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    Am I looking for a nonexistent SEO comparison tool?

    Sorry for the extremely late response. I'm not good with emails. Within SERPWoo you can use zip codes and it dues the querying exactly the same way Google does it to serve it's users using the UULE variable (More about UULE: Geolocation: The Ultimate Tip to Emulate Local Search). So you can...
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    Scared to Migrate from HTTP to HTTPS?

    Just an FYI, Google is discontinuing support for SPDY within from Chrome in favor of http/2 since it's using spdy/2 as a base for http/2 now. I assume it's an effort to make all this less confusing.
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    Google+ Links & Reviews Stripped from the Branded SERPs Now Too

    Wow, I never thought THIS would ever happen as they removed G+. I figure the impact is going to echo loudly. I foresee Yelp seeing an increase in the SERPs cause of this.
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    35 Sites For Boosting Domain Trust & How to Spread the Link Juice

    Thanks Linda for sharing this! And thank you for your wonderful compliments. One thing we are looking to do is always provide content with real "meat" on them and that helps create brand awareness and brand trust overall. I would like to think these guest-posts are a great example of what people...
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    The biggest problem you face?

    In the scenarios with the questionnaires I strongly suggest sitting down with the customer and filling it out together - actually you filling it out. The reason is - it makes them feel like they are not doing homework but answering to a person what they distinguish being great about their...
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    The biggest problem you face?

    You're never going to be able to get a single client to send you content. At best you'll need to have a sit down with the client and tell them the keywords and marketing concepts you are attacking and get the content written by your writer and allow them to "skim" over the end content after it's...
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    If you Baffle Clients with Bull Hockey & Geek Speak - You should Read This

    I was guilty with talking over people's understanding of the basics of internet and SEO for the first number of clients when I ran my agency. Eventually I was able to start "dumbing" concepts down so at least a 8 year old will understand. If done right from an educational standpoint and not...
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    BREAKING: Is Google Getting into the Home Services Market Like Amazon?

    An articles about the thumbtack situation: After Investing In A Local Services Startup, Google Turns Around And Builds A Competitor - Forbes Another on thumbtack itself: How Thumbtack Plans To Be Your One-Stop Local Services Shop For Plumbers, Chefs And Belly Dancers - Forbes
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    Awesome New SERP Tracking Tool

    Local Ranking and Map Packs are here!! Let me know if you have any questions or requests, we're starting down our local SEO route to start servicing SEOs that target this area. Hit me up if you need anything, I'm always available!
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    What is the best way to check local ranking for a keyword?

    Hey everyone, I just wanted to update anyone still interested in local rankings. We just added Local SEO tracking, and displaying the 3/7 map packs as well. We also have language selection for the international crowd added as well. (Edited by Linda to remove the large image and link to the...
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    Awesome New SERP Tracking Tool

    Thanks, we're working on bringing local map packs and other local SEO solutions in the coming months to SERPWoo since we plan on having local businesses as one of our key audiences. I'm here if you need anything and I would love to do a post/video on more targets. Just a side note, that's not...
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    What is the best way to check local ranking for a keyword?

    Yes, daily for Google.com and several international versions of Google. We also pull Alexa, Social Signals, pagerank, moz, Ahrefs, semrush, WHOIS data and other metrics for every urls within the top 30+ - some metrics are pulled daily as well- and display it in an easy to view format. There is...
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    What is the best way to check local ranking for a keyword?

    CC, co-founder of SERPWoo here. I just wanted to chime in to clear any confusion. Unfortunately currently we are not monitoring maps or local packs results. In the future we plan on, but at the moment that option is not available. We'll make announcements to our customer base once it does become...
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    Yelp is manipulating Google Local Pack?

    Are you sure that's not just Google editing the Title according to you result. They edit something like over 60% of all SERP Results according to the user's keyword input. Source: Google Doesn't Think Your Title Tags are Good Enough
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    Awesome New SERP Tracking Tool

    LOL, I wish I was a wizard. I'm just a marketer that knows how to program. I focus on overall marketing, online and offline, with SEO being one tool in the toolbox to generate traffic. I'm a big advocate of Traffic Leaks for generating tremendous amount of targeted traffic. A traffic leak sounds...
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