Tag Archives: Local Search

Yellow Pages… Better Results Than Google?

I’ve been reading a lot lately about the death of the yellow pages, however, much of what I read is anecdotal. There is little doubt that yp usage is slipping but the reports I read would have you believe that … Continue reading

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Local Seo Is Easy… Just Create A Good Yellow Page Ad

The first site I got to the first of page of results for a specific keyword, I did so, quite by accident. When I designed the site I did so with PPC in mind and I included all the copy … Continue reading

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Local Domain Names… Still An Opportunity?

Checking out a domain auction recently, I noticed anyonebuthillary.com is on the block. Asking price? $25,000. So, far no takers, but it got me thinking about local domains. Have these started to take off in price too? You bet… check … Continue reading

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Yahoo! Shoved A Red Hot Poker Up The Backside Of My Linkless Local Sites

Yahoo! recently said, we’re rolling out some changes to our crawling, indexing, and ranking algorithms.” Is this to the detriment of the linkless local site? 2 Sites I manage that ranked well in Yahoo! for their industry+county disappeared. Both ranked … Continue reading

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5 Ideas To Raise The ROI OF Local’s Most Expensive Campaigns

If there is any doubt about the value in local, one needs only to saunter over to Spyfu, where the list of 1000 most expensive keywords (opens in new window) can be found. And take note that out of the … Continue reading

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