Google Spam Hall of Shame

In the routine of other research I am doing, I found several listings that definitely deserve nominations to the Google Spam Hall of Shame: Beachside Towing $45 towing in St Augustine and St Augustine Beach Florida More than a fake name and more than a few fake reviews. Was this a fake listing1? Not according to Google. Not …

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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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