Local Marketing


Tips, advice and news about local marketing for your small business, whether through search engines. Google+ Local, Yahoo Local, yellow pages, directories, and more.

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12 Point Local SEO Checklist

If you want your small business website to come out top of the heap in search results, don't leave anything to chance. Here's a local SEO checklist you may want to look through -- to make sure your online presence isn't lost in the shuffle.


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Google Home Service Ads Expand, Adds Electricians and HVAC

Google Home Services is expanding to include a few new service professionals, namely HVAC pros and electricians. Check out where these services can be marketed through Google and how the service works for local service professionals.


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Savvy Local SEO Tips for Google My Business

New data from BrightLocal shows that small businesses are wise to invest in their local digital marketing efforts above all else if they're intent on getting the best return on their investment.


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Big List of How to Pay it Forward in Business

Giving back to the community that's made your small business a success is a great way to pay it forward. The goodwill you dispense can have a lasting impact on your future success. Check out this BIG list of ways your small business can pay it forward.


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Local Small Business SEO: Why Your Business Needs It

SEO is changing and it's important that any small business perform it for their websites. Check out these 6 reasons why it's imperative that local small businesses use SEO for the websites.


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5 Ways to Improve Local Visibility Online

Creating an online presence for your small business is a great way to expand your presence beyond local borders. But managing that online presence following these tips will improve your local visibility online at the same time.


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How to Dominate Local Search with Multiple Locations

You know the importance of maintaining a strong company website. But what if your business has multiple locations? How can you optimize search results to let customers know which location is closest to them?


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Google Plus Local Pages Get Redesign

Google has updated the look of Google Plus Local pages, removing some pertinent information from the social site. How will this affect your small business?





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