Category Archives: Google Maps

Google Maps Training By Mike Blumenthal – A Review

As you already know, working in search marketing, change happens at light speed (byte speed for the punster) and continuing education and training is critical. When it came time to redefine our local seo procedure for all the recent changes, … Continue reading

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Google Maps Favorite Place Badge – Help Yourself

I read Matt McGee’s post on promoting Google Favorite Place status on more than just your window and I thought how right he is! The problem is I couldn’t find a badge to display on the site. So, we created … Continue reading

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The Most Important Analytics In Local Search

The analytics of local search are different than e-commerce; avg. time on site, pages/visit & bounce rate are largely measures of engagement and e-commerce. Yet, us local searcherati try to fit these square pegs into our round holes. Why? Because … Continue reading

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Google Maps Provides Good Results For County Search

Go to Yahoo, et al. and do a search for a ‘business type’ and select your home county as the ‘geography’, you will get a message saying something like; “we are not able to find that location”. Not on … Continue reading

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Securing A Top 3 Spot in Google Maps

Allpages is the key to ranking in Google Maps. I haven’t tested this or anything but it seem logical. Allpages is the only Internet Yellow Pages I’ve found that does not allow business owners to add their listing to the … Continue reading

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