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  1. Adamk

    Operating a local directory as a marketing strategy?

    We also have thought about the strategy, we even built a prototype. We have been so busy client side that it has sat on the back burner. Check out Maybe it's something you can use. Either way, thoughts about the business listings are appreciated. (it hasn't been updated in...
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    Amazing Presentation

    Boston SearchLove How to Prioritize Your Local Search Work
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    Account Update in Progress

    This is my first time dealing with this issue, does anyone know if there is any way to get past the message: We are currently updating your account. It will be unavailable for a few hours. If you continue to see this message after a few hours, let us know. This has been the message when we log...
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    500+ Locations and Home Addresses That Change every Few Years

    Hi All, Is there a best practice for getting these type of locations on Google? We would hide the addresses as they all serve customers at there locations.
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    Business Yet to Open

    I would create all the listings, have them ready to verify at opening.
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    Local Search Market Share

    I was hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I am looking for some research that compares Google+, Yahoo, Yelp, Yp etc. local search market share. Thanks.
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    Taking Over Local SEO

    It has been a challenge, so far. We have gotten Google to un-verify many of the listings, thus making us able to re-claim in the clients account. Has anyone else had this action happen?
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    How to get our phone to ring?

    If I may be so bold as to add, that I would consider hiring a professional Local SEO company to manage your overall presence. From Listing management to website.
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    Way to Track Organic Clicks vs Google Plus Local Clicks from Blended Results?

    This is something we use quite a bit, with some customization, it comes close. How To Segment Local Search In Google Analytics (with Free Dashboard!) - Local University
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    Listing Management for 100+ Locations

    Extra issues, mildly put.:eek: Our minimum is 100 locations and we scale up to 5,000 locations, per brand. I hope there are other folks willing to accelerate this topic. Have a great day!!
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    Listing Management for 100+ Locations

    Hi, Is anyone interested in discussing the differences between working with SMB's and Regional/National brands? In our experience, the best practices for the 2 are completely different. Do you agree? We are putting together a best practices for multi location companies. 100-4000...
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    Citations helped raise my Google+ Listing

    Hi, That's a good idea, we have done a few. I am starting to think that citation building for LOCAL SEARCH is more an opportunity to have ongoing billings for an agency as opposed to real value. I am sure to get a bunch of heat on this. But I cant show any Google Rank value for LOCAL...
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    Creating and Ranking an Online Business Directory

    Good Morning, We are in the process of launching our directory. I would be happy to talk about our experience and expectations. Reach out offline.
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    What kind of CRM/Task Management do you use?

    We just started rolling out with smartsheet, it seems to fit all our project management needs. For CRM, we are also on the look out for a killer solution.
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    Citations helped raise my Google+ Listing

    Hi All, Can someone point me in the right direction? I am looking for a case study that proves citations/links actually move the rankings on Google. I am not trying to start a debate over the value, just looking for some empirical data. Thanks.
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    YEXT and Paid Links

    I have been having a debate with some Local SEO folks. Does anyone think YEXT could be classified as paid links? On sites like MapQuest, Yahoo etc. Is there a difference between paying a YEXT for the link or getting the link organically?
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    Bulk Upload Override

    Has anyone had any experience or findings related to an approved bulk upload overriding individually claimed listings?
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    Taking Over Local SEO

    We have taken over Local SEO for a company with about 2000 locations. It seems that most of the listings are inaccurate and claimed. The client does not know who claimed them and has no access. Has anyone seen best practices to follow in this scenario? Thanks