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- Dude, Where’s My Primary Category?!
Google recently rolled out their “primary category” requirement to Google My Business Locations bulk accounts. Instead of associating the first category per location in a bulk account as the “primary category”, the roll out is instead selecting nothing as a primary category for all locations in a bulk account. This means that if you [...]
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- Google Now Outsourcing Local Packs to India
We have been seeing a lot of mismatched locations in the local packs lately but this one takes the cake, er curry…: (Click to enlarge) You know you can’t beat Nayana Eye Care in Pradesh. They’re “recognized by the Food Corporation of India” and have “world-class sterility.”
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- 90′s Redux – Google’s Fanny Pack Continues to Expand
One of the benefits of working with local clients, both large and small, is that we see a lot stuff. Recently we have been conducting a rank tracking project for a large national brand with 1,300+ locations. This has has given us some interesting insights into the move from the local carousel to the local [...]
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- Is MapMaker’s Bad Data Grounds for Divorce?
We have been playing around with Google’s MapMaker product a lot lately. While this won’t come as a shock to the seasoned local search professionals out there let me tell you, it’s a buggy product. Just the other day I had it return auto-suggest results in what I think was Dutch. While UI glitches are [...]
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- Yes Virginia, Publishing Does Help SEO…
When you have been practicing SEO for years, you sometimes take the basics for granted. Then they hit you smack dab in the face and it’s like a breath of fresh air. Above is this blog’s organic traffic graph from November 29th, 2014 to today. While it’s hard to see, organic traffic for the [...]
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