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Video: Last Week in Local for Week Ending October 4, 2021

Join Carrie and special guest host Zach as they discuss how to create the best local landing pages, what’s new at GMB, YouTube Shorts, Google getting Instagram and TikTok videos indexed, a possible algorithm update, and what’s new in the SERPs on this week’s episode of Last Week in Local!…

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Join Mike and Carrie as they discuss how to increase leads using images, Amazon’s AI punishing delivery drivers, and a whole lot of things happening at Google -including GMB attribute updates, ranking info, and some changes that hotels should be aware of. Last Week in Local is a look back…

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Join Mike and Carrie as they discuss wins and upsets in the world of local SEO – from Walmart’s newfound online momentum, Google’s newest SERP changes that are frustrating the auto industry, and news about our recent AND upcoming LocalU Advanced events! This is an action-packed episode giving you a…

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