December 5th: ‘Optimization for Service Area Businesses’ In this webinar we explored the main issues which Service Area Businesses (SABs) face with local search and how these can be overcome. SABs often struggle to gain prominence in local search due to their lack of a physical location, or their reluctance to promote their location. Google+
Welcome to the BrightLocal SMB Internet Marketing Survey 2013. Through this piece of research we aim to better understand the attitudes & usage of ‘Internet & Mobile Marketing’ by small & medium sized businesses (SMBs). This research was conducted in partnership with ChamberOfCommerce.com and we thank them and all participating businesses for their time & assistance.
November 21st: ‘Local Ranking Factors Debate – Panel Discussion’ With recent updates to the display of Google’s local results & the algorithm which drives them, how does this alter the influence of certain local ranking factors - Does it put more power on pure local signals like reviews & citations? Does it downplay the impact
ReviewBiz is a useful little button which connects your website to your important business listings and makes it easier for your customers to leave a review for your business on their favourite review site. As part of an major overhaul to ReviewBiz, we have released a couple of great enhancements to our ReviewBiz badges to
On Wednesday 11th September we hosted an InsideLocal Webinar titled ‘Enhanced Citations for Local Search Greatness’ (watch recording now) The webinar was a timely one. On the same day the chaps from Getlisted.org updated their Local Search Ecosystem diagrams to show recent developments in the interrelationships and data networks which determine the spread of local
About InsideLocal: Expert Webinar Series BrightLocal & the Local Search Forum have teamed up to deliver an exciting series of local search focused webinars. The ‘InsideLocal’ webinar series explores the most important, most topical & most exciting areas of local search marketing. ‘Reviews & Reputation Management for Local Businesses’ (September 25th) Reviews & online reputation are becoming
The following lists of sites are extracted from over 100,000 reports run using our CitationTracker tool. The These sites are classified by country, with a different list of ‘Top 50′ sites per country. Their ranking is determined by ‘frequency of appearance’ in CitationTracker reports. We identify citation sites by querying Google, Yahoo & Bing for
Webinar: ‘Enhanced Citations for Local Search Greatness’ (September 11th) Citations are an essential part of any local search strategy. The 2013 Local Search Ranking Factors Study, Citation factors fill 3 of the top 6 slots for the most influential local ranking factors. But building, ‘cleaning’ & optimizing citations remains a confusing process for many SEOs.
About InsideLocal: Expert Webinar Series BrightLocal & the Local Search Forum have teamed up to deliver an exciting series of local search focused webinars. The ‘InsideLocal’ webinar series explores the most important, most topical & most exciting areas of local search marketing. Webinar: ‘Effective Sales Strategies for Local Agencies’ (August 14th 2013) On August 14th