Local Search Forum Newsletter
(NOTE: Formatted for email newsletter, so formatting is not ideal for the forum.)

This weeks newsletter features the latest Local Search news, G+ Local updates, problems, tips and strategies from the past few days.

Webinar replay and slide deck should be up soon for Advanced On-site Local SEO Techniques Webinar.

Next Wednesday's Webinar will be on "Winning Local Business Customers – Effective Sales Strategies for Local Agencies". Info coming soon.

Sincerely, Linda Buquet and the Local Search Team

Title: Thread Starter: Thread Start Date: Replies: Views: Last Post: Username:
-- Threads posted most recently --
Inside the Mind of a Serial Google Local Scammer + Recorded Call of his PITCH Linda Buquet 08-06-2013 0 94 08:25 AM, 08-06-2013 Linda Buquet
When you Cancel Yext PowerListings What Happens to Citations? Linda Buquet 08-06-2013 0 73 07:10 AM, 08-06-2013 Linda Buquet
Google Upgrades New Dashboard with ‘Remove This Listing” Option Local Search News Bot 08-05-2013 1 77 12:45 PM, 08-05-2013 Linda Buquet
Business name in description? Ginger Jones 08-05-2013 2 89 02:12 PM, 08-05-2013 Ginger Jones
How to remove listings from the new Google Places dashboard DanLeibson 08-05-2013 2 18 11:52 AM, 08-05-2013 DanLeibson
How to remove listings from the new Google Places dashboard DanLeibson 08-05-2013 6 302 07:00 AM, 08-06-2013 Optimize Prime
Causation vs Correlation: A Case Study on Google Authorship djbaxter 08-05-2013 0 82 10:37 AM, 08-05-2013 djbaxter
7 Things I’ve Figured Out About The New Google Maps Linda Buquet 08-05-2013 2 129 05:55 PM, 08-05-2013 Linda Buquet
Optimizing for Google's New Local Carousel Display Linda Buquet 08-05-2013 0 133 08:22 AM, 08-05-2013 Linda Buquet
Redesign for Client Website that Has Decent Rankings, Considering Domain Name Change carltonrsmith 08-05-2013 1 70 07:20 AM, 08-06-2013 Linda Buquet
Reviews Vickyboli 08-05-2013 2 82 08:59 AM, 08-06-2013 Jon at Grade.us
Need Help Getting Reviews? Its only $299/mo and a ‘little’ cheating Local Search News Bot 08-05-2013 0 64 04:33 AM, 08-05-2013 Local Search News Bot
Share your local SEO success as inspiration for others Michael Usov 08-04-2013 1 166 06:40 AM, 08-05-2013 Linda Buquet
Google review guidelines and smartphones katandmouse 08-04-2013 0 82 02:33 PM, 08-04-2013 katandmouse
12 Reasons Google’s "City Experts" Reviews Program Sucks Local Search News Bot 08-04-2013 2 110 12:28 PM, 08-05-2013 Phil Rozek
TOP Citation Source Website Types sergiuliano 08-03-2013 2 327 09:30 PM, 08-03-2013 sergiuliano
I own it but can't edit the Google+ page katandmouse 08-03-2013 12 215 01:21 PM, 08-04-2013 Linda Buquet
First Google Support Call Mike Pedersen 08-02-2013 5 160 09:11 AM, 08-05-2013 Linda Buquet
Does Google “Helpouts” Indicate a New Direction For Local Transactions? Local Search News Bot 08-02-2013 1 141 10:09 PM, 08-02-2013 sergiuliano
Best Wordpress Theme for Local Ranking wokka 08-02-2013 1 133 06:32 AM, 08-02-2013 Linda Buquet
Major Update? Missing Links to Google+ Local Pages and New Review Windows Linda Buquet 08-01-2013 17 404 09:46 AM, 08-02-2013 Linda Buquet
Map Citations for business serving customers in certain area(not at business address) mploy 08-01-2013 1 146 04:06 PM, 08-01-2013 Phil Rozek
Deleting Unverified Listings in the new Google+Local / Places Dashboard johncrenshaw 08-01-2013 6 280 06:32 AM, 08-06-2013 johncrenshaw
Winning Local On-Site SEO Template & Example - Local SEO Made Easy Linda Buquet 08-01-2013 1 265 09:00 AM, 08-01-2013 matthew hunt
Optimizing Client for Larger Market foxxr 08-01-2013 3 186 03:43 PM, 08-01-2013 Nyagoslav
Pick a Local Search Niche - Top Ad Spend and Top Searches Stats Linda Buquet 08-01-2013 1 250 10:46 AM, 08-01-2013 Stefano Romero
New Google Maps App - 5 Reasons Local Businesses Should Care Linda Buquet 08-01-2013 1 193 05:12 PM, 08-01-2013 Phil Rozek
Quick Thoughts on the Google+ Local Review Pop-up Local Search News Bot 07-31-2013 0 77 09:53 PM, 07-31-2013 Local Search News Bot
Website Themes vs Bespoke Designs Gio Greenard 07-31-2013 1 138 07:30 AM, 08-01-2013 djbaxter
Google Looks to Keep Local Users at Google.com With Two Interface Updates Local Search News Bot 07-31-2013 2 137 03:02 PM, 07-31-2013 Linda Buquet
-- Threads with the most replies --
Major Update - New Google Places Dashboard - All-in-one Local Listing Management Linda Buquet 04-02-2013 95 9476 08:16 PM, 06-18-2013 djbaxter
Business Listings Deleted by Google - Do Not Support Location Update Linda Buquet 10-09-2012 69 4712 08:22 AM, 12-07-2012 Flash
New "Business Moved" Feature for Google+ Local Listings Linda Buquet 12-18-2012 60 4345 05:31 AM, 05-02-2013 Jo Shaer
Transitioning from Google Reader djbaxter 03-13-2013 58 2272 08:46 AM, 07-02-2013 Linda Buquet
BUG Warning - Check Address to be Sure Still Hidden RossP 03-19-2013 57 2133 02:58 PM, 04-09-2013 Jeffrey Taylor
Google+ Local HUGE Layout Change EsR 03-06-2013 55 2705 05:30 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 2377 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 1514 07:26 AM, 02-08-2013 Linda Buquet
Changes to Places Search & Google SERPs Display EsR 04-25-2013 50 2618 09:25 AM, 05-15-2013 Linda Buquet
Linda Away Until April 20th Linda Buquet 04-02-2013 48 3108 10:14 AM, 04-24-2013 Linda Buquet
-- Threads with the most views --
Login Problems or Forgotten Password? djbaxter 07-27-2012 0 32057 02:07 PM, 07-27-2012 djbaxter
Major Update - New Google Places Dashboard - All-in-one Local Listing Management Linda Buquet 04-02-2013 95 9476 08:16 PM, 06-18-2013 djbaxter
LOCAL Keyword Research Tools and Tricks Linda Buquet 10-04-2012 25 5941 03:57 AM, 04-02-2013 tarneem
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 42 5038 07:39 AM, 05-17-2013 Linda Buquet
Business Listings Deleted by Google - Do Not Support Location Update Linda Buquet 10-09-2012 69 4712 08:22 AM, 12-07-2012 Flash
Why You Should Use Schema for Local SEO - Cool Free Tool Linda Buquet 08-16-2012 10 4431 11:48 AM, 12-10-2012 Jody Thomas
New "Business Moved" Feature for Google+ Local Listings Linda Buquet 12-18-2012 60 4345 05:31 AM, 05-02-2013 Jo Shaer
Hot for Local! NEW Google Keyword Planner - KW Research by City Linda Buquet 06-12-2013 39 4270 02:53 AM, 07-08-2013 JoyHawkins
New Intensive ADVANCED Google+ Local TRAINING Linda Buquet 01-22-2013 44 3854 10:06 AM, 06-06-2013 Linda Buquet
Missing Google Reviews - FTC Complaints and Several New Updates Linda Buquet 08-24-2012 12 3805 10:04 AM, 09-04-2012 Linda Buquet