Here is a roundup of some of the latest local SEO and Google+ Local news from the Local Search Community, that you may have missed.

Does City in G+L Description Cause Ranking Penalty?

Biz-Building Tips for Local SEOs + How to Find a GOOD Local SEO for SMBs

Hardcore Local SEO Competitive Analysis with Places Scout


Sweet Treat 4 Members - Highlight YOUR Blog @ Local Search Community!

The Zen Of Local SEO by Miriam Ellis

The Rudiments Of Local SEO - a Classic by Miriam Ellis

Tips from David Mihm's Presentation at SearchLove 2012

Google+ Marketing Tips, Tricks and Treats

Google Business Forum VIDEO Wrapup - October 19 2012

Top Ranking Local Business Directories in the US

Breaking: Will Google Kill Search Location Setting? Bad News for Local SEO

5 Tips for Optimizing Your LinkedIn Company Page

What Impact Will Google Now Have For Small Businesses?

Your Local SEO Strategy is One Millimeter Off! Video

Google Places for Business Help - Will Not Update Clients URL

Adding Schema Location Markup to Your Site: Structured Data First Steps