Local Search Forum Newsletter
The Local Search Community Newsletter features the latest Local Search news, new G+ Local problems, best tips and strategies from the past week.

Remember - the more you give to this community, the more you’ll receive back in return. So when you click to read the any of the hot topics below, please take a moment to share your insights, offer a tip or answer a question to help other members out. :-)

Sincerely, Linda Buquet & the Local Search Team

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Title: Thread Starter: Thread Start Date: Replies: Views: Last Post: Username:
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NEW! Google and your Business Forum Highlights Feed Added Linda Buquet 01-30-2013 0 2 09:17 AM, 01-30-2013 Linda Buquet
Matt Cutts on Negative SEO: Implications for Local djbaxter 01-30-2013 0 27 08:11 AM, 01-30-2013 djbaxter
Optimizing Your Google+ Local Page for the Google Map App | Business 2 Community Linda via Scoop.it 01-30-2013 0 37 07:52 AM, 01-30-2013 Linda via Scoop.it
Did you notice that the Google+ pages had new features today? Cleaner44 01-29-2013 1 5 07:45 PM, 01-29-2013 Linda Buquet
HUGE NEWS! Phone Support for Google Local DATA Problems Just Launched Linda Buquet 01-29-2013 11 406 09:02 AM, 01-30-2013 Linda Buquet
685 Complaints Against Yelp Released By FTC MiriamEllis 01-29-2013 6 177 09:04 PM, 01-29-2013 Jim Froling
Launching NOW! Update for MERGED G+Local Pages - Management Upgrade Linda Buquet 01-29-2013 10 262 09:19 AM, 01-30-2013 Linda Buquet
View listing shows competitors Chris B 01-29-2013 6 27 12:19 PM, 01-29-2013 Chris B
View listing shows competitors Chris B 01-29-2013 8 115 12:58 PM, 01-29-2013 Chris B
Limit on number of citations added? travelincat 01-29-2013 3 69 06:57 AM, 01-30-2013 travelincat
How to Get New Clients - Local Search Consulting Q & A Linda Buquet 01-29-2013 0 102 08:50 AM, 01-29-2013 Linda Buquet
LocalU Advanced, March 9, Baltimore... who's going? Chris Ratchford 01-29-2013 2 97 09:12 AM, 01-29-2013 Linda Buquet
Happy #CMAD to Google Community Managers Jade and Abby! Linda Buquet 01-28-2013 3 101 06:58 PM, 01-28-2013 Colan Nielsen
Do You Use GeoTagged Images for your Local Listing? mborgelt 01-28-2013 5 144 09:02 AM, 01-30-2013 mborgelt
Google+ Local Specific Issues Forum Announcement Linda Buquet 01-28-2013 0 70 12:12 PM, 01-28-2013 Linda Buquet
Google Launches Adwords Express Plus for Local Linda Buquet 01-28-2013 1 126 10:54 AM, 01-28-2013 Fulty22
Google+ Local Hair-Pulling Problems Including Lack of Re-Inclusion Requests Linda Buquet 01-28-2013 1 132 04:49 PM, 01-28-2013 Linda Buquet
My competitor has 25 listing throughout the Chicagoland and only 1 real location Google Business Forum 01-28-2013 1 78 08:26 AM, 01-30-2013 Linda Buquet
Hardcore Map Maker Info for Google Local Troubleshooting Linda Buquet 01-28-2013 3 167 12:32 PM, 01-28-2013 Phil Rozek
Re-listing in Google Places with a new account: Questions John C 01-26-2013 2 120 07:49 AM, 01-27-2013 Linda Buquet
-- Threads with the most replies --
Business Listings Deleted by Google - Do Not Support Location Update Linda Buquet 10-09-2012 69 3118 09:22 AM, 12-07-2012 Flash
Breaking: Will Google Kill Search Location Setting? Bad News for Local SEO if So Linda Buquet 10-23-2012 52 1558 01:19 PM, 11-08-2012 Travis Van Slooten
Local SEO Ranking Game - Why Ranks High? Linda Buquet 08-21-2012 46 2005 09:51 AM, 09-06-2012 Linda Buquet
New "Business Moved" Feature for Google+ Local Listings Linda Buquet 12-18-2012 41 1201 07:58 PM, 01-19-2013 Linda Buquet
If You Aren't Making Money as a Local SEO Consultant You Aren't Alone Travis Van Slooten 12-14-2012 40 1108 08:31 AM, 01-02-2013 Linda Buquet
New "Business Moved" Feature for Google+ Local Listings Linda Buquet 12-18-2012 37 845 11:42 AM, 12-22-2012 Linda Buquet
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 35 3289 11:14 AM, 11-29-2012 Linda Buquet
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 35 3139 11:14 AM, 11-29-2012 Linda Buquet
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 35 2825 11:14 AM, 11-29-2012 Linda Buquet
Google places issues and the dreaded 650 phone call racebum 01-02-2013 34 640 05:42 PM, 01-09-2013 Linda Buquet
-- Threads with the most views --
LOCAL Keyword Research Tools and Tricks Linda Buquet 10-04-2012 19 3018 12:37 PM, 10-09-2012 Linda Buquet
Missing Google Reviews - FTC Complaints and Several New Updates Linda Buquet 08-24-2012 12 2792 11:04 AM, 09-04-2012 Linda Buquet
LQQK - Incredible Shrinking Local SERPS & Traffic Drops Linda Buquet 09-19-2012 13 2275 08:33 AM, 09-24-2012 Dino
Warning: New Google Guidelines Local SEOs Must Know - Could Cause Penalties Linda Buquet 10-11-2012 32 2246 12:32 PM, 10-25-2012 Linda Buquet
Why You Should Use Schema for Local SEO - Cool Free Tool Linda Buquet 08-16-2012 10 2208 12:48 PM, 12-10-2012 Jody Thomas
LOCAL Keyword Research Tools and Tricks Linda Buquet 10-04-2012 19 2157 12:37 PM, 10-09-2012 Linda Buquet
New Google+ Local Photo Guidelines - No More Logos and No Ugly Mugs! Linda Buquet 07-26-2012 25 1941 09:13 AM, 08-09-2012 Linda Buquet
Silly Local SEO Consultant But Cool Google Review Trick Linda Buquet 08-31-2012 22 1620 11:25 PM, 12-27-2012 keenan
Valiant Effort to Help Solve Google Review Problems Linda Buquet 08-07-2012 22 1573 08:09 PM, 01-02-2013 MiriamEllis
Google+ Local - Category Bug Bites Listings Linda Buquet 08-29-2012 34 1454 12:22 PM, 12-07-2012 Linda Buquet