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 These mediums are pretty outdated, but ten/twenty years ago they would have been your route to promoting (read on...)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 Optimisation: Making The Most Of Your Google Places Local Listing

June 14, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Search 

If you run a local business, Google Places is one of the most important places for your business to be found. It’s the lettered results that will often appear on the first page of the search engine results and are listed on a map that typically scrolls down the page with you. Those factors (read on...)

How to Tackle Google Places Merged Listings

April 28, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Search 

With the rise of local search engine results in Google’s search results there have been a plethora of issues relating to merged or duplicate listings. There is nothing worse than realising after you have spent an hour updating your listing that Google already had one tucked away, a bland (read on...)

Are The New Changes To Google Places Results Costing You Website Traffic?

January 20, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Search 

You may have found recently that Google Places has started to impact more dramatically on your website traffic due to the integration of local results into the standard organic results. Some search results have seen practically the whole of page 1 being dominated by the Google Places results and (read on...)