This past Tuesday Greg Sterling got the skinny from Apple, announcing that they have released Maps Connect, a self-serve local listing portal. Local businesses now have another opportunity to be found through listings with this service. Anyone who uses an iPhone, iPad or Mac desktop has access to Apple Maps, so getting listed and appearing [...]
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It wasn’t too long ago that ranking locally meant NAPs – create a lot of citations and make sure they’re relevant and consistent with what’s listed on your site. For a few years that was the the go-to strategy for local search. But ever since Google’s Venice update, Local SEO has changed and search has [...]
The Futures Company recently released a report for the Intercontinental Hotels Group (a client we’ve worked with on local SEO in nine countries in Western Europe) about how the travel industry is evolving toward a more relationship-centered approach as a result of globalization and technological innovation. In this new “kinship economy,” the focus is on [...]
iPhone apps have changed the way we do things. We simply no longer have to plan as much as we used to. If you’re out on the go, and fancy a bite to eat, need to buy an umbrella, want to visit a library, or anything, really, we can spontaneously whip out the iPhone and [...]
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Monitoring rankings is an essential part of any good SEO’s regimen of competitive analysis, as well as to keep tabs on large scale keyword campaigns. While there are many free and paid solutions on the market, I’ve found the Advanced Web Ranking software suite to the most comprehensive, robust, and well supported application on the [...]