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

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 --
Any Hard Data on Local CTR vs. Pure Organic CTR Ross Barefoot 04-03-2013 0 8 08:02 AM, 04-03-2013 Ross Barefoot
Double Ranking, Organic and in the Maps Marie Ysais 04-03-2013 1 23 08:37 AM, 04-03-2013 Linda Buquet
BREAKING! Brand New Google Places Dashboard - All-in-one Local Listing Management Linda Buquet 04-02-2013 29 1257 08:58 AM, 04-03-2013 Linda Buquet
Business Name Display Variations in SERPs Ross Barefoot 04-02-2013 7 140 07:56 AM, 04-03-2013 Ross Barefoot
NAP Consistency Kim TechSEO 04-02-2013 0 78 01:42 PM, 04-02-2013 Kim TechSEO
Finding G+ page Mike Pedersen 04-02-2013 4 120 05:03 AM, 04-03-2013 Mike Pedersen
Attorney Listing Nightmare grantbrott 04-01-2013 4 134 01:29 PM, 04-02-2013 grantbrott
Two Google+ Local Pages JoshuaMackens 04-01-2013 7 167 10:17 PM, 04-02-2013 Linda Buquet
Re: Merged Hidden Address Service Area Business Conor 03-31-2013 7 103 08:23 PM, 04-02-2013 Linda Buquet
Business with Active Google Places profile, but Marked Closed in Mapmaker Daniel C Berman 03-31-2013 8 234 05:03 PM, 04-01-2013 Daniel C Berman
Service provider - Google plus business page merger Conor 03-29-2013 0 147 10:56 PM, 03-29-2013 Conor
Top 20 Local SMB Blog Post Tips and Ideas Linda Buquet 03-29-2013 1 242 03:12 AM, 03-30-2013 Phil Rozek
Using Twitter for Local Marketing - Tips and Tricks Linda Buquet 03-29-2013 2 204 08:26 AM, 03-29-2013 Linda Buquet
Not showing up for Google suggested category saromckenna 03-29-2013 5 158 12:50 PM, 03-30-2013 Linda Buquet
Local Business Targeting Multiple Cities in Metro Area bluehabit 03-28-2013 10 394 11:36 AM, 04-02-2013 Marie Ysais
If you want a prospecting system, just do this!! Nick.SEOSpark 03-28-2013 1 189 12:47 PM, 03-28-2013 Linda Buquet
Press Releases for Local SEO? See Screenshot Linda Buquet 03-28-2013 5 346 06:19 PM, 04-01-2013 Randy Kirk
New G+L Listing JoshuaMackens 03-28-2013 5 140 11:33 AM, 03-29-2013 JoshuaMackens
G+ Biz page as Verified Local Business, Delete Suspended Places Listings? russofford 03-28-2013 1 157 07:52 AM, 03-28-2013 Linda Buquet
Local SEO Checkup - Website Health, Is the website sick? Tips and Tricks Marie Ysais 03-28-2013 9 844 09:40 AM, 04-01-2013 Jeffrey Taylor
-- Threads with the most replies --
Business Listings Deleted by Google - Do Not Support Location Update Linda Buquet 10-09-2012 69 3714 08:22 AM, 12-07-2012 Flash
Google+ Local HUGE Layout Change EsR 03-06-2013 55 2084 05:30 PM, 03-15-2013 shondarogers
New "Business Moved" Feature for Google+ Local Listings Linda Buquet 12-18-2012 53 2809 04:29 PM, 02-19-2013 Phil Rozek
Breaking: Will Google Kill Search Location Setting? Bad News for Local SEO if So Linda Buquet 10-23-2012 52 1932 12:19 PM, 11-08-2012 Travis Van Slooten
Google Places was Suspended and suffered a large Local SERP Drop obcted 01-31-2013 51 1155 07:26 AM, 02-08-2013 Linda Buquet
Local SEO Ranking Game - Why Ranks High? Linda Buquet 08-21-2012 46 2369 08:51 AM, 09-06-2012 Linda Buquet
Local SEO Ranking Game - Why Ranks High? Linda Buquet 08-21-2012 46 2035 08:51 AM, 09-06-2012 Linda Buquet
BUG Warning - Check Address to be Sure Still Hidden RossP 03-19-2013 45 1074 07:42 AM, 04-02-2013 WineCountryCarpetCleaning
Critical 4 Local - Author Rank, Publisher & Author Markup - What you NEED to Know Linda Buquet 02-05-2013 45 2308 10:30 AM, 03-28-2013 Linda Buquet
Transitioning from Google Reader djbaxter 03-13-2013 43 1018 10:50 AM, 03-28-2013 Linda Buquet
-- Threads with the most views --
Login Problems or Forgotten Password? djbaxter 07-27-2012 0 25975 02:07 PM, 07-27-2012 djbaxter
LOCAL Keyword Research Tools and Tricks Linda Buquet 10-04-2012 25 4415 03:57 AM, 04-02-2013 tarneem
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 35 3896 10:14 AM, 11-29-2012 Linda Buquet
Missing Google Reviews - FTC Complaints and Several New Updates Linda Buquet 08-24-2012 12 3142 10:04 AM, 09-04-2012 Linda Buquet
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 35 3139 10:14 AM, 11-29-2012 Linda Buquet
Why You Should Use Schema for Local SEO - Cool Free Tool Linda Buquet 08-16-2012 10 3037 11:48 AM, 12-10-2012 Jody Thomas
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 35 2825 10:14 AM, 11-29-2012 Linda Buquet
Warning: New Google Guidelines Local SEOs Must Know - Could Cause Penalties Linda Buquet 10-11-2012 32 2724 11:32 AM, 10-25-2012 Linda Buquet
LQQK - Incredible Shrinking Local SERPS & Traffic Drops Linda Buquet 09-19-2012 13 2618 07:33 AM, 09-24-2012 Dino
New Google+ Local Photo Guidelines - No More Logos and No Ugly Mugs! Linda Buquet 07-26-2012 25 2167 08:13 AM, 08-09-2012 Linda Buquet