How to Improve Your Local Ranking With Google+

October 1, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Search 

Google is putting a lot of effort into getting Google+ off the ground. While growth for the online social network has been steady, the site has yet to really reach the levels of usership that would put the site in competition with Facebook. Still, Google is the world’s leading search (read on...)

How To – Local SEO in Simple and Easy Steps

June 29, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: SEO 

How big is the local SEO market in the United States of America, United Kingdom and the European countries that have embraced the success model shown by their neighbors and used it to amass a fair share of the online consumer? The numbers are not to be ignored. If not astronomical, the number of (read on...)

Google+ Local and Zagat

June 28, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: SEO 

Google decided to get rid of Google Places and integrate business listings with their rapidly growing social media network, Google+. So Google Places is now referred to as Google+ Local. In essence, it’s basically the same as Google Places, but with a friendlier user interface and a few (read on...)

SEO For Google Maps And Places Now Becoming Google+ Optimization

June 23, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: SEO 

Google Maps and Google Places are being phased out. They both exist for the time being as Google features, but, are slated to be absorbed into what is being called “Google Plus Local”. Top ranking in Google’s places and maps was never an easy thing to pull off, however the (read on...)

Basic SEO Tips for Local Accountants

June 4, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: SEO 

A well executed local SEO campaign can work wonders for any small business accountant, whether it’s an established practice or a start-up. Getting the foundations right makes it possible to build a strong local online presence and with that can come multiple listings high up in the search (read on...)

3 Local SEO Techniques for Small Local Businesses

May 16, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: SEO 

For smaller, more localised companies, Local SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) can be an extremely powerful tool to boost business. Think about it like a local village pin-board or local paper. These mediums are pretty outdated, but ten/twenty years ago they would have been your route to promoting (read on...)

Google Places Help: 3 Top Resources to Help Your Listing

May 16, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Search 

Google Places is a product from Google that gives businesses a free online listing to claim and optimise. These local listings include the name, address, phone number and website of the business, along with other relevant information that people browsing the web may find useful. It’s (read on...)

How To Set Up Google Places for Local Business Owners

March 14, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Search 

So you are a local business owner looking to start with internet marketing services for your business. One of the best places to start is by using local business directory websites such as Google local, Yahoo local, Bing local, Superpages, Yellowpages, Foursquare, 411, mapquest,, (read on...)

Challenges of Local SEO

March 1, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: SEO 

There are many different types of Local SEO scenarios, some of which may include: One physical location, customers come to that location and customers are served within a certain mile radius of that location. One physical location, products and/or services are delivered to customers within a 5 (read on...)

Local SEO Tips – How to Optimize Your Google Places Listing

February 18, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: SEO 

Google Places is now considered as one of the best tools that local businesses can use in order to get more customers and increase their brand awareness. Aside from the fact that it won’t cost you anything to have your business listed in Google Places, you will also be able to improve your (read on...)