Local SEO

In The News - Big Business For Small Businesses In Local SEO

There's big business for small businesses when it comes to local SEO. Do you understand how important local SEO is ? If you're a small business, do you have a local SEO strategy. Billions of people are searching for local companies and when the numbers look that good, local SEO isn't something to be ignored.

https://goldminddigital.com/local-seo-strategies-for-small-businesses/

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In The News - Google Plus And Google Local Hints To Possible Changes

I Have A Secret Google Plus Hints To Local Website Serp Results Change

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There's so much flux going on in Google land (isn't that always the case) and with that said, many things Google related are getting affected such as Google Local listings. Does that concern you at all ? It looks like Google is making changes in the relationship between Google Plus and Google Local.

https://www.seroundtable.com/google-testing-local-pack-without-plus-links-20706.html

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In The News - How To Improve Your Local SEO In 9 Steps

How To Do It Better Local SEO

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Improving your visibility for your local business involves steps that you can take in your local SEO. Discovering these steps can leverage your local business over your competitors that aren't following the same steps that you need to take to improve where your site is sitting organically.

http://www.inc.com/samuel-edwards/9-steps-to-improve-your-local-seo-strategy.html

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In The News - User Behavior Affecting Local SEO

Be Good Behavior Local SEO

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There are a number of things that can affect your local SEO. Of those things that notably have some affect on it would be "user behavior". Some would say, well sure.. that's going to affect it but what aspects of user behavior should you be focused on that can have positive effects on your local SERPS.

http://www.seop.com/blog/how-user-behavior-may-impact-local-seo.html

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In The News - Local SEO Quiz Questions

Quiz Me Question Mark Smarty Pants

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It's fair to say that there are tons of people that think they know a thing or two about SEO. The local SEO quiz from Moz puts your knowledge to the test. So if you think you've got what it takes why don't you come on over and take the quiz and lets see how you fair against the rest of the so called experts.

http://moz.com/blog/local-search-expert-quiz

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In The News - New Year Local SEO

New Year Local SEO Search Engine Optimization

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A new year doesn't mean that things have changed in terms of your goals for online visibility on the local SEO side of things. The bottom line is that if you're into local Google still matters and plays a big role in your efforts online.

http://inboundmarketing.avantivision.com/blog/5-tips-to-get-started-on-local-seo-in-the-new-year

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In The News - Local Citations And Local Ranking Inconsistency

Local SEO And Local Citations Consistency Is Key

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So you know that local rankings if you're a local business is a big deal. So you'd think that after getting your citations done that your ranking would start to climb therefore increasing your visibility.. For many that is not the case and taking a critical look at your citations could be the cause.

http://searchengineland.com/citation-inconsistency-no1-issue-affecting-local-ranking-210643

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In The News - Holiday SEO Search Engine Optimization Tips

Holiday SEO Search Engine Optimization

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If there's one thing we can all agree on is that when the holidays come around, holiday SEO is essential. Being able to reap the benefits of the frantic sense of urgency that people have during these brief moments in the year can lead to big dividends for businesses big and small.

http://news360.com/article/263668037#

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In The News - Local Business And SEO Search Engine Optimization

Local Business And SEO Search Engine Optimization

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If you're a local business, you may not think that getting on the search engine optimization bandwagon will lead to a lot of benefit for your business. A re-evaluation of such thinking is probably in order. Statistics show that when people search from smartphones for any number of items, visiting local stores that are discovered from those searches is typical consumer behavior.

http://smallbiztrends.com/2014/10/google-report-local-focus-on-seo.html

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In The News - White Hat Link Building Strategies

Whitehat Link Building Strategies

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While there's speculation as to whether whitehat is really all that and a bag of chips, the truth is that whitehat strategies tend to win the SEO race. When websites get penalized after algo updates, those that stick with whitehat strategies move up to replace those suspect websites that have gained higher rankings through poor link building techniques.

http://www.searchenginepeople.com/blog/4-white-hat-link-building-tactics.html

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In The News - Web Design And SEO - Does It Matter

Search Engine Optimization And Website Design

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You know SEO and all the in's and out's of optimizing your website and that's all that matters right ? Get the links in right all the right places and your visitors will love your website ? Well there's more to consider than knowledge of SEO alone and design is critically important too even when it comes to your link building efforts.

http://www.searchenginejournal.com/seo-101-design-matters-link-acquisition/117627/

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In The News - Competing With SEO Giants And Big Business

Competing With SEO Giants And Big Businesses

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So you're a small company or business that is basically a little fish in a sea of SEO giants and big businesses that have a lot more cash and presence online than you do. How do you compete ? Is it even possible ?

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/238620

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In The News - Apple Launches Maps Connect For Local Listings

Apple Maps Connect For Local Listings

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For those of you that are all about local, this announcement is right up your alley. While Apple is known to release products in grandiose fashion, this one on the other hand was very subtle, however it's definitely worth a trial run if you're into the local game.

http://searchengineland.com/apple-launches-maps-connect-self-service-local-listings-portal-206349

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In The News - Important SEO Search Engine Optimization Page Elements

SEO Search Engine Optimization Page Elements

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From Twitter cards, to H1 tags to schema markup tags, it's all important in the realm of SEO and the page elements that you should be paying attention to. The infographic provides information on this these elements and others that deserve consideration as you evaluate the pages on your website.

http://www.business2community.com/infographics/important-technical-page-seo-elements-infographic-01037087

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In The News - Local SEO And Multiple Cities

Local SEO Search Engine Optimization And Multiple Cities

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Ranking for multiple cities isn't the most difficult thing to do, but if you're not doing it right then you will find it difficult to achieve that goal. These are tips that will help you focus on the cities that you want to rank in if you're looking to do that for more than one.

http://www.business2community.com/seo/local-seo-ranking-website-multiple-locations-01037617

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In The News - Google Pagerank Updates Are Gone - Most Likely

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John Mueller On Google Pagerank Updates

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Well John Mueller is in the news stating during a Google Hangout that Google Pagerank will probably not be getting updated any longer. Not guaranteed but it is highly unlikely that there will be another update.

http://www.searchenginejournal.com/google-will-probably-updating-toolbar-pagerank-john-mueller-confirms/117691/

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In The News - Ranking With Local SEO What You Need To Know

How To Rank With Local SEO

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This is a comprehensive infographic on everything you need to know about getting ranked using local SEO. Some markets are definitely easier than others to get ranked, but from top to bottom this is a very informative graphic to use in your local SEO ranking campaigns and efforts.

http://www.marketingtechblog.com/how-to-rank-local-seo/

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In The News - How To Use 2 Tools For Keyword Research

How to Use SEMrush And How To Use Wikipedia For Keyword Research

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Two major titans known as SEMRush and Wikipedia can be used for keyword research. Obviously without keyword research you're pretty lifeless in the water, so tools that can help you to expedite the process or make it more effective are critical. This is just another outlet to meaningful keyword research.

http://www.semrush.com/blog/12820

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In The News - Good Keyword Research Means Traffic

Just Do It Keyword Research

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Keyword research may seem like a major pain in the butt, but without it you're the boat that's drowning in an ocean of others that are easily staying afloat. While it may be a huge inconvenience to perform keyword research, the benefits definitely outweigh the inconveniences that it may present.

http://www.business2community.com/seo/keyword-research-gets-traffic-website-01018898

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