A Couple of “Must Read” Blog Posts in Regards to Online Review Sites and Citation Building

Last week was crazy busy staying on top of blogs and articles relevant to Local Search and WordPress. My favorite blogs and forums include Blumenthal’s, LocalVisibilitySystem, ManageWP and the Local Search Forum – these are my “must read” that I frequent often. Occasionally, I’ll come across an excellent blog post and author on one ofContinue Reading Tagged With: , ,
Video Blog Post – Google’s New Carousel With Local Business Search Results

Video Blog Post – Google’s New Carousel With Local Business Search Results

On June 18th Google announced their new Carousel which displays search results for local restaurants, bars, hotels and local attractions such as museums on your desktop. Go and type in “restaurants” or Museums Boston” and you’ll see an interactive “carousel” of local results at the top of the page. This video blog post goes over what weContinue Reading

Google+ Local / Local Search Expert – Featuring Catalyst Local eMarketing

The past couple of years has been a tumultuous ride for the everyday business owner and internet marketing consultant in regards to Google+ Local (formally Google Places) and local search. Keeping up with Google’s never-ending changes and guidelines is an ongoing task. Through extensive research, working with Google+ Local clients, joining Google and Your Business Forum,Continue Reading

Welcome Google+ Local

Last Wednesday Google merged Google Places with Google+ creating Google+ Local. Google’s announcement on Google and Your Business Blog states “The first thing you’ll notice is the new layout and design for the listing for your business. All your basic business information is still available. And by streamlining the layout and putting more focus onContinue Reading

How To Claim Your Google Places Listing

  Google Places is a free listing Google provides all businesses. Since Google is the number one search engine most people use, it’s prime online marketing real-estate. When consumers search for your type of business, your goal is to appear on the first page of Google’s search results. You may say “I have a greatContinue Reading

Google Places New Look

Google Places is in constant change – what else is new! They continually test new ways to provide specific information about a place in the SERPs (search engine results pages).  This past week all the buzz is Google Places new look. Blog posts from the experts on local search include Mike Blumenthal, Optilocal, Phil Rozek,Continue Reading

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