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How to Fight Spam and Influence Rankings

Spam is taking over Google My Business, damaging rule-abiding local businesses’ chances of appearing in the local pack due to spammers gaming the system. This epidemic of fake listings, keyword-stuffed business names, and falsified reviews affects local

Local Search Industry Survey 2019

The Local Search Industry Survey is an annual study that uncovers what it’s like to work in local SEO today. It explores how business practices, pricing, services, and salaries change each year. The seventh yearly report is

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