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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Yellow Pages'
April 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments
February 24th, 2014 · 10 Comments
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 [...]
Tags: Yellow Pages
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.
March 27th, 2013 · 13 Comments
Mike Blumenthal has some nice LocalSEOGuide bait today on print yellow pages usage trends by advertisers entitled “Annual Print YP Death Watch”: “In many categories the ads are for national players. In florists for example there are 2.5 pages and only 1/8 of one page covers truly local florists….The print YP are no longer a [...]
November 30th, 2012 · 13 Comments
Mike Blumenthal’s instant classic Google Local: Train Wreck at the Junction has spawned a lively Google Plus thread where various Localistas have been wringing their hands as to why oh why can’t Google stop screwing SMBs. While I am in agreement that Google Plus Place Local Multi Merge for Business Dashboardgate has been absolutely no [...]
January 11th, 2012 · No Comments
WhitePages.com gets into the infographic/linkbait game:
May 13th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Dick Larkin’s presentation to the Association of Directory Publishers. The good news: Beer is cheaper than gas. Dick knows more about local than you do. Sit up straight and pay attention. The Future of Yellow Pages View more webinars from Dick Larkin
Tags: Yellow Pages
April 26th, 2011 · 4 Comments
Whenever I work with a client that has a relatively undifferentiated service (I am talking to you Yellow Pages sites of the world), inevitably the discussion moves to linkbuilding. I like to say that doing on-page/technical SEO is like building a high performance sports car and that links, and increasingly social media signals, are like [...]
April 18th, 2011 · 12 Comments
Contrary to popular belief, Pandas don’t just eat bamboo, they also eat local search sites. My post on Yellow Pages SEO in the Post-Panda World is now live on SEL.
April 18th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Did I say I was speaking at the Yellow Pages Association Conference this week? I meant the Local Search Association.