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8 Tips to Optimize Your Local Knowledge Panel in Google Search

On branded searches in local (i.e. searches made on your company name), Google frequently offers up much of the area above the fold with information about your business. This is particularly true when Google shows the Local Knowledge Panel. It is an incredible opportunity to showcase your business. Here are 8 tips that can help […]

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My Local Knowledge Panel Doesn’t Show on Google – What can I do?

My local Knowledge Panel does not show in Google when I search on my company name. Why not and what can I do? We recently got this question in the Local U forum. We are repuplishing my answer here as we think the answer will be of general interest AND we are hoping to entice […]

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Real Estate Has Lost It’s Home In Local Search, But I Offer 3 Tips To Ground Pigeon

Many of us in local search have specific verticals we pay stronger attention to. By default, with a wife that’s a realtor, real estate is one such vertical for me. This summer’s Pigeon update to Google’s local search results has left many scratching their heads. Local Map Results Get Foreclosed With little optimization effort over […]

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Mike Blumenthal Interview with Andre Alpar

Join Mike Blumenthal in this June 12 SMX interview with Andre Alpar of OnlineMarketingRockstars as he discusses the past, present and future of Google local search.

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LocalU Forum Updated with New Videos

The faculty of LocalU recently recorded a wide variety of 5-10 minute videos on Local Search that will only be available to our forum community. The first one, Local Keyword Strategy by David Mihm  is available now.  All of the videos are all instructional in nature, with many of them in the Whiteboard format made famous […]

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7 Local Internet Marketing Experts Answer One Question: How To Market in Month #1

Local internet marketing is becoming more complex by the day, which makes it hard for local businesses, and even marketers, to figure out the most effective way to spend their marketing dollars. I asked 7 experienced local Internet marketers for help, by asking them one question: “If you are given a budget of $900/month to […]

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