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    What a great G+ listing Description

    So one of my clients went with Rogers Outrank service (think YellowPages 360) in Canada, without my knowledge. They are managing one listing, which I checked this morning to see what they were doing to "optimize" it.

    For starters, brand new phone number, YAY! Mother F!! Oh and a new website, but with almost identical content as their current website. Double F!

    Get's better, here is the description they added to the listing:

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    Thanks for letting me vent
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    Re: What a great G+ listing Description

    Wow....I'm going to send you some beer. Don't you love when that happens. Gotta love these thirds party vendors.

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    Re: What a great G+ listing Description

    Wow. Yep, that would pretty much piss me off too.
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    Re: What a great G+ listing Description

    Thanks guys. I'm not a beer man, but would love a bottle...or 3 of scotch
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    Re: What a great G+ listing Description

    It always amazes me how little these BIG Corporations appear to know about Google+ Local and SEO when they start dabbling in it.
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    Re: What a great G+ listing Description

    They did add some lovely gavels and attorney photos to the profile
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    Re: What a great G+ listing Description

    Quote Originally Posted by Colan Nielsen View Post
    It always amazes me how little these BIG Corporations appear to know about Google+ Local and SEO when they start dabbling in it.
    I think the big guys play a game called operate at scale and don't sweat the guidelines or minor details like keyword stuffing, duplicate content and tracking numbers.
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    Re: What a great G+ listing Description

    Wow. At least your typical keyword-stuffed description is merciful, in that all the keywords are mashed together in one economical paragraph that you can just tune out and scroll past. This bad boy gets in your face.

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    Re: What a great G+ listing Description

    "economical paragraph" Love it Phil! I'm guess that paragraph is costing 3 times as much as I was charging for my service
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    Re: What a great G+ listing Description

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris McCreery View Post
    "economical paragraph" Love it Phil! I'm guess that paragraph is costing 3 times as much as I was charging for my service
    They sure do add insult to injury!

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