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2014 Local Directory SEO Content Strategy

April 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

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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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Tags: AngiesList · Foursquare · Google · Linkbuilding · Local Search · Merchant Circle · Yellow Pages · Yelp

Google’s “Organic” Algorithm Is A Lot Faster Than Google’s Local Algo

March 18th, 2014 · 5 Comments

403 Access Denied Errors

On March 15th, the WP Total Cache plugin on this site for some reason started serving Googlebot 403 response codes (aka “Access Denied”): As you can see organic entrances to my site via the home page have tanked over the past couple of days: While traffic to other pages was down about 20% on Monday, [...]

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Tags: Google+ Local · Local Search

Everything is Awesome in Local SEO!

March 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

I gave the following talk on local SEO tactics at SEMPDX’s Searchfest last week and thought you all would enjoy the deck. Searchfest is a great show in a great city. I was joined by Dana DiTomaso of KickPoint. Dana is the real deal. She gave a great talk on local marketing “beyond citations” that’s [...]

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Tags: Local Search

“Your Ad Rep Turned Down A Job At A Gas Station – Just To Help YOU With Online Marketing”

February 4th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Phil Rozek has been spending too much time on this blog. Great post – IYP Advertising & Local SEO: How Badly Does It Suck? If you are not familiar with Phil’s work, spend a few hours on his site. It’s Local SEO gold.

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Tags: Local Search · Yellow Pages

Too Bad Most SMBs Can’t Afford Superbowl Ads

February 3rd, 2014 · 6 Comments

Earlier today I thought I had uncovered evidence that GoDaddy faked it’s “real” SMB quitting their job Superbowl Ad. Perhaps I posted too soon as further research revealed that the profiled puppeteer is in fact real. So let’s use this tempest in a teapot as a teachable moment shall we and provide PuppetsbyGwen.com with some [...]

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Tags: Local Search