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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Google Now Allows Brand Pages to Become Google+ Local Pages

Today, Google is releasing a feature worldwide that allows a business to transfer the “heart” of its local data (verification, reviews, Map pin, location) from a verified Local Page to an existing Brand Page. This allows a business to now “upgrade” their Brand page (or any non-local page) to a full local page where it […]

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5 Things You Should Know About A LocalU Advanced Event

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I’m here to help your internal debate on attending a LocalU Advanced event to gain local search, SEO, social and other online marketing knowledge. Maybe you have seen the #LocalU hastag on Twitter explode from one of our events or heard others talk about it, but here is a short list of five things to […]

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State of Google Places for Business – A Downloadable Guide

[Ed. note: The following is a guest article & PDF Guide written for Local U by Morry Mitrani of SaleAMP.com.] Download: State of Google Places for Business Guide (PDF)  Both an internet gateway and a curator of web content, Google’s role in the online arena is undoubtedly pervasive. Yet, given the many changes that Google has […]

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How Should You Market Your Google + Page? You Shouldn’t. You Should Market Your Business

Last year, I wrote a post pooh poohing the idea of link building to an SMB Google+ Page for local as an ill-conceived use of limited resources in most situations. Recently Anikait Chavan commented on that post which motivated me to revisit the idea of exactly how your Google+ Page for Local should fit into […]

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