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Centralizing Location Data: 3 Steps to Local SEO Success

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National-local businesses with locations opening, closing or moving should take inventory of local business data and put processes in place to ensure it is constantly updated. National-local businesses with locations opening, closing or moving should take inventory of local business data and put processes in place to ensure it is constantly updated. 0 Comments

Yelp Trends Reveals What's Hot or Not Locally, But Beware of Unreliable Data

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Yelp Trends works like any search engine, except you can compare multiple search terms in the context of one city. Reviews are from 98 cities in 20 countries, so there is a wealth of information to play with, but how much of that data is viable? To power Trends, Yelp draws upon data it has accumulated from user reviews over the past 10 years. But how much of that data is viable? 0 Comments

Google Local Carousel Results: Where Do Users Click Most?

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Two search agencies conducted experiments to find out where searchers clicked when presented with a local Google search results page featuring the new carousel that was recently launched. Find out where people clicked and why. Two search agencies conducted experiments to find out where searchers clicked when presented with a local Google search results page featuring the new carousel that was recently launched. Find out where people clicked and why. 0 Comments

Geolocation Changes Google Keyword Rankings 69% of Time [Report]

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Your website may rank for a keyword in the top 30 on Google in one location, but it may not rank for that same keyword across all other locations, according to a new report from Linkdex examining companies that operate in multiple locations. Your website may rank for a keyword in the top 30 on Google in one location, but it may not rank for that same keyword across all other locations, according to a new report from Linkdex examining companies that operate in multiple locations. 0 Comments

Where to Land the Best Paying PPC Jobs [Infographic]

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Looking for a career in the pay-per-click (PPC) advertising field? New York City and Chicago have the most open PPC positions, but it seems third place San Jose is home to some of the highest paying PPC jobs, according to Onward Search. Looking for a career in the pay-per-click (PPC) advertising field? New York City and Chicago have the most open PPC positions, but it seems third place San Jose is home to some of the highest paying PPC jobs, according to Onward Search. 0 Comments

Google AdWords Adds ZIP Code Targeting, Location Insertion; Updates Location Targeting

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Google will allow you to tag up to 1,000 ZIP codes within the U.S. using AdWords Location Targeting. Location insertion for local extensions will help you create custom local ads. And four enhancements are coming to advanced location targeting. Google will allow you to tag up to 1,000 ZIP codes within the U.S. using AdWords Location Targeting. Location insertion for local extensions will help you create custom local ads. And four enhancements are coming to advanced location targeting. 0 Comments

Meet the Experts at SES Chicago 2011

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A fabulous lineup of speakers, practitioners, and best-selling authors are ready to break into roundtables to meet, greet, and answer your search and social questions personally and in full during our annual Midwest online marketing bonanza. A fabulous lineup of speakers, practitioners, and best-selling authors are ready to break into roundtables to meet, greet, and answer your search and social questions personally and in full during our annual Midwest online marketing bonanza. 0 Comments

YouTube Insult Generator Extracts (Some) Value from Trolls

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Let's be honest, YouTube comments most reflect the sess pool side of the internet. However Adrian Holovaty realized there might be some value to extract as they count as a sort of semistructured information. So he created a search engine for insults. Let's be honest, YouTube comments most reflect the sess pool side of the internet. However Adrian Holovaty realized there might be some value to extract as they count as a sort of semistructured information. So he created a search engine for insults. 0 Comments

Lawsuit Accuses comScore of Major Privacy Violations

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A lawsuit accuses comScore of recording private consumer information (including social security numbers and payment data), manipulating computer security settings without authorization, and embedding their software in other applications. A lawsuit accuses comScore of recording private consumer information (including social security numbers and payment data), manipulating computer security settings without authorization, and embedding their software in other applications. 0 Comments

No Food Or Pillows, But You Can Get Google Chromebooks On Flights

Taking cloud computing to new heights this summer, Virgin America and Google have teamed up to give people flying on select flights from San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, or Dallas-Fort Worth the chance to use a Chromebook during their flights. Taking cloud computing to new heights this summer, Virgin America and Google have teamed up to give people flying on select flights from San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, or Dallas-Fort Worth the chance to use a Chromebook during their flights. 0 Comments

New Search App Could Make Hooking Up A Lot Easier

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Singles are always looking for bars with the right percentage of potential partners. Using facial recognition software, SceneTap is an app that can tell you the ratio of men to women at participating bars. However, will it be a hit with the ladies? Singles are always looking for bars with the right percentage of potential partners. Using facial recognition software, SceneTap is an app that can tell you the ratio of men to women at participating bars. However, will it be a hit with the ladies? 0 Comments