Local Search

SEO Tips for 2013: Author Rank, Co-occurrence and More

SEO Tips for 2013

2012 has been a volatile year for the search engine optimization industry. Google released a number of algorithm updates, including the Exact Match Domain (EMD) update, 13 Panda updates, changes to actual search results pages, unnatural link warnings through Google Webmaster Tools, the Knowledge Graph, and the list goes on. If the past is any […]

Local Search Dream Team – Tips, Tools & Predictions

Local Search Dream Team – Tips, Tools & Predictions

In addition to the infamous Panda and Penguin updates, locally-focused business are going through a lot with constant changes to Google Places (now Google+ Local).  Not only is the platform often broken, leaving very little support to small businesses, the local search industry is quickly growing and evolving.  The majority of local businesses don’t have […]

SEO.com Goes Local: Presentations, Giveaways & Webinar For Local Search

SEO.com Goes Local - Presentations, Giveaways & Webinar For Local Search

Another great SLCSEM (Salt Lake City SEM professional organization) event has come and gone and left us with a ton of great information from one of the country’s leading experts in local search, David Mihm.  The timing for a local search meetup and having David as a speaker couldn’t have been more perfect as the […]

SEO.com Launches Local Search Service with Boostability.com Partnership; on Track for Record Year

SEO.com teams up with Boostability.com to offer small and medium-sized businesses the services and technology to efficiently leverage local SEO services that drive top rankings, increase website traffic and significantly boosts sales. SALT LAKE CITY — Up until now, SEO.com’s clientele was mostly made up of larger corporations and businesses with a bigger marketing budget. […]

Google Ends Community Editing In Maps

Google announced yesterday it has ended the “community edit” free-for-all in Google Maps. In the announcement Google said, “all community edits will be reviewed before they are shown.” For business owners doing Google Places optimization, this means that competitors and spammers will no longer be able to edit your business listing however they see fit, […]

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 […]