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Possible Ranking Update on February 24, 2021

Barry Schwartz alerted me to the fluctuations in local search ranking over on our forum.  After checking a dozen or so clients of ours, I'm seeing pretty drastic shifts in ranking on most of them.  I'm seeing the same thing that Bright Local's flux tracker is showing, which is that…
Joy Hawkins
February 26, 2021
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GMBChat Recap: February 9, 2021

Good Morning, LocalU Friends! Last week we were lucky enough to have a wide variety of GMB experts weigh in for our first #gmbchat co-held by LocalU and Sterling Sky, our parent company.  We had time in the hour to address 10 great questions crowdsourced from Twitter and some question…
Carrie Hill
February 18, 2021

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Video: Last Week in Local for April 12, 2021

  Join Mike & Carrie as they discuss the latest in local search news from ADA Lawsuit Rulings to new Technical SEO training from Dana DiTomaso & more! Last Week in Local is a look back at the interesting and important articles from the previous week. It covers critical industry…

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Video: Last Week in Local for April 5, 2021

Join Mike & Carrie as they discuss the latest changes from GMB, Squarespace’s acquisition of Tock and all things LocalU Advanced this week! Last Week in Local is a look back at the interesting and important articles from the previous week. It covers critical industry trends, interesting local news, and…

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Video: Last Week in Local for March 29, 2021

Join Mike & Carrie as they discuss the latest news in local – with a bit of an in-depth discussion about messaging vs chat vs SMS and what it means in the fight against Google giving “too much” info in the search results.  Also Mike updates his masking research, Court…

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Video: Last Week in Local for March 22, 2021

Join Mike Blumenthal & Carrie Hill as they discuss masking customer sentiment, local content silos, accessibility issues, and more! Last Week in Local is a look back at the interesting and important articles from the previous week. It covers critical industry trends, interesting local news, and tactical insights for anyone…

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Last Week in Local for March 15, 2021

Join Carrie Hil & Mary Bowling as they discuss Google Local Guides/Maps push, Claire Carlile’s amazing new resource for landing your first Local SEO client, the continued importance of pricing your SEO services & the future of SEO, plus much more! Last Week in Local is a look back at…

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Last Week in Local for March 8, 2021

Join the staff from Local University as they discuss some of the most significant and interesting developments Last Week in Local Search. We discuss how much local ranking fluctuations change, managing GMB insurance info, Google News in AUS, LocalU Advanced on April 7, and much more! Last Week in Local…

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