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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...

Yelp Adds Health Scores

Would you eat at a restaurant that scored less than perfect on a 100-point health score? What would be your cut off; ninety, eighty? Thanks to a recent Yelp announcement, you may have to decide. According to Yelp’s blog, the...

Ranking Facebook Pages by Country

Brands can now see how their Facebook Page ranks with local fans thanks to the new Local Page Ranks tool from Socialbakers. The social media analytics provider released the tool to help companies discover where the majority of their...

Going Local on Facebook in 2013

As the social Web continues to expand with more ways for brands to connect with their customers, there is still one network that outperforms the rest – Facebook. This is because the world’s largest social network allows...

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