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One-On-One SEO Help Can Make All The Difference

At our latest Local University event in Austin, Texas I was reminded of how powerful individual attention with a small business website and their search engine optimization needs can be. At many of our events, we offer 30-minute private consultations following the 4-hour seminar that allows us to analyze an attendee’s website and provide specific…

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Local U Austin One Week Away: What To Expect

We’re only a week away from our first event of 2013 — Local U in Austin, Texas. It’s happening next Wednesday, February 6th at the Blanton Museum of Art on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin (200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.). This is the same venue we visited last summer,…

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Progressive Insurance Agents Discuss Local U Workshops

We think Local U is a great fit for insurance agents — they’re exactly the type of local/small business we love to help. As it turns out, Progressive Insurance has sent some of its agents to our Local U workshops going back to our first year in 2010. And they’ve sent agents to several more…

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Facebook Graph Search: What Local U Faculty Members Think

Facebook search is getting an upgrade and overhaul, and the local search aspects of it are worth watching. It’s called Facebook Graph Search. It’s considered a work-in-progress (ergo the “beta” label that Facebook gave it) and only a small percentage of Facebook users can access it right now. In a nutshell, Graph Search is a…

Early-Bird Pricing Now Available for Advanced LocalU Baltimore – Save $100

Planning to attend our Advanced LocalU workshop in Baltimore? How’d you like to save $100 off the regular registration price? The regular price is $899, but if you secure your spot before February 14th, your cost is just $799. To get your discount, just make sure that EARLYBIRD is typed into the Promotional Code box…

Local University – Our 4th Year Together

Local University  is growing up and we are starting our 4th year together. We have a new website,  a new name but we have the same great people and the same great job. The job? Helping businesses small and large understand the opportunities for sustained and successful local marketing via the internet. In late 2009,…