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Joining the Local University forums is like drafting your own personal local search dream team.  Hiring any ONE of these experts for even a one-hour consultation would run $300 and up. By joining, you get ongoing access to all of them for just $129/month.  With your membership, you get:

  1. Member privacy – Members can get help on specific clients without having to worry about their client’s details being mentioned publicly.
  2. Pro advice – The paid forum is actively monitored by LocalU faculty as well as Google Product Experts and recognized Local SEO experts
  3. Access to Discounts on LocalU Advanced Events – Paid forum members get access to discounts on LocalU event tickets and video replays.

The LocalU Forum is meant to be a platform for discussion.  If you are looking to get advice from several people or troubleshoot a very specific issue, this would be the best place to do that.  Because it is private, it also is a lot less noisy than our public forum.

By registering for the Local University Forums, you agree to abide by the Terms of Service.

 

Meet the LocalU Faculty

We have assembled the best and brightest team to answer all of your LocalU Forum questions.  There’s no team quite like this one – you’re sure to find an answer to help you move your local marketing ahead!

  • Joy Hawkins
  • Mike Blumenthal
  • Aaron Weiche
  • Mary Bowling
  • David Mihm
  • Joel Headley
  • Will Scott
  • Carrie Hill
  • Darren Shaw
  • Dana DiTomaso
  • Dan Leibson
  • Colan Nielsen
  • Jason Brown
  • Greg Gifford
  • Cindy Krum
  • Blake Denman
  • Andrew Shotland
  • Adam Dorfman
  • Matt Lacuesta
  • Martha Van Berkel
  • Tom Waddington
  • Krystal Taing
  • Marie Haynes
  • Claire Carlile

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Joy joins Mike to discuss the last week in local search! Today they discuss what’s new in local SEO, including Google’s Vicinity Update, is it worth it to add attributes to a Google Business Profile listing, Google Business Profile limitations for new managers, scammers stealing parking meter payments with QR…

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Video: Last Week in Local for Week Ending January 10, 2022

Mike and Carrie discuss setting yourself up for SEO success in 2022, Walmart joins the ranks of retail delivery services, Dallas denies droves of Dollar Stores, more Knowledge Panel updates for colleges and universities the upcoming LocalU Advanced on April 5th, and much more! Pitch an idea for LocalU Advanced…

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Video: Last Week in Local for Week Ending January 4, 2022

Welcome to the new year!  Mike and Carrie discuss some interesting features from maps, a semantic geographic patent from Google, the upcoming LocalU Advanced on April 5th, and much more! Pitch an idea for LocalU Advanced Virtual on April 5, 2022 Apply for a LocalU Scholarship  Last Week in Local…

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Video: Last Week in Local for Week Ending December 20, 2021

The SEO community has been abuzz over the news of the most recent Google update, dubbed the Vicinity Update by our own Joy Hawkins and the team at Sterling Sky. In addition to the Vicinity Update, Carrie and Mike discuss COVID-related changes for both Kroger and Google employees, updates to…

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Video: Last Week in Local for Week Ending December 13, 2021

Lots of great info this week, including rumblings of a local SERP update, Google’s new map interface, key factors in making reviews count, Starbucks has a new labor union, the most popular Yelp search filters, and so much more!   Last Week in Local is a look back at the…

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Video: Last Week in Local for Week Ending December 6, 2021

December is here and the last week in local was a good one! Today, Mike and Carrie discuss all of the latest and greatest moments in local SEO from the past week, including Whitespark’s 2021 Local Search Ranking Factors, how Amazon is taking the next step in world domination, changes…

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