Posts Tagged: Local SEO

Troubleshooting Local Ranking Issues Webinar | Dec 10, 2014

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Tomorrow, BrightLocal kicks off it’s fourth session from the InsideLocal Expert Webinar Series. The sharpest minds in the Local Search game are coming together to get into all of the nitty gritty details about local search marketing. The topic of discussion for December 10th will be Troubleshooting Local Ranking Issues, featuring Powered by Search CEO Dev Basu! […]

The Google My Business Update Will Affect You in 3 Ways

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Last night Google updated their quality guidelines for their My Business local pages. These new updates are affecting naming practices, category selections, and other conditions. It even has the potential to remove a whole industry as a Local SEO strategy. However, many influential people don’t believe in the enforcement capabilities of Google with these updates, so […]

Get Listed With Apple’s New Maps Connect

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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 […]

Powered by Search Contributes to the Moz 2014 Local Search Ranking Factors

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It’s that time again! Moz has just released their 2014 Local Search Ranking Factors. We’re honored to have our very own Matthew Hunt (COO of Powered by Search) and Dev Basu (CEO of Powered by Search) included! This year, Moz asked respondents to rate specific factors that contribute to rankings across both major results types (pack/carousel and […]

8 Essential Tips for Optimizing Images for Local SEO

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Want Loads of Extra Traffic?  Optimize Your Images! When designing a website for a business, adding images is essential to provide some compelling visuals, but rarely are those images optimized properly for search engines.  Why is this a big deal?  Because with a few simple steps, optimized images will help a website rank for local search […]