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    BBB Accreditation, worth it?

    Losing the followed BBB link dropped the necessity of the membership. However, the BBB is still important for a lot of my clients from a reputation management standpoint. Home service companies use the BBB to show potential customers that we care about our reputation and customer satisfaction...
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    G+ Dashboard Account updates- Listing gone

    In regards to these random updates and confusing duplicates talk, should we be following this thread or the one Linda linked on Page 1 -> http://localsearchforum.catalystemarketing.com/google-local-important/15170-warning-email-re-google-places-duplicate-listings.html Google, please clear this...
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    Warning Email re Google Places Duplicate Listings

    Not a prob, yeah after days like yesterday it's helpful to hear that people are in the same boat. I have done anything since my post. Still monitoring this to see what happens.
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    Warning Email re Google Places Duplicate Listings

    Seems like I have similar situations that you guys and gals are addressing here. We have several listings that were manually verified somewhere within the past year and it looks like our Places dash was updated to the new one over the last couple days. We have received several emails from...
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    Google Local SERP Update: Old Pack Algo & Doubles

    re: Google Local SERP Update: Old Pack Algo & Doubles I'm seeing the same thing in San Antonio, Texas and Fresno, California. A number of my clients who "used to" have 2 results in the top 5 (back 8 months ago) are now back at it again. A lot of our home service companies have been moving...
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    Local SEO Strategy for Multi-Location Businesses

    I'm about to dive in to this pretty heavily. Have a high likelihood of getting a client that has 7 locations in the city of San Antonio. These are all under the same company...no franchises. I'll try and update this when we start working on it, I'm planning on doing a Google+ Brand page...
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    Local SEO Checkup - Website Health, Is the website sick? Tips and Tricks

    Nice comments everyone, I don't have too much more to add but I did want to mention that I use Woorank.com in order to get a quick snapshot of a site. It's a nice tool that gives me quick feedback while on the phone with a prospect. Less technical, but I wanted to stress Phil's suggestion of...
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    Map Pack Dropped on Paycheck Keyword

    Thanks Marie! We created an interior page targeting the specific key phrase and I'm excited to see how it rebounds. It's been a crazy ride, our link profile is better than everyone above us according to Majestic and OSE but Google isn't agreeing with them just yet.
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    Map Pack Dropped on Paycheck Keyword

    Thanks Marie! I appreciate the feedback, we are working hard on getting the organic rankings back up. Unfortunately, this particular site took a hit with Penguin and really hasn't recovered. We'll continue to make the necessary steps to move higher up on the organics for the home page and...
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    Map Pack Dropped on Paycheck Keyword

    Hey Colan, Screenshot attached.
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    Map Pack Dropped on Paycheck Keyword

    Hi Forum! On March 9th I had a map pack drop off Google's top results on a local paycheck term. The structure of the phrase is "service name + city name". The "A" placement is now showing first (a competitor of course), however all of the others have been replaced with organic results. My...
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