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Bing Adds More Yelp to Local Search

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Bing and Yelp are teaming up to provide more local information. Bing's U.S. users will see significantly more Yelp data included directly on Bing search results pages in the center column – including images, reviews, star ratings, and more. Bing and Yelp are teaming up to provide more local information. Bing's U.S. users will see significantly more Yelp data included directly on Bing search results pages in the center column – including images, reviews, star ratings, and more. 0 Comments

Google+ Local Marketing Pilot Programs for Large Brands Show Promise

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Opportunity abounds for nimble brands that embrace Google+. Local marketers have a new but challenging opportunity to tackle. Here's why brands should launch a local marketing Google+ pilot program and which metrics to focus on and track. Opportunity abounds for nimble brands that embrace Google+. Local marketers have a new but challenging opportunity to tackle. Here's why brands should launch a local marketing Google+ pilot program and which metrics to focus on and track. 0 Comments

Google+, Google Maps, YouTube Apps Get Update, Search App Leaks Early

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Google has released new iterations of several major apps, including Google+, Google Maps, and YouTube. The Google Search app is also due to get an update in the near future, based on a blog post that vanished from Google's Mobile blog. Google has released new iterations of several major apps, including Google+, Google Maps, and YouTube. The Google Search app is also due to get an update in the near future, based on a blog post that vanished from Google's Mobile blog. 0 Comments

Google Revamps Places Design, Removes Off-Site Reviews

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Google has revisited the design of its Places pages. The new look is cleaner, involves more calls to action, and – most importantly – removes all the reviews that were being imported from competing sites. Google has revisited the design of its Places pages. The new look is cleaner, involves more calls to action, and – most importantly – removes all the reviews that were being imported from competing sites. 0 Comments

6 Ways to Use Social Media to Boost Local Search Results

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Local marketers have embraced social media, and in so doing have discovered half-a-dozen different platforms which divide their attention, effort and time. What is the one most important tactic per platform to impact local search results? Local marketers have embraced social media, and in so doing have discovered half-a-dozen different platforms which divide their attention, effort and time. What is the one most important tactic per platform to impact local search results? 0 Comments