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How To Create A Google Places Listing In 10 Steps

How to Create a Google Places Listing in 10 Steps

It’s a no brainer that customers search online for local businesses, and if you’re not easily found you’re missing out on customers. If you’re a local business, you can get a head start on your local SEO efforts by creating a Google Places page in 10 easy steps. Google Places is a directory of business […]

The Secrets of Local Search Marketing (Webinar Summary)

  The Secrets of Local Search Marketing View more presentations from shuey03   Does local search engine optimization have you feeling frustrated beyond belief? Do you feel like you are doing everything you can to rank well in the seven pack and and blended local search results, but you just can’t get there? In this […]

Google Places Page Update Means You Need Google Native Reviews

Google Places updated its look after Google Maps, Google Calendar, Google Gmail and other applications. This looks like the final version that Google Places will roll out and from what I can tell it’s a worldwide release. There are a few major things right now from what I can see: Third-party reviews are gone (well, suppressed […]

New Update Means Businesses Must Tweak Google Places

When I search for something local, such as dog care for my awesome cocker spaniel, I hop on Google Maps to see what is close to me. In 2009,there were 27.5 million small businesses in the United States, according to Office of Advocacy estimates. As I was conversing yesterday on Twitter about all things SEO, […]

Now Businesses Can Respond To Google Places Reviews (Google Local)

Google announced today that it has given business owners a chance to respond to reviews that are submitted on their Google Places profile pages (formerly Google Local). The Facts About How To Respond To Reviews This new feature is available only for businesses with verified accounts. When you’re logged into your Google Account, you can […]

Google Local Business Center — Now Google Places

It is official, the Google Local Business Center is now called Google Places. This change comes as Google is shooting to re-brand their product around the Place Pages that they rolled out last fall. For those who don’t know, Place Pages are the business listing pages that are found in Google local searches. These pages […]