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Google Gets Hyper-Localized With Web & Mobile Shopping

Google recently released two new features that will likely send shockwaves through the e-commerce and digital marketing communities. The first e-commerce game changer is the upcoming global availability of Product Listing Ads for local...

Bing Shows Hustle With Places Expansion to UK, Canada

Bing is working harder than ever before to capture some additional share of the search engine market lately. The search engine has rolled out an integration with Pinterest , making it possible for more advertisers to use click-to-call...

Bing Will Show Local Product Data

Microsoft and Local Corporation announced a deal last week that will see data from the latter’s Krillion shopping platform (which it acquired in 2011) appear in Bing’s local search results. Bing has long been known as friendly...

Yelp Gets Serious about Reviews

Reviews are no joke over at Yelp headquarters. The local discovery platform averages 108 million monthly unique visitors who visit the service to discover businesses and make spending choices. Most of these visitors also take a gander...

Become a SoLoMo Superstar with WordPress

Today's savviest blogs and brands understand the importance of a seamless social-local-mobile experience not only for the experience of end-users, but also for visibility on the search engines. WordPress, by far the most used CMS...

10 Local Apps Driving Traffic (And Conversions)

Now-a-days, smartphones are intertwined into our everyday lives – from conducting tasks as simple as sending a text message, to more robust functions like discovering popular restaurants when in an unfamiliar area. And while...

Where Users Click in Google Local Carousel

The release of the Local Carousel by Google is raising several interesting questions among the search marketing community – namely, where users are clicking in the new layout. New research from Denver-based Internet Marketing...

Local Google Carousel in Focus

Google users, and the local businesses looking to attract them into their stores, have begun noticing the new Carousel layout for local search results. The search results design feature has been available on Nexus slates and the iPad...

5+ User Review Websites Critical to Small Businesses

Thanks to the Internet, word-of-mouth reviews spread like wildfire – which can be both a good and bad thing for merchants. Since consumers tend to trust the opinions of their peers more than anything else, user reviews are a very...

Kenshoo and CityGrid Team Up for a Local Partnership

A new partnership between two local marketing platforms aims to help brands better manage, monitor and optimize their local listings and ad campaigns. Digital marketing provider Kenshoo has teamed up with local content network CityGrid...

Circl Links Online Promotions to In-Store Traffic

A new startup is helping local merchants link online promotions to in-store traffic. Local business promotions platform Circl helps businesses convert Facebook fans, Twitter followers and email subscribers into measurable customers...

New Google Places for Business Dashboard

Last week, Google revealed a new look, feel and (most importantly) functionality for its Google Places for Business dashboard. The changes will roll out over the next few weeks, but let’s take a closer look to see what all the...

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Google Updates Local Listing Guidelines

UPDATE: Google local listings to support individual business departments and multiple practitioner listings - LINK...

Most SMBs Don’t Stay Current with Local Listings

A new study from Constant Contact’s local discovery platform, SinglePlatform, reveals that even though 85 percent of small businesses (SMBs) believe it is important for their company to be discoverable on major search sites like...

4 Ways to Go Local on Google+

While Google+ is not the most popular site on the 'Net, when it comes to social networks, it is certainly one of the most important. This is especially true for local businesses, because maintaining a profile on Google+ not only...

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