Recent content by Jonathan Hatton

  1. Jonathan Hatton

    Goodbye 7 Packs! Only 3 Packs with No Phone # or Address for All Local Results

    Seeing this being rolled out here in the UK this morning. No 7 Packs to be seen anywhere!
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    Local SEO Will Help You Live Long and Prosper - Greg Gifford #BrightonSEO

    Hi Linda, I was lucky enough to go down to BrightonSEO and I have to say, Greggs and Mathew Barbys talks where the best by a long way!
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    Schema Question regarding locations

    What is the difference between between: addressLocality addressRegion For example when using the structued data testing tool for a client its coming up with the city name first and area second. Shouldn't it be the other way around? E.g. addressLocality: London addressRegion : Kensington...
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    Local Search: Improving Wordpress Site Speed on Local Sites

    Facebook likebox's and Sharing plugins can kill your website load speed! I would only use if absolutely necessary.
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    Dear Google, Stop Using Business Name as a Local Ranking Factor- Darren Shaw

    It's quite rare that you get a company called a keyword+location. Unless its been done for SEO purposes! So I have to agree with Darren here
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    Google: New Structured Data Testing Tool and Improved Documentation

    Hi Joshua, No sorry, this is not my tool it is a Google tool. But I and a few other people I know were getting errors for logo and URL. I have just given the code that fixes this issue. :)
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    GEO SERP Screenshot Tracking Tool - ADVANCED Google Local Ranking Troubleshooting

    Am I right in thinking this could be used to monitor competitor landing pages? For example: You have been ranking position 1 for a huge search volume keyword. Then one day you drop to position 2 and you are wondering why. Then you check the Visual ping and find out that your competitor has...
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    Penalty for too many Google+ Local Reviews?

    Hi Kate & Linda, Thanks for the quick replies, You have put my mind a ease :) Just going to read through Phil's post now!
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    Penalty for too many Google+ Local Reviews?

    We recently took on a local client who did not have a current 'My Business' account with Google. Therefore, I made one for him from scratch. I asked him if he could filter through his emails and see if any of his past customers used a Gmail account. I then asked if he could get in touch with...
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    DMOZ

    To be honest, I think it depends on what category you are adding to. We usually add clients to all major directories at the start of our SEO plan for citation purposes etc. I have found that acceptance rates on Dmoz, totally depend on the category you are going for and how active the editors our...
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    BBB Accreditation: Boring But Bumps Your Local SEO - Phil Rozek

    Does anyone know if there is a UK version of the BBB?
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    ▶ VIDEO: HOW to Hide Address on your Google+ Local Page (Plus Why)

    Hi Linda, Thanks for the clarification on this. it's good to know that it doesn't effect rankings if the address is hidden.
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    Google: New Structured Data Testing Tool and Improved Documentation

    Hi, This code worked for me (Replace *** with your details): Hope this helps!
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    What is the best way to check local ranking for a keyword?

    With Rankinity can you set certain permissions for clients within the backend so they can just see their rankings?
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    Google: New Structured Data Testing Tool and Improved Documentation

    Hi Joshua, I have managed to fix the issue with the two errors showing. I will paste the code template here when I get back to the office.
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