LOC@L SEO GUIDE

LOCAL SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION & ENTERPRISE SEO MADE SIMPLE

 

Entries Tagged as 'Yellow Pages'

Are Print Yellow Pages No Longer “Local”?

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 [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Local Advertising · Yellow Pages

Are SMBs Impossible To Serve Well, Google Et Al?

November 30th, 2012 · 13 Comments

Train Wreck

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 [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Google · Small Business Marketing · Yellow Pages

Death (and Linkbait) Becomes The PhoneBook

January 11th, 2012 · Comments Off

WhitePages.com gets into the infographic/linkbait game:

[Read more →]

Tags: Linkbuilding · Local Search · Yellow Pages

The Future of the Yellow Pages

May 13th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Dick Larkin’s presentation to the Association of Directory Publishers. ┬áThe 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

[Read more →]

Tags: Yellow Pages

Hunch.com Shows How Data = SEO

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 [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Linkbuilding · Yellow Pages