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How Many Tweets Does it Take to Get to Page 1 of Google

It has been known for quite a while that tweets and retweets to a specific web page effects it’s ranking in the big G but how many tweets? This article explains one of the largest research projects done to answer … Continue reading

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People Aren’t Searching Like They Used To

This year the amount of people searching, meaning going to the Google and typing in Questions From their home or work computer, is declining. More and more people are searching from their phones and/or mobile devices. So make sure you … Continue reading

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Would a Citation Blast Cause a Drop in Google Local Rankings?

I’ve talked before about the power of citations and their necessity in the local search marketing sphere. One guy saw a drop in rankings after doing a citation building campaign but did the citations cause the drop in rankings or … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry About Siri Rankings Just Yet

Just read this article by David Mihm where he does math! Gotta love me some math. The marketing expert Dan Kennedy always says “you’re actually in the arithmetic business”. Its all about the numbers. Okay…off that rabbit trail. Using basic … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder Where the Interwebs Gets Your Info?

David Mihm just release an updated version of his local search ecosystem graphic. It shows where all the different sites get your info from. It’s actually really Interesting. http://www.davidmihm.com/blog/local-seo/local-search-ecosytem-fall-2012/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+mihmorandum+%28Mihmorandum%3A+Local+Search+%2B+Web+Design%29

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Step by Step Guide to the Google+ Business/Local Merge Verification Process

When Google + was first released I had a problem; my Google + Business page was created under my personal account and my Google + Local page was created in my business account. Finally Google released a way to merge … Continue reading

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Best Sources for Local Citations by Category (U.S.) | GetListed.org

This is one of the best resources I’ve found for doing local SEO. When doing SEO on a website the website with the best backlinks wins. When doing Local SEO and trying to get your local business listing to rank … Continue reading

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What If Your Business Was a Book

If you know just a little more about a subject than the person you are talking to…you are an expert! In the land of the blind the one eyed man is King, as they say. But was if you had … Continue reading

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Market Your Site Like Google Doesn’t Exist!

A simple plan on how to really market your website and business. It is true that sometimes I’m guilty of focusing only on Google because they’re the 800lb gorilla when it comes to search but like your financial portfolio you … Continue reading

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Creating a Long Term Content Strategy for Boring niches

Content is king, as they say, but how do you create a lot of content for a long term content marketing strategy when your business is boring? I mean, how many articles can you really write about plumbing or painting … Continue reading

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