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  1. Brian

    Title tag in place of the firm name

    I found another one where the firm name is not showing up. It does not appear to be the title tag or the H2 tag. The words are "Ocean County Divorce Attorneys" which are on the Home Page but not in that specific order. Also, it does not always happen the same way. Sometimes the firm name is...
  2. Brian

    Title tag in place of the firm name

    Thanks Linda. That seems to happen to us some times with other accounts that we work on. I am wondering if it is something we are doing wrong.
  3. Brian

    Title tag in place of the firm name

    I still uncertain why the title tag sometimes show up in place of the firm name in the Google Local results: Check the third listing on the search results page for Bellingham Divorce Attorneys
  4. Brian

    New Places Search with Images & Stars - Is it Coming???

    Reviews really stand out with this new Look. Many of my clients are hesitant to ask their clients for reviews and usually end up with zero reviews. Perhaps this will provide additional incentive.
  5. Brian

    Cutts Recommends Google Consumer Surveys

    Google's Matt Cutts reshared a post on Google+ about Google consumer surveys adding a free feature for publishers to add code to their site to poll their website visitors if they like the pages. I am wondering what people think about the idea of adding consumer surveys to a site. It looks like...
  6. Brian

    How do you tackle multiple clients in one industry?

    I think it depends partly on what vertical you are choosing and how many competitors there are. I work with attorneys and tell my clients that I will work with a maximum of of 3 clients in their area if it is a large city. A large city may upwards over 500 competing attorneys (mostly small...
  7. Brian

    Duplicating Home Page content in the description for new Dashboard

    The new dashboard allows for entering a lot of content into the description field. Is it a no no to copy and paste content from the Home Page (of the owner's website) into the description field?
  8. Brian

    Tactics For Optimizing Upgraded/Verified Local G+ Pages

    Thanks for the post Colan. Could you share why you think that is a good idea. What impact to you think leaving a review has on Imprezzion?
  9. Brian

    Searching just the keyword vs searching keyword with city

    How do search results differ when someone searches just the keyword. For example a person located in Cincinnati searches Divorce attorney instead of searching divorce attorney Cincinnati? Are people more likely to search just Divorce Attorney?
  10. Brian

    Am I the Spammer that your parents warned you about?

    I am working with a Divorce Attorney and have put together a category list. Is the category list below acceptable or has it crossed the spam line? Divorce Attorney Family Law Attorney Divorce Lawyer Mediation Service Child Custody Lawyer Does Google treat Lawyer as a synonym of attorney or do...
  11. Brian

    If You Aren't Making Money as a Local SEO Consultant You Aren't Alone

    Pricing is tricky in our business. However I have often priced things low, only to find out later that the client was spending $5000 on a single marketing video. So it is very important to sell value in the service and price it where you can make a profit. It is also important to pick...
  12. Brian

    Major Update - New Google Places Dashboard - All-in-one Local Listing Management

    I have just taken on a couple listings that that are a mess. Spammed keywords, City name in wrong places and dupes. Is it a good idea to update asap in the old dashboad and get everything up to stuff. Or should I wait and just make the changes in the new dash.
  13. Brian

    Two businesses one location has worked but client wants to change

    So I should click delete in the places dashboard and then choose the option below? Remove this listing from my Google Places account. Select this option if you mistakenly associated the listing with your account. This listing may continue to display on Google Maps if provided by other sources.
  14. Brian

    Two businesses one location has worked but client wants to change

    I have a new attorney client who for the last several years has had two businesses at one location using the same address and phone with different firm names. One business is a Family law firm the other business is related targeting family law mediation services. He has one Google account...
  15. Brian

    Local Search Ranking Factors for Facebook Graph Search

    We are not working on Facebook optimization. However this post made me think about the importance of growing my social media connections within Google+. The influence of G+ engagement on Google search results is only going to increase. Unlike Facebook, we are in the lull before the storm...
  16. Brian

    Private Mobile phone shows in the attorneys listing

    I used the phone option and it worked really well. Amazing. What an innovative concept. Using the telephone to help people with their support issues. Those people at Google really have it together. LOL
  17. Brian

    Private Mobile phone shows in the attorneys listing

    Thanks Colan for the quick response. To submit an edit with Report a Problem/Edit Business Detail, do I log into places? I cannot see the report a problem link there. Or should I report it through the maps interface?
  18. Brian

    Private Mobile phone shows in the attorneys listing

    I received a call from an attorney client yesterday saying he was getting calls on his private mobile phone from people that found his number on the web. When I looked up his office in Google the Google plus listing was showing his private mobile number. So I logged into his places account and...
  19. Brian

    Tracking Phone Numbers

    if you ignore the issue of potential poor customer service. What is the risk in imbedding the the call tracking number as an image, prominently displayed in the top banner on the site. Are there reallya lot of companies manually collecting numbers off sites or is it more BOT activity
  20. Brian

    LocalEze- Channel Partner Program- Yay or Nay

    Localeze is very wishy washy on their pricing. I have received 3 different price quotes from them. The most recent pricing was a min. listing commitment of 10 listings for $1500 which works out to $150 per listing. Any listings beyond ten would be billed at $100. Each year you get an auto...
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