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What is Local Search?

Here at LocalU, we breathe, eat and sleep Local Search. But what exactly is Local Search? Here, I’ll go through some of the explanations of Local Search in hopes of making it more understandable for everyone. When you view Local Search from the perspective of a business owner, it's all…
Mary Bowling
March 13, 2013
Local Search

How Do Consumers Find a B & B?

We just finished a LocalU seminar for people attending the MidAtlantic Innkeepers Conference, a regional conference dedicated to helping and training operators of inns and B & Bs. We conducted a survey to help these folks better understand how people were finding them. You can download a copy of this…
Mike Blumenthal
March 10, 2013
Analytics

Awesome Analytics Ninja? You Can Be One

A couple weeks ago at Local University Austin, I posed the following questions during my presentation: 1) How many of you have analytics installed on your website? (Answer: About 25%) 2) How many  use analytics to make marketing decisions? (Answer: About 5%. "Ouch!") 3) How many want to take advantage…
Ed Reese
February 19, 2013

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Video: Last Week in Local 2/24/2020

Prefer to get your news by listening/watching? Join us for the latest in local search news for the week ending February 24, 2020! Video will be posted here and on our YouTube channel. The podcast is still available in your favorite apps, and the links to each story are included….

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Video: Last Week in Local 2/17/20

Join us for the latest in local search news for the week ending February 17, 2020! Video will be posted here and on our YouTube channel, The podcast is still available in your favorite apps, and the links to each story are below.     Mike’s Links: LocalU Advanced – Google My…

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Video: Last Week in Local 2/10/2020

Join us for the latest in local search news for the week ending February 10, 2020! Video will be posted here and on our YouTube channel, The podcast is still available in your favorite apps, and the links to each story are below. Mike’s Links: Tripadvisor Launches “Review Hub” to Help Restaurants…

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Video: Last Week in Local 2/3/20

Join us for the latest in local search news for the week ending February 3, 2020! Video will be posted here and on our YouTube channel, The podcast is still available in your favorite apps, and the links to each story are below.   Mike’s Links SF restaurants asking to be removed…

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Video: Last Week in Local 1/27/20

Join us for the latest in local search news for the week ending January 27, 2020! Video will be posted here and on our YouTube channel, The podcast is still available in your favorite apps, and the links to each story are below. TripAdvisor Cuts Hundreds of Jobs After Google Competition Bites – Bloomberg.com…

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Video: Last Week in Local for 1/20/20

Join us for the latest in local search news for the week ending January 20, 2020!  Slightly new format coming your way.  Video will be posted here and on our YouTube channel, The podcast is still available in your favorite apps, and the links to each story are below. Would…

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