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    Ultimate List of Local Review Widgets and Badges - Phil Rozek

    Great insights Phil... thanks (as always) for helping us out with your knowledge! On a related note, are we allowed (within Google's guidelines) to create our own badges about our 5-star Google Reviews and linking it to our G+ biz page? Example of what I'm asking about...
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    How To Change Image In Business' Knowledge Graph

    How can one change the image that Google shows in a business' knowledge graph in the SERPs? And the image I am referring to is the one that typically appears to the left of the map within the knowledge graph box, above the business' name. The current image that is being used in my client's...
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    Dealing With Yellow Pages Adwords Ads Targeting Your Brand Name

    Hi Everyone, One of my consulting clients is a law firm (because of NDA, I will use the fictitious name, Gibson & Frye) and they recently started seeing Yellow Pages running an Adwords ad on their brand terms ("gibson & frye", "gibson & frye") that uses the law firm's name and address as the...
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    Fixing/Building Local Citations - The Options...

    Hi Everyone, I am looking for some advice and insights with a particular local SEO problem I am facing... I am a marketing consultant for a local law firm that has one office location. I have investigated their currently listed citations using Whitesparks Citation Finder tool and have...
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    How To Link to Google Maps Driving Directions to Business...

    I was wondering if anyone knew how to create a webpage link that would open Google Maps for people that need driving directions to my store? In other words, is there a URL that can be used for a link that says "Click Here For Driving Directions" that would either launch Google Maps app on their...
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    Citations -> Other businesses sub-leasing space at our address!

    I consult for a law firm (let's call it Rosenberg & Dalgren, LLP) and they are headquartered in a fairly large building. They allow some smaller independent law firms and attorneys who work in non-competing practice areas to sub-lease office space in their building. They also have two other...
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    Custom G+ URLs roll out en masse

    Has anyone heard any success stories with requesting a custom URL different than the two reserved ones offered by Google via contacting a Google Rep by phone? And what advantages might there be for a local business to go with a very long custom URL such as...
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    Big Problems Using &'s in Business Name?

    Linda & Keenan, Thank you so much for your insights.. I will be putting them to use and will certainly report back with any updates on what I have learned. Linda, as a quick way to see if using the "and" as opposed to "&" in on-site copy can make a difference with the appearance of one-box, I...
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    Big Problems Using &'s in Business Name?

    Hi Guys, Thanks for the advice and your willingness to help me out. The name I used is fictitious, but very close to what the actual business name is. I am working under a non-disclosure so I can't share the actual business name. It is very discouraging that the one-box doesn't appear for...
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    Big Problems Using &'s in Business Name?

    One of my clients is a law firm with a Business name like the following: Rosenberg & Dalgren, LLP They get A TON of organic search traffic on their brand name above, but most people (95%) search "Rosenberg and Dalgren" instead of "Rosenberg & Dalgren". Notice use of ampersand being used and...
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    Risky Claiming Listing Now

    So glad to be a part of the community here! Look forward to participating! I have a client that is a brick & mortar storefront in a local city. They want to improve their local SEO for people searching for their services in the local area.The problem is, they have a Google Places For Business...
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