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Claim Your Local Business Listings

If you run a local business, that is, a business that targets local prospects, it’s extremely important to claim your business listing on the 3 major search engines, Google+ Local / Google Places, Yahoo Local and Bing Local.
Claiming your business on these search engines greatly increases your chances of being found online through local search. Or in other words, when a local consumer searches for your products or services. Local SEO if done correctly is a cost effective strategy […]

Google Places Becomes Google+ Local

In a continued effort to become more social, Google has converted millions of Google Places pages for business into Google+ Local pages which is an extension of their Google+ platform.
It is a bold move and one that we think will pay off. Anyone that has been working with Google Places for some time will know that it left a lot to be desired and the help forum was cluttered with requests after requests for help. It often felt like […]