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Video: Deep Dive into Consumer Research About How Consumers Find Lawyers & Why They Leave Reviews

This is the fourth installment of our Deep Dive Into Local series. For the week ending 9/11/15, Mary Bowling and Mike Blumenthal (David is speaking in England) share their thoughts about the previous week in local. The complete video is posted in the Local U forums (paywall). In the second half of that video, they […]

A Updated List of Known Apple Maps Business Listings Data Providers

With the release of iOS 9 and its increasing foray into local search, it is important to stay on top of who is actually providing business listing data to Apple. To compile this list of both US and International business listing suppliers, I have used Apple’s Map acknowledgements and information that Andrew Shotland received via […]

Video: A Tactical Response to the New, Google Local 3-Pack & Yahoo’s Role in Local

Every week Mary Bowling, David Mihm and Mike Blumenthal share their thoughts about the previous week in local. The complete video is posted in the Local U forums. In the second half of that weekly video, they take a deeper strategic and tactical dive into one interesting area that caught their attention during the week. […]