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LocalU Goes to Omaha and Infogroup

By Mary Bowling mbowling / October 31, 2018

In mid-October some of the LocalU crew headed to Omaha for an SMB event organized by John Heaston of Pioneer Media . The event was enthusiastically supported by the sponsors (show below) and was held in Do-Space, a unique community technology education center serving all ages. The audience was quite savvy and kept us on our…

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LocalU Educates Jacuzzi and Sundance Spas Dealers

By Mary Bowling mbowling / January 15, 2018

During the first weekend in January, Mike Blumenthal, Aaron Weiche and I traveled to snowy Florida (yes, there was snow the day before we arrived!) to speak at the Annual Sundance Spas and Jacuzzi dealer conference.  Our workshop concentrated on helping these entrepreneurs to better understand the new opportunities Google provides – like Posts and…

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2017 Google My Business Holiday Checklist

By Mary Bowling mbowling / October 6, 2017

Today, we have a guest post from Krystal Taing,  the Business Listings Manager at RioSEO – a company that helps enterprise brands rank well and successfully market their businesses online. This holiday season, whether via desktop, mobile, or voice-activated assistant, 80% of consumers will be using a search engine to find information about businesses in…

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LocalU Advanced Santa Monica Pre-Agenda Pricing Deal

By Mary Bowling mbowling / September 5, 2017

The LocalU crew is delighted to be traveling to Santa Monica, California in mid-November for our premier Local Search event of 2017! The venue is the historic Santa Monica Bay Women’s Club, a short walk from the beach and the Santa Monica Pier. We’ ll be staying at the Marriott Courtyard Santa Monica and have…

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New LocalU Podcasts Available Now!

By Mary Bowling mbowling / April 1, 2017

Providing written information to our readers was the first step in creating a Local Search community that disseminated information quickly and accurately.  Within the last six months, Mary Bowling and Mike Blumenthal started recording videos to share Last Week in Local information, as well as diving deep into specific Local Search topics in the Deep…

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Full Agenda-LocalU Advanced Seattle 2017

By Mary Bowling mbowling / January 21, 2017
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Sneak Preview of LocalU Advanced Workshops Agenda

By Mary Bowling mbowling / January 6, 2017

Our next LocalU Advanced event will be in Seattle  in conjunction with MozCon Local. This will be the 3rd Local Search conference we’ve done with our friends at Moz and we trust it will be the best yet! DATES: February 27 & 28, 2017    VENUE & Hotel:  Hyatt Olive 8     TICKETS: Eventbrite We’re still…

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LocalU Advanced Workshops Announced Seattle Feb 27, 2017

By Mary Bowling mbowling / November 22, 2016

LocalU and Moz have the perfect prescription for the winter blues – another blockbuster conference for Local Search geeks! LocalU Advanced Workshops will be held on Monday February 27 followed by MozCon Local on Tuesday February 28th. Details of the agenda will be coming very soon. But you’ll find the best pricing now with early…

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New Local Search Tool Shared

By Mary Bowling mbowling / November 17, 2016

One of the best things about LocalU Advanced is getting to spend time with with friends with whom we have mostly online relationships – people we’ve met on Twitter or Facebook or who we chat with in the LocalU forum or other social places or only see a few times a year at conferences. Recently…

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LocalU Advanced Just 3 Weeks Away – Early Bird Special Ends 10/7

By Mary Bowling mbowling / September 28, 2016

We’re excited to be putting the finishing touches on presentations and making final plans for our LocalU Advanced conference in New Orleans on October 20th (networking party) and 21st (all day conference). We don’t have another advanced event scheduled for anytime soon, so don’t miss one of the best Local Search line-ups ever. If you…

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