Local Search Forum Newsletter
Today's Date 12-10-2013.

Dear $username:

This weeks newsletter features just some of the latest Local Search news, G+ Local updates, bugs, advice and strategies. Check 'recent posts' at the forum to see more.

Attn: "Local Search Pros" (Linda's training clients) - Google update and QA conference call, this Thursday, Dec. 12th. See details pinned to top of the Private "Pro" Forum.

Our Service Area Business Issues InsideLocal Webinar was a huge hit! Check out the recording if you missed it!
Service Area Business Optimization Issues

Sincerely,
Linda Buquet & the Local Search Forum Team

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Title: Thread Starter: Thread Start Date: Replies: Views: Last Post: Username:
-- Threads posted most recently --
Reverse Engineering the Google Local Algo Linda Buquet 12-10-2013 2 111 10:32 AM, 12-10-2013 Jason Kamara
Why Does My Client Not Rank in Local? Vickyboli 12-10-2013 2 76 08:21 AM, 12-10-2013 Dustybones
Joining multiple Google+ Pages under 2 accounts StevenP 12-10-2013 0 45 05:00 AM, 12-10-2013 StevenP
New Google SERP Feature Graph Dustybones 12-10-2013 3 63 08:00 AM, 12-10-2013 Dustybones
Descriptions raylaminac 12-09-2013 2 88 01:00 PM, 12-09-2013 raylaminac
Longtail Results VS Search Engine Location raylaminac 12-09-2013 1 100 03:19 PM, 12-09-2013 Phil Rozek
Boost Review Follow-Through With this "How to Ask for Reviews" Formula & Script Linda Buquet 12-09-2013 1 121 07:57 AM, 12-10-2013 Benjamin Beck
Google Business Photos May Correlate With Higher Local Search Ranking 360 Spin 12-09-2013 2 98 09:49 AM, 12-09-2013 Linda Buquet
Working around a Call Center for Google listings EsR 12-09-2013 1 92 04:04 PM, 12-09-2013 mborgelt
Organic Map Placement and Local Listing raylaminac 12-09-2013 7 139 05:43 AM, 12-10-2013 TonyIsSocial
Duplicate negative reviews on CitySearch, InsiderPages, Kudzu, Judy's Book Chris Ratchford 12-09-2013 0 2 06:21 AM, 12-09-2013 Chris Ratchford
1 Company but 2 Business Names - I Have a Real Mess I Need Help With! Travis Van Slooten 12-07-2013 4 16 05:09 PM, 12-09-2013 Travis Van Slooten
Is it possible to change my Google + URL? Bishop 12-06-2013 5 186 12:32 PM, 12-07-2013 keenan
What is the + for in AdWords Express Search Phrases TonyIsSocial 12-06-2013 2 137 09:38 PM, 12-06-2013 keenan
QA from Optimization for Service Area Businesses Webinar Linda Buquet 12-06-2013 0 138 10:20 AM, 12-06-2013 Linda Buquet
Ignoring Mobile? You’re Ignoring Half Your Local Prospects Local Search News 12-06-2013 0 101 07:31 AM, 12-06-2013 Local Search News
Search engine listing mail verifications Michael S. Doran 12-05-2013 1 132 08:51 PM, 12-05-2013 Linda Buquet
Unclaimed Google+ page with a company name instead of a person's name, as required. Alex Weiss 12-05-2013 4 151 09:59 AM, 12-06-2013 Alex Weiss
Hiding Address Bishop 12-05-2013 13 333 10:18 PM, 12-06-2013 Linda Buquet
Google's Review Math Doesn't Add Up Jim Froling 12-05-2013 2 177 08:22 PM, 12-05-2013 Michael S. Doran
Fine Line with Page Content Laustin1878 12-05-2013 6 245 04:46 PM, 12-08-2013 Phil Rozek
Odd Google Business Clustering?? RossP 12-05-2013 2 127 12:41 PM, 12-05-2013 RossP
WordPress: Major update to Yoast's Local SEO plugin djbaxter 12-04-2013 0 143 07:06 PM, 12-04-2013 djbaxter
Google Reviews – New Quirks Local Search News 12-04-2013 0 202 06:32 PM, 12-04-2013 Local Search News
Designing Business Location Website Pages, Part 3: Mass Location Business With Store Local Search News 12-04-2013 0 97 08:51 AM, 12-04-2013 Local Search News
How much does cheap SEO really cost? Chris_Gregory 12-04-2013 0 119 08:34 AM, 12-04-2013 Chris_Gregory
Citiation question Bishop 12-03-2013 7 279 09:37 AM, 12-09-2013 Phil Rozek
Dropped out of local results JoshuaMackens 12-03-2013 10 289 02:58 PM, 12-06-2013 JoshuaMackens
Local Search Forum News, Updates & Tips Linda Buquet 12-03-2013 0 106 11:00 AM, 12-03-2013 Linda Buquet
NEW Google Maps Embed Code Sucks for Local SEO - Here is Why Linda Buquet 12-03-2013 7 967 06:33 PM, 12-08-2013 Linda Buquet
-- Threads with the most replies --
Major Update - New Google Places Dashboard - All-in-one Local Listing Management Linda Buquet 04-02-2013 101 12118 10:14 AM, 08-08-2013 Andrew Forster
Attack of the Bad Google Local One-Boxes! Linda Buquet 08-24-2013 81 5338 05:05 PM, 12-06-2013 Thos003
Business Listings Deleted by Google - Do Not Support Location Update Linda Buquet 10-09-2012 69 6142 09:22 AM, 12-07-2012 Flash
New "Business Moved" Feature for Google+ Local Listings Linda Buquet 12-18-2012 60 5278 06:31 AM, 05-02-2013 Jo Shaer
Transitioning from Google Reader djbaxter 03-13-2013 58 2890 09:46 AM, 07-02-2013 Linda Buquet
BUG Warning - Check Address to be Sure Still Hidden RossP 03-19-2013 57 2528 03:58 PM, 04-09-2013 Jeffrey Taylor
Google+ Local HUGE Layout Change EsR 03-06-2013 55 3102 06:30 PM, 03-15-2013 shondarogers
Breaking: Will Google Kill Search Location Setting? Bad News for Local SEO if So Linda Buquet 10-23-2012 52 2673 01:19 PM, 11-08-2012 Travis Van Slooten
Google Places was Suspended and suffered a large Local SERP Drop obcted 01-31-2013 51 1795 08:26 AM, 02-08-2013 Linda Buquet
Google Local SERP Update: Old Pack Algo & Doubles Colan Nielsen 10-25-2013 50 2112 10:48 AM, 11-02-2013 Stefano Romero
-- Threads with the most views --
Major Update - New Google Places Dashboard - All-in-one Local Listing Management Linda Buquet 04-02-2013 101 12118 10:14 AM, 08-08-2013 Andrew Forster
LOCAL Keyword Research Tools and Tricks Linda Buquet 10-04-2012 25 7071 04:57 AM, 04-02-2013 tarneem
Hot for Local! NEW Google Keyword Planner - KW Research by City Linda Buquet 06-12-2013 40 6600 11:48 AM, 08-15-2013 Dave
Business Listings Deleted by Google - Do Not Support Location Update Linda Buquet 10-09-2012 69 6142 09:22 AM, 12-07-2012 Flash
How the Google Local Algo Really Works - What Rules the Ranking Order Linda Buquet 07-09-2013 29 5781 02:37 PM, 12-09-2013 Linda Buquet
New Intensive ADVANCED Google+ Local TRAINING Linda Buquet 01-22-2013 47 5700 08:30 AM, 10-21-2013 Werner
Why You Should Use Schema for Local SEO - Cool Free Tool Linda Buquet 08-16-2012 10 5685 12:48 PM, 12-10-2012 Jody Thomas
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 42 5608 08:39 AM, 05-17-2013 Linda Buquet
No "write a review" option available on iPad/iPhone for Google+ Local? Chris Ratchford 10-11-2012 12 5546 08:38 AM, 08-27-2013 ARKlady ARKtechCo
New Schema Creator WordPress Plugin Linda Buquet 08-23-2012 13 5340 01:04 PM, 08-02-2013 sodomojo



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