A patent granted to Google suggests the company has future plans to track where you are at all times of the day.
Google is fighting back against fraud with an advanced verification process for plumbers and locksmiths.
Following the release of the Google Trips Android and iPhone app, what opportunities does it bring to local businesses and their marketing teams alike.
Google updated their local schema guidelines. Let’s take a look at some examples of the new schema markup.
Reviews from the web are being added to Google’s Knowledge Panels in search results; this update is available worldwide on mobile and desktop.
Google has made a number of notable updates to its Schema guidelines with respect to how local businesses can markup the reviews they receive.
Users have discovered that searching for “**” (without quotation marks) pulls up a list websites for physically nearby businesses.
Creating high quality content takes time and energy. However, a business is far better off with a local content creation plan and framework than without.
It is so important to approach your local SEO strategies with a white hat, holistic, relationship-building approach in mind. Read this guide to learn how.
Beacons present an opportunity for retailers to learn more about their customers, as well as for consumers to conduct even more nuanced queries.
Building location pages offers an SEO opportunity for Consumer Packaged Goods brands to gain more organic traffic and improve search marketing ROI.
Google announced new local search ads would incorporate “promoted pins.” Find out more on how to succeed with local Adwords on SEJ.
Looking to leverage online reviews to drive your brand’s local search ranking? Here are key insights and best practices to help you get started.
Seriously, has anyone mastered local SEO yet? With Google’s announcing ‘prominence’ as a new ranking signal, find out how to rank for local SEO here.
BrightLocal recently published their third Expert Local Citation survey. Read on to see some key takeaways from the survey.
Incorrect location or NAP in local business directories wreaks havoc on well-planned local SEO efforts. Here’s how to fix this bad location data.
Google’s Local Business Cards could have significant impact on local search. Here’s what we know so far.
BrightLocal’s survey shows that Adwords Express doesn’t deliver same value as the normal Adwords.
After Google pulled the plug to its location settings, thought leaders have come up with a variety of creative solutions to get localized search result.
If your local search strategy is mostly focused on local SEO and the likes of Google, Bing and Yahoo, you’re likely missing out on some major opportunities.