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Local SEO Guide is Hiring a SEO Manager/Director

February 10th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Business over here keeps exploding and I am looking to expand the team to include an awesome SEO Manager and/or Director (Titles are meaningless here btw). I am looking for someone who is interested in learning or improving their already considerable skills in the SEO trade and helping service some of the biggest brands online, [...]

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Is Local Paid Inclusion for Real?

January 31st, 2012 · 16 Comments

Miranda Miller of SearchEngineWatch dropped a bombshell today that Bruce Clay was rolling out a service to sell “Local Paid Inclusion” in Google, Yahoo & Bing local organic results to SMBs. From the site advertising the service: “The way it works is simple: you create a legitimate places or local profile page, then you select [...]

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It’s Alright Mike, I’m Only Bleeding

January 12th, 2012 · No Comments

Mike asked me what I had read in 2011 that had influenced me, so I told him.

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Happy Local SEO Holidays

December 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment

to all you Misers out there.

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UnHacked!

December 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Thanks to the talents of my bud Mike, the malware that took over my blog is hopefully now gone.  There’s still some work to do on bringing the site back to where it was but definitely glad that crap is over.  Thanks to the spamming Russians for making this a fun day.

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Hacked!

December 15th, 2011 · No Comments

Looks like my blog got hacked over the last 24 hours. We are working on fixing the problem. Apologies to anyone looking for local search info only to find themselves on a Romanian free Cialis site. Get it while supplies last!

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Stop The SOPA House Bill!

November 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Check out http://americancensorship.org/ for more info about how to stop Congress and the Stop Online Piracy Act (aka SOPA) from breaking the Internet, destroying life as we know it and generally acting like assholes (well, that part will never stop).  

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Yes, Page Speed Matters

October 27th, 2011 · 17 Comments

This client’s organic traffic is up almost 100% over the same period:

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Google Places Photos Tip of the Day

October 24th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Since Google Places started adding more photos to Place Pages I have been noticing a fair amount of wackiness.  So the tip of the day is to check your Place Page and make sure the photos are to your liking.  As Mike Blumenthal found things can go from Rated G to Rated X in no [...]

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When Will Google Places Bail Out White Hat SEOs?

September 14th, 2011 · 21 Comments

A frustrated practitioner of bail bonds SEO laments about Google Places, Where Crooked Businesses Take Over: “Here’s another great example of the wonder of Google Places and Google’s dealings with Local Search. Type in Google, “Santa Clarita Bail Bonds.” (this example could be done for many other keywords if you care to try) You will see [...]

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