Mike B Around the Local Web

In case you didn’t get enough of me this week here on my blog, you can overindulge in local  until you puke at these other fine publications: Ductape Marketing: How to Get Found Using Ever-Changing Local SEO Tactics I have a fun conversation about Local with one of my favorite marketers, John Jantsch. We talk …

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The State of Internet Marketing for The SMB: Frustrated

I recently received this comment from poster Frustrated.  And it rang so true that I decided to track the writer down. Frustrated is Marc Reisner of Reisner Construction in northern Michigan. He has moved around a bit; Colorado, Seattle and finally landed in Port Sanilac, MI. Turns out he had relatives from the Olean area so we …

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My Recent Posts Elsewhere

I have been busy. Here are my posts from an assortment of sites: 4/5 LocalU: Video Deep Dive: Local Ranking Factors, Making Sense Of It All (now also available as a regular podcast) 4/3 StreetFight: The Coming DIY Cataclysm 4/3 LocalU: Video: Last Week in Local April 3rd, 2017 (now also available as a regular podcast) 3/31 GetFiveStars: Understanding Google Schema Guidelines: Review Snippets vs. …

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My Recent Posts

I have been busy, just not here. My recent posts  Car Dealers Fined $3.6 Million For Fake Reviews & Deceptive Practices  GetFiveStars Why Is My Verified Business Not Showing on a Keyword Search? LocalU Video: Last Week in Local March 27th, 2017 – all the news in 15 minutes – Localu  

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Google Continues Testing of ‘Posts’ As Worldwide Use Expands

The product that was originally called Podium and is often referred to as Posts, continues to be tested as a small business tool that allows a business owner to post directly to their branded search result. We saw the “Posts” like test in late January that included a call to action and posting on the right. Recently, …

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