Local Search

Google Changes Places Page Rules for Local Search

Posted by on July 28, 2011 at 9:17 pm

It seems Google has changed things up again for SEO professionals. They have changed some of the emphasis on the Google Places page for local search. For a full report, click here: http://searchengineland.com/google-overhauls-place-pages-emphasizes-reviews-kills-citations-86914 It seems citations aren’t as important on the places page, of they don’t place as prominently on the page as they once […]

Why You Should Care About Google Place Pages

Posted by on March 17, 2011 at 9:48 am

1. Your customers are looking for you online 20% of searches have local intent and it will increase in the years to come. 2. Google Places acts as a one-stop-shop for your brand Some people don’t like the idea that Google places page can pull people away from the company website, but it is probably […]

New Local Search Video

Posted by on February 2, 2011 at 8:44 am

I spent all day working on a video for businesses to watch. Really. All day. From 8 am to 3 am the next morning. It is fun to work on, but it always takes longer than I think it will. What is the video about? It is about how Google’s Local Search rankings have improved […]

Local Business Rankings

Posted by on January 26, 2011 at 9:13 am

Google recently released a video explaining how their local search results products work. Local search is a great way for local businesses to compete with the big dogs. If I am looking for a dentist, I don’t want one in New York. Nothing against New York, but I am in southern California. Google serves up […]

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