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Google Places: Review Widget Rolling Out Worldwide

Today's worldwide rollout of the Google Places for Business Dashboard Review widget is one of the most significant upgrades to the business center ever. The widget provides a business owner the ability to see and respond to Google reviews, as well as to monitor almost all of their reviews from…
Mike Blumenthal
November 25, 2013
Local Search

Categories Count in Google Places

Google has over a decade of searcher data that tells it which types of queries are related to which types of products and services. Therefore, the categories in which you place your company in its Google Places listing are critical to being found for the types of terms people typically…
Mary Bowling
November 18, 2013
Local Search

LocalU Hits Harrisburg, PA on March 21, 2014

Central Pennsylvania, we're headed your way! Please join us for a Local U workshop on March 21, 2014, at the State Museum of Pennsylvania on North Street in Harrisburg. This is a half-day workshop that's co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Media Group. Doors will open at 7:00 am for registration and…
Carrie Hill
November 15, 2013

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📹 Video: Last Week in Local for Week Ending September 27, 2022

Join Carrie and guest host Celina Hendrickson as they discuss the last week in Local SEO, including what’s new at Google, why it’s getting harder to rank for some commercial keywords, deciphering TikTok analytics, LocalU Advanced Virtual, and more!      Last Week in Local is a look back…

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Join Carrie and Mike as they discuss the last week in Local SEO, including what’s new at Google, DoorDash breaks up with Walmart, Apple Pay is everywhere, new BrightLocal Academy courses, LocalU Advanced Virtual, and more!   Last Week in Local is a look back at the interesting and important…

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