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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How to Do the Right SEO Keyword Research

Improve the optimization of your site and you increase the likelihood the search engines will display your content prominently in their results. But doing so requires a lot more than a few SEO tricks. It's about lots and lots of research and here's how to get started.


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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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