Yelp Reviews Back in Google Maps as their .COM Growth Stops

Yelp’s relationship with Google Maps has been off and on again. Their reviews have disappeared and reappeared on Google Maps over the past 3 years as Google’s and Yelp’s relationship has waxed and waned. But the relationship now seems to be on once again. About 10 days ago Yelp’s reviews again started showing up on …

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Introducing the Hot New Social Network, PhoneBook

Allows User to Call Friends, Speak to Them SILICON VALLEY (The Borowitz Report) – A new social network is about to alter the playing field of the social media world, and it’s called PhoneBook. According to its creators, who invented the network in their dorm room at Berkeley, PhoneBook is the game-changer that will leave …

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Search & Social Awards – Vote for Your Favorite Blogs

Social & Search is holding a contest to introduce the search marketing & social media community to multiple blogs in various different genres and online marketing disciplines. Understanding Google Maps and Local Search has been nominated in the Best Local Blog category along with: Small Business SEM David Mihm Directions Mag Google Maps Mania The …

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Newest Getlisted.Org Local U to be in Cleveland June 30th

Getlisted.org Local University is rolling into Cleveland at the end of June! In partnership with the Karcher Group, NEOSA and Anita Campbell, it promises to be a great event. The Karcher Group, a strong web development & marketing group in the Akron/Canton area, contacted us in January shortly after Spokane was announced. Anita Campbell, an …

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Which Review Sites Should You Use?

I am frequently asked: Which reviews sites should I send my clients to? Which one should I pick? My answer: think about your customers needs first (easy, choice), think about your business needs second (leverage) and consider using as many sites as make sense. I asked this question of David Mihm, Local SEO expert, and …

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Review Case Study: With More Than One Employee Process Becomes Key

Don Campbell is president of Expand2Web which provides websites and Local SEO for small business owners. North Valley Optometry is owned by Dr. Tarryn Ngo, the wife of Don Campbell’s business partner Randy Hew. It has provided Expand2Web with a great case study on the impact of online reviews. Randy has been responsible for optimizing their …

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