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Don’t Fall Victim to the Latest Online Listings Scam

Don’t Fall Victim to the Latest Online Listings Scam

I know, I know. I’m about to sound like a broken record. I’m about to remind you how important...

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Perfect Your Google My Business Listing in 5 Steps

Perfect Your Google My Business Listing in 5 Steps

When you run a small business that relies heavily on local search engine optimization (SEO), you know how important...

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[Video] Consumers Own Your Online Presence – Take It Back

[Video] Consumers Own Your Online Presence – Take It Back

When consumers search online, search engines like Google scour the web to deliver results they deem most helpful. Where...

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Get to Know Google’s Local Pack and How to Optimize for Local Search

Get to Know Google’s Local Pack and How to Optimize for Local Search

Is your business optimized for online local search? Do your customers typically live or work closeby? For most of...

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Small Business Saturday: The One Thing You Can’t Afford to Overlook

Small Business Saturday: The One Thing You Can’t Afford to Overlook

We recently shared our top tips for preparing for Small Business Saturday later this month, November 25. Top 5...

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You Have Incorrect Online Listings: Why, and How to Fix It

You Have Incorrect Online Listings: Why, and How to Fix It

The web is great at aggregating large amounts of data and sharing it where it sees most fit. So...

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Flip the Script: Use Online Listings to Counteract Negative Reviews

Flip the Script: Use Online Listings to Counteract Negative Reviews

Even if your business has 4 or 5 stars online with most of the online listings sites, most small...

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Prepping Your Business Listings in 2017

Prepping Your Business Listings in 2017

Call me Captain Obvious, but customers search for businesses online – they just do. And according to Google, 4...

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TOP NEWS STORIES AND TRENDS IN LOCAL BUSINESS 4/26

TOP NEWS STORIES AND TRENDS IN LOCAL BUSINESS 4/26

You could waste hours browsing the Web for local business news, and we know you don’t have the time. But, we...

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Are you ready for National Small Business Week?

Are you ready for National Small Business Week?

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), April 30 – May 6, 2017 is National Small Business Week...

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Top News Stories and Trends in Local Business 3/27

Top News Stories and Trends in Local Business 3/27

Who’s got the time anymore to troll news sites for the latest trends and news in local business news?...

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Top News Stories and Trends in Local Online Marketing 2/24

Top News Stories and Trends in Local Online Marketing 2/24

Sometimes you get so busy you forget to check the news feeds for the latest and greatest trends in...

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5 Steps to Evaluate Your Online Business Listings

5 Steps to Evaluate Your Online Business Listings

Do you know where search engines are pulling your business’s information from? The most common response we get when...

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Gain Exposure With Online Listing Sites

Gain Exposure With Online Listing Sites

If you’re like most business owners today, you understand the importance of exposure on search engines like Google and...

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This Week’s Top News Stories and Trends in Local Online Marketing 11/2

This Week’s Top News Stories and Trends in Local Online Marketing 11/2

Internet Ad Revenues Hit a Record High, Led by Mobile Ad Growth (Marketing Land) Mobile ad revenue jumped 89%...

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This Week’s Top News Stories and Trends in Local Online Marketing 10/5

This Week’s Top News Stories and Trends in Local Online Marketing 10/5

Google Takes on Amazon’s Info Appliance; Get Ready for Voice Search (Dex Media Blog) The search giant announced a table-top,...

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Google Takes on Amazon’s Info Appliance; Get Ready for Voice Search

Google Takes on Amazon’s Info Appliance; Get Ready for Voice Search

At an event this week, Google announced Google Home, a table-top box like Amazon’s Echo, and Pixel, an iPhone challenger,...

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This Week’s Top News Stories and Trends in Local Online Marketing 9/28

This Week’s Top News Stories and Trends in Local Online Marketing 9/28

Apple Stepping Up Plans for Amazon Echo-Style Smart-Home Device (Bloomberg News) Amazon’s table-top Echo device that controls appliances, answers...

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Snapchat ‘Spectacles’ Take the Popular App off the Phone and on to the Face

Snapchat ‘Spectacles’ Take the Popular App off the Phone and on to the Face

Snapchat, the wildly successful social sharing app so beloved of teens and young adults (see Snapchat, the Next Facebook) introduced...

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Facebook and Google Get Closer to Tracking Ads to Store Visits

Facebook and Google Get Closer to Tracking Ads to Store Visits

Buzzwords to learn today: “Online to offline marketing”, meaning direct tracking of a consumer who sees an ad online...

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This Week’s Top News Stories and Trends in Local Online Marketing 9/21

This Week’s Top News Stories and Trends in Local Online Marketing 9/21

Twitter Now Lets Brands Say When They Are Available to Respond to Tweets (Marketing Land) Your Twitter profile can now...

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