Entries Tagged as 'Yellow Pages'

Stu MacFarlane Joins YP.com!

October 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Just When I Thought I Was Out

About 12 years ago, I took the 10 from Venice to the 110 to Pasadena and met with this guy at Idealab who had some crazy idea about sharing recommendations for local businesses with his neighbors via the Web. For some reason I bought the pitch and the next thing you know we’ve got 100,000 local […]

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Tags: Yellow Pages · Yellowpages.com

Did Local Directories Get Hit By Google’s Doorway Page Algo?

May 15th, 2015 · 21 Comments

YellowPages.com SEO

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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Tags: CitySearch · DexKnows · Foursquare · Google · Local Search · Superpages · Yellow Pages · Yellowpages.com

Local Directories May Survive Google’s New Local Knowledge Pack

November 18th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Total Google Traffic New K-Pack

Last week, Google started to switch out its local Carousel results for a new set of mobilish-type pack results that appear to rely heavily on its local Knowledge Panels, so let’s call it a Knowledge Pack, or “K-Pack”, for the purposes of this post. In his seminal post Some Thoughts On The New Pak Results […]

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Tags: Google · Google+ Local · Local Data · Local Search · Yellow Pages

2014 Local Directory SEO Content Strategy

April 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments


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

The Definitive Top 10 Local Citation Sources for SEO!

February 24th, 2014 · 10 Comments

Than again maybe not

Six months ago, after 7+ years of being in business I finally got around to incorporating Local SEO Guide, Inc. A few weeks ago, I thought it would be interesting to create a Yext Powerlisting for the biz and see what happened. Today when I checked the indexation, I realized that given the freshness combined […]

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Tags: Yellow Pages