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    How Reviews and Ratings are Driving Local Search

    How Reviews and Ratings are Driving Local Search

    This trend will continue to increase the impact of reviews on local businesses. While everyone has always been a critic, review sites and search engines are …
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    By Tim Evans on November 29, 2013 | Local Search | A comment?
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    Major Update: Google Places for Business Dashboard To Include Review Monitoring

    Google Intros the Mother of All SMB Review Blumenthals.com

    http://blumenthals.com

    Mon, 25 Nov 2013 19:38:32 GMT

    Google has announced on the Google and Your Business blog today that they have rolled out what appears to be the mother of all review monitoring systems.

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    By Tim Evans on November 27, 2013 | Local Search | A comment?
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    Local SEO: 5 Tips to Conquer Your Local Market

    Local SEO: 5 Tips to Conquer Your Local Market

    Selecting the correct keywords is an important part of the local search engine optimization process. Each business needs to identify the search terms that will …
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    Top Ranking Factors For Local Businesses

    If you own a small local business, one of the things you need to consider is establishing … However, because Google+ shares information with search engines, …
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    By admin on November 26, 2013 | Local Search | A comment?
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    Local Search and Reviews Go Hand in Hand

    Local Consumer Review Survey 2013 – BrightLocal

    http://www.brightlocal.comTue, 25 Jun 2013 13:59:52 GMT

    Understand how online reviews influence the opinions & purchasing behaviour of consumers when selecting which local businesses to use.

    What are customers saying about your business?

    By Tim Evans on July 29, 2013 | Local Search | A comment?

    Local Mobile Search is Growing and Both Google and Facebook Want Those Local Searches

    Facebook vs. Google Mobile: Local Search Smackdown – Who’s

    http://www.brightlocal.comFri, 24 May 2013 09:30:25 GMT

    How do Google and Facebook compare on mobile local search experience?

    The market leaders go head to head; Jacob Puhl evaluates their constantly changing features.

    By admin on May 29, 2013 | Local Search | A comment?

    Facebook App running 2nd in Local Searches behind Google Maps but ahead of Mapquest, Bing/Apple Maps

    Facebook App Used More than Mapquest, Bing for Local Search

    http://screenwerk.comMon, 01 Apr 2013 18:12:31 GMT

    Study: Facebook App Used More than Mapquest, Bing for Local Search. Tweet. Google Maps on iOS Last week comScore, Neustar/Localeze and 15 Miles released their 6th local search study. It’s a mix of behavioral and

    By Tim Evans on April 16, 2013 | Local Search | A comment?

    New Look for Google Plus Local Place Pages

    Here is a quick snapshot of the new look for Google+ Local Place Pages!   Link to more info…

    New Look for Google Plus Places Page March 6 2013

    And here is a snapshot of the old look!Snapshot of previous Google Places layout

    By Tim Evans on March 6, 2013 | Local Search | A comment?

    Local Search is Going Mainstream

    40 Important Local Search Questions Answered | SEOmoz

    www.seomoz.org1/31/13

    Local has officially grown up, and it’s becoming a major force to be reckoned with. I received a ton of questions from my Mozinar about where local is headed, and I decided to dive deep into the answers. Make yourself a cup

    Ed Parsons, the Geospatial Technologist of Google,  indicated in a recent talk at Google PinPoint London 2012 that “about 1 in 3 of queries that people just type into a standard Google search bar are about places, they are about finding out information about locations. …this isn’t Google Maps just people normally looking at Google”. Blumenthals.com Local Search Blog

    By admin on February 6, 2013 | Local Search

    Local Search Facebook Style

    Facebook Jumps into Local Search – Website Magazine

    www.websitemagazine.com12/18/12

    Facebook just took a giant leap into local search. This is because the world’s largest social network has updated the “Nearby” feature in the company’s iOS and Android applications. The update makes it easier for users to

    By admin on December 20, 2012 | Local Search | A comment?

    Local Search Gone Local Mobile Search

    Mobile Ad Revenue Outlook: Local Search Leads the Way – Search

    searchenginewatch.com11/9/12

    50 percent of mobile search queries have local intent. One year ago that was 40 percent, and the year before that, it was about 30 percent. This should tell us something about mobile local search

    Apple v Google: How the Battle for Local Search Will Affect Your

    www.superdream.co.uk11/9/12

    Local search is becoming increasingly more important for local business. Find out how the Apple vs. Google battle will affect you.

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    By admin on November 26, 2012 | Local Search | A comment?