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This had been rumored for a long time but Apple finally made it official. More info on Apple Maps Marketing.

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If SEMRush data is directionally correct, this may be a reason why Yelp is looking to sell. Should rebrand as Yikes! pic.twitter.com/UqplA4ZLSq — Andrew Shotland (@localseoguide) May 11, 2015 Perhaps SEMRush is still updating but if its organic search traffic graphs are even close to accurate it looks like May is the month that Google […]

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This post was originally published on Search Engine Land, but I didn’t like how they rewrote the title so here’s the director’s cut: To:           Local Directories From:      Google Re:           Local Search Rankings Hey guys… You may have noticed that over the past year, a lot […]

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Just caught Greg’s post on this infographic from Foursquare on the Rudest Cities in the world based on the # of expletives mentioned in tips First the Oscars and now this. Methinks Foursquare has recently put a linkbaiter on payroll.

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For those of you wondering how to use data to get links, Foursquare has provided an excellent example:

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Just checked out the new Google Places Iphone App – “now with Hotpot!”.  It’s a nice enough local reviews service The UI is simple and looks good. Besides being able to review a business, which is nothing new these days, perhaps the biggest thing the app has going for it is the aggregation of all […]

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Foursquare’s new page telling businesses all about how to use Foursquare to offer specials to customers is a step in the right direction. According to TechCrunch Foursquare only has about 2,000 offers in the system now, but I would imagine offering some kind of check-in incentive is on most local search marketers 2010 to-do list. […]

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