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Tag: Local

Google Drops the Google+ From Business Reviews
Google is reportedly no longer requiring users to have Google+ accounts to leave reviews. Given that Google+’s popularity never really caught on...
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Google Says More About Local Ranking In Updated Document
Google has updated its documentation that contains advice for improving your local ranking on the search engine. This was spotted by local search watc...
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Yelp Adds Resources To Help Businesses With Their Pages
Yelp announced this week that it has some new and improved resources in its Support Center to help businesses update their business pages. Yelp’...
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Did You Know About Yelp’s Improved Revenue Estimate Tool?
About three years ago, Yelp launched its revenue estimation tool to enable local businesses to compare their Yelp-driven business to the national aver...
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Yelp Puts ‘Extortion Conspiracy Theory’ Back Into Spotlight
Well, the Yelp “extortion” (or lack thereof) narrative is back in the news. For years, the company has been accused by business owners of ...
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Google Adds Local Business Editing To Knowledge Panel
Some businesses can now edit their Google business listings directly from the Knowledge Panel, without having to go to the Google My Business dashboar...
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Apple Maps Is More Important To Your Business Than Ever
If you run a small business and aren’t taking Apple Maps seriously as a place where people will find your business, you may want to rethink that...
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Google Pilots Local Business Markup for Knowledge Panels
Last week, Google launched the Google My Business API to let big businesses and third parties integrate with the Google My Business platform and publi...
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Facebook Professional Services Is Pretty Similar To Facebook Places…but for Services
Earlier this year, Facebook put out a new local search and discovery tool at, giving users a look at places with Facebook Pages, i...
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Google My Business Now Lets You Close, Reopen Business Locations
Google announced on its Advertiser Community site that Google My Business will now let you mark a location closed in the list view to keep users up to...
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Google Lists Google My Business Listing Visibility Factors
Update: Google has changed language to remove “clicks”. Very interesting. Your business listings on Google aren’t going to do much f...
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Yelp Findings Suggest A Great Week For Small Businesses
Last week, Yelp released findings from a Harris Interactive poll it commissioned to gain insight into consumers’ holiday plans when it comes to ...
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Yelp Study: Americans To Spend $40 Billion At Local Businesses For the Holidays
Yelp commissioned poll by Harris Interactive to get some insight into consumers’ holiday shopping plans when it comes to local businesses. It fo...
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What Does The New Google+ Mean For Businesses?
People have been calling Google+ dead for nearly as long as it’s been around, but it just keeps on going in form or another. This week, Google a...
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Google Expands Google Maps Maps Local Guides
Google announced that it is expanding its Local Guides program for Google Maps. The program lets people sign up and then contribute to Google Maps whe...
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Amazon Prime Now Adds Local Restaurant Delivery In Los Angeles
Amazon announced two months ago that it added the ability to have food delivered from local restaurants to its Prime Now service in Seattle. Now, the ...
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Facebook Improves Its Local Ad Targeting
A little over a year ago, Facebook launched its Local Awareness Ads, a hyperlocal ad option that lets businesses target people who live in their area ...
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Google My Business Gets Special Hours Feature
Google My Business is getting a new feature that lets you pre-schedule specific hours for holidays or special events. Now that we’re into Novemb...
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Facebook Appears To Be Testing ‘Local Market’ Feature
Facebook appears to be testing a new feature called Local Market, which lets users sell and browse products for sale in local areas. It’s unclea...
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Google My Business Gets A Refresh
Google announced the launch of a new redesign for Google May Business. This includes updated navigation, which the company says is aimed at making it ...
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