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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 > 

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Google Releases New Ad Format for Near Me Searches

Google announced a new ad format (H/T Dave Oremland/Professional Bartending School) predicated on location extensions that will now show “three or four different businesses for location-related searches like ‘nearby auto repair.'” Previously Google has shown multiple locations for the same business on an ad but this gives more businesses a shot at the critical top […]

LocalU Advanced Training Midwest Event

Over half of the spots have already been reserved to our advanced midwest event scheduled for  Minneapolis on Saturday, June 27th. Tickets are $799 until the end of May. Join Mike Blumenthal (Get5Stars), Aaron Weiche (Spyder Trap), Darren Shaw (Whitespark), Dana DiTomaso (Kickpoint), Duane Forester (Bing) Jade Wang (Google) and me (Ignitor Digital) and 59 […]