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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

Is Google's New Local Algorithm 'Pigeon' for the Birds?

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Google rolled out a new local ranking algorithm that more closely mimics traditional organic search ranking -- but some queries have lost the 7-pack results entirely, pushing many local businesses off Page 1 altogether. Google rolled out a new local ranking algorithm that more closely mimics traditional organic search ranking -- but some queries have lost the 7-pack results entirely, pushing many local businesses off Page 1 altogether. 0 Comments

315 Businesses Boost Rankings by Optimizing Their Google+ Local Pages [Study]

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After enhancing their Google+ profiles, the businesses increased the instances in which they ranked in the top seven local positions by 179 percent, in the top two positions by 399 percent, and in the third through fifth positions by 97 percent. After enhancing their Google+ profiles, the businesses increased the instances in which they ranked in the top seven local positions by 179 percent, in the top two positions by 399 percent, and in the third through fifth positions by 97 percent. 0 Comments

Local Business Calling; Is Google Further Monetizing Local?

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Google is likely using its newly launched phone support for Google+ Local Pages listing verification to help secure its lock on the market, which will help keep Google’s maps the most accurate and create a pool of potential paying customers. Google is likely using its newly launched phone support for Google+ Local Pages listing verification to help secure its lock on the market, which will help keep Google’s maps the most accurate and create a pool of potential paying customers. 0 Comments