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Mike: The locksmith story redux. This time with commentary by yours truly (minute 19 or so).
Here’s the story from CBC that goes along with the video: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/locksmith-google-maps-review s-fake-marketplace-1.5417931?cmp=rss
Mike: A great primer AND checklist of website seo. Great whether you are just learning SEO or looking to create a great checklist for your audits.
Mike: A forthright and thoughtful take on many common GMB questions.
Mary: @localseoguide shares a case study on improving Local via organic
Yelp cracks down on ‘review rings’ as Google continues to see widespread mapspam – Search Engine Land
Mary: Yelp is at least making some kind of effort to deal with spam.
Mary:: What is Google thinking? Don’t we have enough fake listings?
Carrie: Ben Fisher, David Mihm and Joy Hawkins talk about the current state and where they think local SEO is going in 2020. Free & still time to sign up – Weds at 1 pm eastern.
LocalU Advanced – Google My Business Master Class in Atlanta – Local University
Carrie: LocalU Advanced in ATL on 3/25 – $699 tickets through 2/18 – agenda is published – access via localuadvanced.com.
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