Local Search Forum Newsletter
Today's Date 02-13-2013.
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


NOTE: Copied from email newsletter, so formatting is not ideal. (But info behind links is awesome.)

Title: Thread Starter: Thread Start Date: Replies: Views: Last Post: Username:
-- Threads posted most recently --
WARNING: Dual Claimed Ranking Penalty - Drop like a Rock or Suspension Linda Buquet 02-13-2013 2 73 09:54 AM, 02-13-2013 Linda Buquet
Logging In To Google Places Dashboard as an account admin shondarogers 02-13-2013 0 23 08:02 AM, 02-13-2013 shondarogers
New Google+ Favicon Cleaner44 02-12-2013 1 86 08:57 PM, 02-12-2013 Phil Rozek
Local University Marie Ysais 02-12-2013 3 66 12:28 PM, 02-12-2013 Marie Ysais
Yahoo and Firearms local listings CindyfromAdTrak360 02-12-2013 12 137 02:04 PM, 02-12-2013 Linda Buquet
Crazy Google Local Page Name Conundrum - Clearing Confusion Linda Buquet 02-12-2013 15 575 09:14 AM, 02-13-2013 Linda Buquet
WARNING: Google+ Local Category KW Spam & Conflicting Guidelines Linda Buquet 02-12-2013 4 170 09:17 AM, 02-13-2013 Linda Buquet
Service Area Business Electrician 02-11-2013 0 17 05:55 PM, 02-11-2013 Electrician
Pending listing Brian 02-11-2013 10 175 08:25 AM, 02-13-2013 Brian
Starting a new Google+ Local page Susan Walsh 02-11-2013 7 134 02:54 PM, 02-12-2013 Linda Buquet
I need help on Suspended Google Places Account baltimoreseocompany 02-11-2013 7 102 01:11 PM, 02-11-2013 Linda Buquet
International Citations - Anyone have a source? Dino 02-10-2013 2 50 03:35 PM, 02-10-2013 Dino
International Citations - Anyone have a source? Dino 02-10-2013 9 226 10:01 AM, 02-11-2013 Dino
Looking for the right SEARCH ENGINE MARKETING inukeseo 02-10-2013 0 48 12:12 AM, 02-10-2013 inukeseo
Google: NAME Consistency EVEN ON PHONE Important + Other Warnings for SMBs Linda Buquet 02-09-2013 16 689 09:52 AM, 02-13-2013 Linda Buquet
Google Map Maker Guidelines & Resources Linda Buquet 02-09-2013 9 529 09:20 AM, 02-13-2013 Linda Buquet
Niche specific directories Mike Pedersen 02-09-2013 3 109 06:02 PM, 02-09-2013 Phil Rozek
SMB Warning: Check your Google+ Local Page - Don't Let This Happen to You! Linda Buquet 02-08-2013 9 291 03:18 PM, 02-09-2013 Linda Buquet
-- Threads with the most replies --
Business Listings Deleted by Google - Do Not Support Location Update Linda Buquet 10-09-2012 69 3293 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 1641 01:19 PM, 11-08-2012 Travis Van Slooten
Google Places was Suspended and suffered a large Local SERP Drop obcted 01-31-2013 51 847 08:26 AM, 02-08-2013 Linda Buquet
New "Business Moved" Feature for Google+ Local Listings Linda Buquet 12-18-2012 47 2070 07:49 PM, 02-08-2013 Linda Buquet
Local SEO Ranking Game - Why Ranks High? Linda Buquet 08-21-2012 46 2035 09:51 AM, 09-06-2012 Linda Buquet
If You Aren't Making Money as a Local SEO Consultant You Aren't Alone Travis Van Slooten 12-14-2012 40 1228 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
Disconnected Listings in Google Search Results? impak 01-21-2013 36 617 09:45 AM, 02-06-2013 Flash
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 35 3435 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
-- Threads with the most views --
Login Problems or Forgotten Password? djbaxter 07-27-2012 0 18599 03:07 PM, 07-27-2012 djbaxter
LOCAL Keyword Research Tools and Tricks Linda Buquet 10-04-2012 19 3211 12:37 PM, 10-09-2012 Linda Buquet
Missing Google Reviews - FTC Complaints and Several New Updates Linda Buquet 08-24-2012 12 2886 11:04 AM, 09-04-2012 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
Why You Should Use Schema for Local SEO - Cool Free Tool Linda Buquet 08-16-2012 10 2413 12:48 PM, 12-10-2012 Jody Thomas
Warning: New Google Guidelines Local SEOs Must Know - Could Cause Penalties Linda Buquet 10-11-2012 32 2372 12:32 PM, 10-25-2012 Linda Buquet
LQQK - Incredible Shrinking Local SERPS & Traffic Drops Linda Buquet 09-19-2012 13 2365 08:33 AM, 09-24-2012 Dino
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 1988 09:13 AM, 08-09-2012 Linda Buquet
Service Area Business w/ Hidden Address - IMPORTANT UPDATE G+ Business Page Merge Linda Buquet 12-19-2012 16 1793 04:08 PM, 02-03-2013 Brian Alaway