January Google Places Optimization Blog Archives

MAJOR Google+ Local Updates & Positive Changes This Week

Wowser, Google is just hitting it out of the park with positive changes this week. Tons of major updates, upgrades, new features and improvements you NEED to know about inside. Much of this has been in the works on the back end for many months and I’m so happy to now be able to share the news.

New Intensive ADVANCED Google+ Local TRAINING

I just completely restructured and expanded my intensive Advanced Google+ Local training program. Doubled the time and added tons of content – without increasing the price. Added more bonuses too.

Get involved: 2013 Local SEO Industry Survey

Over 1,150 SEOs took part in BrightLocal’s 2012 Local SEO Industry Survey. Excited to announce the survey is back! Click here for the 2013 survey.

Local Search Buzz – Google+ Local Updates January 2013

Below is roundup of the most important recent Local Search news & tips posted at the Local Search Community forum. Includes some Google+ Local updates, ranking tips, advice on dupes and merges, citations, Google+ problems and tons more. Subscribe to the Local Search Community RSS Feed so you don’t miss the latest Local Search news.

Current Google+ Local Bugs and Problems Roundup Report

There are several new Google+ Local bugs ‘bugging’ folks and I have not done a very good job of reporting them individually over at the Local Search Forum as they come up. I’ll try to do a better job of sharing new issues as I become aware of them. But here are a few recent bugs/problems/issues all in one post…

Local Search Experts Share Work/Life Balance Tips for 2013

I thought this was a great post to kick off the New Year, since most local search pros I know are workaholics and this post gets into some great insight from leaders in the field about work/life balance, making time to stay healthy and taking time for family. I was emailed recently by Adam Steele, a member of a Local Mastermind Group I’m involved in… See answers from Mike Blumenthal, Alex Fusman, Mary Bowling, Darren Shaw, Matthew Hunt and Mike Ramsey.