Advanced Optimization Tips for Google+Local
Advanced Optimization Tips for Google+Local

InsideLocal Webinar: Advanced Google+ Optimization

Upcoming Webinar: Advanced Google+ Optimization On December 3rd, 2014 we are joined by 4 local search experts to discuss advanced optimization tips for Google+ Local. 2pm EST / 11am PST / 7pm GMT (60 mins) Expert Panelists Phil Rozek Phil specializes in helping small and medium sized businesses get visibility online. When he's not running Localvisibilitysystem.com where he provides consultancy services & maintains his excellent local search blog, Phil is an active industry speaker, having appeared at SMX West, SMX East & State

by Ross Marchant

InsideLocal Webinar: Local Search Ranking Factors
InsideLocal Webinar: Local Search Ranking Factors

InsideLocal Webinar: Local Ranking Factors Discussed

Local Search Ranking Factors Discussed On November 19th, 2014 we were joined by 3 local search experts to debate the most important factors that influence local search results. 2014 has been a big year for local search; in previous months we've seen some major updates & changes. Not only have we been introduced to Google My Business, but also the Google Pigeon Update. And with so many big changes, it can be tough to know which local search tactics are

by Ross Marchant

InsideLocal Webinar: Discussing the Impact of Pigeon Update
InsideLocal Webinar: Discussing the Impact of Pigeon Update

InsideLocal Webinar: Discussing the Impact of Pigeon Update

Discussing the Impact of Pigeon Update On November 12th, 2014 we were joined by 3 of the brightest brains in Local Search to review & debate the impact of the Pigeon update. Launched in July 2014, the Pigeon update aimed to provide more accurate local search results that are tied closer to traditional organic search ranking signals and more tightly geo-targeted around the searcher's location. The impact has been widespread and varied - with some businesses and whole industries negatively affected.

by Ross Marchant

insidelocal webinars
insidelocal webinars

InsideLocal is back! Grab Your Free Place Now!

Last month we announced that the InsideLocal expert webinar series was making a long-awaited return - and we can now reveal the finalized schedule for the first 8 webinars. About InsideLocal: Expert Webinar Series BrightLocal & the Local Search Forum have again teamed up to deliver an exciting series of local search focused webinars. The ‘InsideLocal’ webinar series is focused on exploring the most important, topical & exciting areas of local search. Webinar schedule In September we asked for your input so

by Ross Marchant

SMB Internet Marketing Survey 2014
SMB Internet Marketing Survey 2014

SMB Internet Marketing Survey 2014

Today (24th Oct) we have kicked off our annual SMB Internet Marketing Survey. We first ran this survey in 2013 and had 668 businesses participate (see 2013 survey findings). The objective of the survey is to understand how small and medium sized businesses consider, use & benefit from internet marketing. The survey targets businesses with less than 50 employees across all business categories. It only takes 5 minutes to complete & there's a fancy new Ipad Air 16GB up for grabs.   About the Survey

by Ross Marchant

top niche citations
top niche citations

Best Niche Citation Sites for 41 Business Categories

Two months ago I set our Marketing & Citation team the challenge of curating the most comprehensive list of niche citation sites available on the internet. This post & the citation lists below are the outcome of this 8 week project. It's taken far more time to complete than we expected but we now have a great list of over 1,000 useable, categorised & genuine niche citation sites to share with you! Sure, there are a number of posts/resources around which list the most common

by Myles Anderson

Google+ Local added to CitationBurst
Google+ Local added to CitationBurst

Google+ Local added to CitationBurst

Great news - we now submit to Google+ Local! We're delighted to let you know that we've enhanced our CitationBurst service so that you can now submit & update Google+ Local listings as part of your CitationBurst campaigns. Through CitationBurst we already submit to valuable local search services such as Bing Places & Yahoo Local, as well high authority citations including Yelp, YP.com, Foursquare, Manta, Angie's List & hundreds more. This latest update is part of our ongoing commitment to improving our range of local search

by Ross Marchant

TalkingLocal - Interview with Neil Patel
TalkingLocal - Interview with Neil Patel

TalkingLocal – Interview with Neil Patel

In the latest TalkingLocal interview, we are joined by Neil Patel, who is very well-known in the online marketing industry. Neil is a successful & experienced entrepreneur who has founded numerous online services, including Crazy Egg, KISSmetrics, and Quick Sprout. As an internet marketing guru and analytics expert, Neil is considered one of the world's leading content and conversion marketers. He was even recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by The Obama Administration. Not only does

by Myles Anderson

InsideLocal Webinar Series – Vote for upcoming webinars
InsideLocal Webinar Series – Vote for upcoming webinars

InsideLocal Webinar Series – Vote for upcoming webinars

After a short absence, the InsideLocal expert webinar series is making a return. The series has proven very popular in the past, and in association with the Local Search Forum we've had some great guests on to debate a range of hot topics in local search. Now we want your input to help decide on the next set of topics for debate. About InsideLocal: Expert Webinar Series BrightLocal & the Local Search Forum teamed up to deliver an exciting series of

by Ross Marchant