scoop.it
Business 2 Community 10 Tips On How To Use Google Plus Hangouts Business 2 Community The following is a detailed account of what I have found to be the perfect recipe for hosting a Google Hangout on Air and, if executed correctly, can offer a vast...
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I've never done Hangouts, but they are easy to rank...

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Even if the Feds Let Them Fly, Amazon's Delivery Drones Are Still Nonsense - Wired

Even if the Feds Let Them Fly, Amazon's Delivery Drones Are Still Nonsense - Wired | WebAffect | Scoop.it
Even if the Feds Let Them Fly, Amazon's Delivery Drones Are Still Nonsense
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While maps are becoming ever-more granular, Amazon would have to engineer some serious precision into its drones in order to avoid, say, messing up an order to my house.
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This is great. Don't care if it works, but something good/bad will come of it:)

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Why Do I Have No Sales? Google Analytics Answers (A Case Study) | Search Engine People | Toronto

Why Do I Have No Sales? Google Analytics Answers (A Case Study) | Search Engine People | Toronto | WebAffect | Scoop.it
You put time and effort into your marketing. So why are your sales lower than you'd expect? This case study shows how to use Google Analytics to find out.

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Brian Botts's curator insight, June 9, 2013 10:28 AM

Less than 50% of my clients even have an analytic on their site, and if they do, it's on one page or they don't track anything. Good for us I guess:)

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Cogitation on innovation - Diginomica

Cogitation on innovation - Diginomica | WebAffect | Scoop.it
Cogitation on innovation
Diginomica
“But there will be some CIOs who just say 'we have our plans and our three year road maps'.” Hanging ...
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Why Do I Have No Sales? Google Analytics Answers (A Case Study) | Search Engine People | Toronto

Why Do I Have No Sales? Google Analytics Answers (A Case Study) | Search Engine People | Toronto | WebAffect | Scoop.it
You put time and effort into your marketing. So why are your sales lower than you'd expect? This case study shows how to use Google Analytics to find out.

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Less than 50% of my clients even have an analytic on their site, and if they do, it's on one page or they don't track anything. Good for us I guess:)

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Google Starts To Downplay Zagat Scores; It Should Ditch Them Altogether

Google Starts To Downplay Zagat Scores; It Should Ditch Them Altogether | WebAffect | Scoop.it
Google is changing the way it collects local business reviews and displays them in search results, making the Zagat score a less prominent piece of information.
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Syncing Your Google Plus and +Local Pages: Plusses and Minuses | Mihmorandum

Syncing Your Google Plus and +Local Pages: Plusses and Minuses | Mihmorandum | WebAffect | Scoop.it
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Google+ Local update makes it easier to post reviews

Google+ Local update makes it easier to post reviews | WebAffect | Scoop.it
New rating system will contribute to scores for venues on Google+ Local searches. Plus, the reviews are social. Read this article by Casey Newton on CNET News. (#NEWS New rating system will contribute to scores for venues on Google+ Local searches.
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