Local Search & Internet Marketing Seminars

Who We Are

Local U brings together some of the top minds in local search, including representatives from Google Places and Bing Places. More about who's behind Local U >

What We Do

Local University covers a wide range of Internet Marketing topics, with a focus on Local Search Engine Optimization.  Simply put, we teach business owners and the agencies that serve them to thrive online. View our sample agenda > 

How We Teach

Through our in-person events, online video and blog discussion, we train business owners and marketers from coast to coast in the United States, Europe, Asia, and beyond. How you can learn from us > 

Video: Local U Advanced Speaker Series: Interview with Mary Bowling & Mike Blumenthal on their New Orleans Presentations

LocalU Advanced is almost upon us. In this video, Mary Bowling and I share some of the highlights of our presentation at the event. If you listen long enough AND are late decision maker, there is a bonus at the end if you would like to come. Last chance, listen to some of the interesting […]

Video Deep Dive: Google Posts, A New Paradigm for Fresh Local Content or Another Failed Social Experiment?

Normally our Deep Dive is published several weeks after it is recorded. Because of the timeliness of the content we decided to publish this particular video sooner. Join Mary Bowling and Mike Blumenthal as they look at Google’s newest beta effort to attack the small business market with their yet to be named product that […]

Local U Advanced New Orleans – Great Food, Great Speakers, Great Price – Early Bird Ending 10/7

The last Local U Advanced of 2016 is coming upon us. It takes place Thursday night October 20th and Friday October 21st in the great city of New Orleans. The food will be great, the conference will be great, the city will be a great place to spend the weekend. So get a great price […]