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Local Search Blog Posts

  • Andy Williams
    Mastering Local SEO - A Complete Guide (#EdgeBristol)

    Mastering Local SEOThis morning I am speaking at the On the Edge conference in Bristol on the subject of Mastering Local SEO. This post contains my slides and a summary of the presentation.

    Local SEO has evolved over the last year. Now more than ever online businesses need a local search strategy, regardless of whether they are targeting a nationwide, international or local audience.

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  • Anna Lewis
    Using Google Analytics To Improve Your Local SEO Campaign

    LocationsSEO is changing, it’s more important than ever to make sure that you are taking the best action for the future, and where better to start than in your target locations? Local SEO is pivotal to many businesses, from small independent shops and services to those with offices or outlets throughout the country and the world.

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  • Andy Williams
    Why You Need A Local SEO Campaign

    Local PointersThe importance of SEO can’t be under estimated, even in these ever changing times. Whilst the majority of online businesses favour a national campaign, without also running a Local SEO campaign your business could be missing traffic that should otherwise be yours. Does this sound familiar?

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  • Ali Moghadam
    Local SEO - Watch Out for Pigeons!

    Coogle, the Google PigeonThe urban pigeon is a relatively wily creature. Not cunning like a fox – more of a fearless perennial weed with wings, waddling amongst the human populace, waiting, waiting… The pigeon’s famous appetite for discarded chips and salty snacks is satisfied when these treats are dropped by passers-by. So; is Pigeon then an apt name for Google’s local search algorithm refresh, clearing the streets of Google one peck at a time? Can this post harbour the most bird references ever?

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  • Mark Mitchell
    How Big Brands Can Optimise Local Search in 2013: A 5-Point Plan

    Google localMark Mitchell provides a five step process designed to make the most of local search trends in the next 12 months and beyond.

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  • Andy Williams
    Google Places Reviews - Responding To Bad Reviews

    Google LogoI recently wrote about how important it is for businesses to gain reviews to help improve Google Places rankings, but what happens if you receive bad reviews or negative feedback?

    Well responding to bad reviews is possible if you have a verified Google Places profile.

    Negative feedback is very different to positive reviews you may have received. First off it is very easy to take them to heart, after all this is your business that someone is criticising. So try not to let your emotions take over. It is important to remain professional and treat the review just like you would a positive one.

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  • Andy Williams
    The Ultimate List of Local SEO Resources

    Local PointersIn 2011 I put together a list of 21 Local SEO resources to help those out who were looking to gain a better presence locally in Google. Since then Local SEO has become a highly important element of digital marketing.

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  • Graeme Benge
    How To Make The Most Of The New Google Maps

    bigstock-Old-Map-And-Compass-Concepts-6133078Another month goes by with yet another change in Google-world, this time Google Maps has got the treatment.

    In this post I take a look at the overhaul. There is a lot to take advantage of and the upgrade is yet another push from Google to get businesses to create Google+ Local pages.

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  • Andy Williams
    Google Places Redesign Makes Gaining Reviews Easier

    Google PlacesAs I am sure you will have seen by now, the design and layout of Google Places has recently changed.

    The new design appears to hint that more weight is now being put on reviews over any other element.

    The new big red box at the top of a Google Places page invites you to leave a review when before this wasn’t something so obviously promoted.

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  • Andy Williams
    Optimising Your Google Places Profile

    With Google’s focus on localised search results becoming more prominent, businesses are starting to become more aware of the need to have a Google Places profile.

    However in a majority of cases businesses are only setting up very basic profiles believing that having the listing verified is enough for them to start capturing local traffic.

    They have their profile, the address is included, so too is the website URL and they even have a category assigned, so why aren’t they appearing?

    Well there’s a little more to it than that and most business are overlooking some very important areas. Read more

  • Oliver Ewbank
    How to Target Multiple Locations on One Website

    If you’ve got a business spread over multiple locations and want to get a local search presence in each, what do you need to be doing?

    It’s a fairly common problem. A business develops a website and then wants to optimise it for each individual location where it has a physical store or premises. How exactly do you go about doing that?

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