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    Possible Bug Alert: Pagination Issue for Local Finder Results

    Yes, i can confirm this issue was fixed around 3PM PST yesterday.
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    Looking for a tool to scrape local results

    Thanks for the shoutout Darren, much appreciated! @Lachlan_Wells - check out our Leads / Competitive analysis tool in Places Scout, it will do exactly what you are looking for - scrape Maps results with a full audit of GMB data for each result. You can use this data for competitive analysis and...
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    Places Scount Review - The Swiss Army Knife for Local Search

    @marvellouz - just replied to your support ticket, please check my response, but in short yes you can specify the country and location setting to pull results for in our lead gen reports.
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    4 Organic Results ABOVE Local Map

    I've been seeing this happening more and more recently where the 3-pack is either in the middle of the bottom of the page for some keywords. I just tested your 'air duct mold removal' keyword and a 2-pack appeared at the bottom of the SERPs: Not sure if this Google is doing some testing in...
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    Places Scount Review - The Swiss Army Knife for Local Search

    Hi Carl, Yes, Places Scout has full support for the UK as well as 54 other countries :). All of our reports have an option to select your desired country. For rankings, we will use your country specific Google server (www.google.co.uk) as well as an IP address that is physically located...
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    HEADS UP - Google Removing unverified G+ Pages - Redirecting to Maps Listing

    James, Thanks for the clarification and for sharing the link to Mike's post. I was trying to find an example of a claimed page that got redirected to Maps, i thought i had seen a few yesterday but can't seem find any, so it looks like what you and Mike's article said is correct, they have...
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    HEADS UP - Google Removing unverified G+ Pages - Redirecting to Maps Listing

    Wanted to give everyone a heads up - It appears that Google is in the process of permanently removing GMB pages and replacing them with Google Maps Place pages. Basically, what happens is that if you visit a URL to an existing GMB page that has been transitioned, you will get redirected to a...
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    Heads Up - Google Either Moving OR Removing Search Location Setting

    As Linda noted, we observed that the ability to change the Google location setting using the Search Tools menu option in the SERPs was removed around 10:30AM PST today. However, after several hours of investigation, debugging, and testing, we have devised a suitable workaround in Places Scout...
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    New Google Maps Layout Update Rolled Out Everywhere

    Heads up! Looks like Google has officially rolled out a new layout for Google Maps today. Our automated systems first detected the change around 2:45PM PST today (10/08/15): I know they have been testing this off and on for the past few weeks but i think its officially rolled out everywhere...
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    Google Local Ranking Check Tool

    @Avgustina - Yes, Places Scout can reporting on your Google Maps/Places rankings in addition to your Organic Rankings. You can see in the Maps/Places rankings in the screenshot below: Also, you can view Maps/Places results SERP competitor data for each keyword which is an exact view of the...
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    Places Scount Review - The Swiss Army Knife for Local Search

    @Eric - we are fully integrated and you do not need to provide any API keys to access any data, its included in our pricing. @Joshua - thank you for your kind words and for being such a loyal customer over the years, much appreciated!
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    Places Scount Review - The Swiss Army Knife for Local Search

    Linda - Thank you very much for putting together such a lovely and informative post on the new version of Places Scout, it is much appreciated! Also, you can view our full screenshot gallery of all of Places Scout's reports and features at this link: https://www.placesscout.com/screenshots...
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    Local Search Brainstorm: Best Ways to Get New Clients Fast? Round 2

    @Joy - we recently posted updated screenshots of what the data looks like here: https://www.placesscout.com/screenshots The screenshots for the competitive analysis / lead gen data are towards the bottom of the page. Let me know what you think when you get a chance!
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    Places Scout - New Release Update? Any Temporary Alternative

    @Eric, The rankings update as often as you'd like. When you create a ranking report, you can specify a scheduler settings that define how often the report runs automatically on a scheduled basis. Our scheduler is very flexible, you can choose to run the report hourly, daily, weekly (with...
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    Places Scout - New Release Update? Any Temporary Alternative

    Mike, You can use the Leads module to gather all the competitive analysis data. We are going to change the name of this module to be more suited for its capabilities, as it provides a hybrid Competitive Analysis / Leads / Business Audit reporting capabilities depending on how you look at the...
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    Places Scout - New Release Update? Any Temporary Alternative

    @LocalReviewGuy - Yes, our Reputation reporting has been working solid for several months and is a big upgrade from the desktop version! We now support monitoring reviews for the top 20+ review sites, and will be adding in support for BBB.org very soon. We have all the important metrics in...
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    R.I.P. Google Classic Maps - But Here's a Hack that Still Works!

    Looks like the Classic Google Maps was officially laid to rest at some point yesterday morning. The https://www.google.com/lochp URL is no longer working, redirects to new Google Maps. Anyone else seeing the same?
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    Places Scout - New Release Update? Any Temporary Alternative

    Folks, Wanted to provide an update and respond to the feedback on our pricing structure. We spent a lot of time coming up with a pricing structure for Places Scout, which proved to be a difficult task ? since we offer many types of reports and allow users to customize the settings in each...
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    Places Scout - New Release Update? Any Temporary Alternative

    Folks, i just posted another status update here: https://www.placesscout.com/new-places-scout-online-version-updates Still working hard at getting things in place but we have made good progress since the last update and are bringing on additional team members to help speed up the release...
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    Places Scout - New Release Update? Any Temporary Alternative

    Folks, First, I want to apologize for my lack of communication regarding the upcoming release of the new web-based version of Places Scout. I've been so buried deep in code, managing my guys, and trying to get everything working properly for the upcoming launch that i've have lost sight up...
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