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Only 44% of Local Retailers Have Claimed A Google My Business Listing?

We were pretty amazed to read a recent study that shows over 56% of local retailers still need to claim their Google My Business listing. In addition, nearly...
Google Mobile First Indexing

What You Need to Know about Google Mobile First Indexing

Mobile first indexing is a big step in Google giving mobile responsive websites higher priority in search results. But how does this really affect...
Local Search Ad Blocking

Why Ad Blocking Makes Local Search Even More Important

With so many people using ad blocking software, you can no longer rely on buying your way into local search results. But there is...
Nextdoor

How to Claim A Free Local Business Listing on Nextdoor

Nextdoor bills itself as "the private social network for your neighborhood." In just a few years of existence, it's grown to an audience of "double-digit...
Google Possum

How Google Possum Affects Your Local Businesses

Google Possum is the nickname for a series of recent changes Google made to its local search results. One change is that businesses located...

Apple Maps Used 3x More than Google | Yelp Negative Reviews | New Facebook...

There are some changes at Apple Maps and with your Facebook business page layout that you need to know about. There are also some...

How to Build a Bigger Email List | Facebook Canvas Ads | Mobile Website...

Here's what's happening this week in local business digital marketing. We continuously sift through dozens of articles, share only the most important issues with...
Pay for Consumer Reviews

Should You Pay for Consumer Reviews?

Have you offered to pay for consumer reviews or offered discounts on future purchases? It might seem tempting, but this can REALLY hurt your...
Meta Tags - Best Practices

What Meta Tags Are and How They’ll Help You Get More Customers

Meta tags can be found on every web page. The two most important ones are the Title and Description Tags. They are, literally, the...
Google Local Business Cards

Google Local Business Cards – A New Way For You to Dominate Searches

Here we learn about a Google Search result innovation that LMI members just might get a jump on before the competition. It’s called Google...

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