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Google Changes Places Page Rules for Local Search

Published on July 28, 2011 By Shaun

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 […]

The Top 10 Reasons to Have a Website (Part 2)

Published on May 13, 2011 By Shaun

This is the second page of “The Top 10 Reasons To Have A Website” If you missed the first page, click here (to page 1) –> 6. A huge number of people are on the Internet. People are on the Internet, looking for businesses and researching products. That is a given. However, with the advent […]

Why You Should Care About Google Place Pages

Published on March 17, 2011 By Shaun

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

Published on February 2, 2011 By Shaun

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

Published on January 26, 2011 By Shaun

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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