Google Places: Moves to Negative Option for Local Business Listings

According to the official announcement for the change, Google is introducing a streamlined process for updates to potentially incorrect listings. In instances where data such as the business hours, address, or name of a location are submitted, “the organic listing will automatically be updated and the business owner will be sent an email notification about the change.” . . . → Read More: Google Places: Moves to Negative Option for Local Business Listings

Lookupbook

Local online marketing is critical to your business success and directories can help, most of the time. Here is a quote from Lookupbook (a directory service) website: “Lookupbook helps new business owners launch their business startup by providing free new business listings, timely business startup news, and new business directory advertising that enables prospects to easily find your new business.”. . . . → Read More: Lookupbook

Is Mobile Search Part of Your 2011 Business Plan?

Is Mobile Search Part of Your 2011 Business Plan?

Mobil marketing includes many aspects and along with it you need to consider mobile search. Is mobile search part of your business plan for 2011 business year?

If not, consider these trends:

Forrester Research expects that interactive marketer spending on mobile search and display will grow . . . → Read More: Is Mobile Search Part of Your 2011 Business Plan?

Local Online Marketing: Google Places-Have you Staked Your Claim?

Local online marketing is being enhanced by Google. With the implementation of Google Places, Google local search provides more space and emphasis on location. The impact of this change leaves many small business owners confused by their new organic page ranking. Many small businesses that previously organically ranked on the first page of Google local . . . → Read More: Local Online Marketing: Google Places-Have you Staked Your Claim?

Local Online Marketing Using Google Places

Google places is a free service offered to local businesses. You can sign your business up in Google places by providing your company name, business hours, description of the services or products you provide, photos, videos, or whatever makes your business appealing to your target market.

After submitting the listing you wait for Google to . . . → Read More: Local Online Marketing Using Google Places