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    The Proper Way to do Keyword Research in 2016

    They seem to take the middle of their Monthly Impressions forecast. In Joy's example 3.6-4.4k, middle is 4k so that's what they end up totaling for the impressions.
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    Organic Website Ranking Is The Biggest Factor For Local?

    Thanks Joy, if you know of a permanent solution that would be great and I'd love to know how. It doesn't really affect me as much as it would some of the local search and web design companies. The guy has been doing this off and on for over a year now. I normally just suggest edits and they fix...
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    Organic Website Ranking Is The Biggest Factor For Local?

    He switched it back to his company name and changed the category, probably after you called. The guys actual site used to be for IT/PC services but he switched it to SEO/PPC, but funny enough all the pages currently besides the homepage are about fitness...
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    Organic Website Ranking Is The Biggest Factor For Local?

    The guy has been doing this for a while, over a year now. When a listing is reported and removed, which sometimes takes months, he puts up another. Every time it's his phone number, sometimes with UPS store addresses and always linking to the Raleigh SEO Meetup website (I'm one of the organizers...
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    Ranking #1 in the Local 7 Pack - Even Though Panda or Penguin Penalty?

    We had a client that came in with a manual penalty (links) back in October. They were not in the top 50 for their main keywords but were still ranking 1-3 in the maps for various phrases. Their penalty was officially removed mid December (although we saw rankings improve a few weeks prior.) The...
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