Blog - Local University

Announcement: The Local University Forums Are Open for Business!

Ever since this group started Local University, our goal has always been to educate as many small business owners and fellow marketers as possible about local online marketing best practices. For a bootstrapped, ragtag group, we’ve done pretty well with our four-year-old events series, bringing between 150-250 attendees to each of our small business-oriented seminars, and […]

Hand Google Your Virtual Business Card: Schema Markup for Local Businesses

Networking with your customers, vendors, and local business groups is a great way to grow your business. At networking events, you hand out business cards and tell everyone what you do for a living, where you do it, and how they can find you if they need your services. At it’s simplest definition, using Schema.org […]

Announcing Local University: Advanced (March 7-8, 2014)

I am  excited to announce that we’ve put the finishing touches on the logistics and agenda for our first Advanced event of 2014: March 7-8, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA. The entire Local University crew and I have reviewed all of your feedback on our three Advanced events in 2013 (Baltimore, Seattle, and New York) and […]