411 Locals Newsletter Nov 2 - 15 20132013

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Google Quietly Testing Offline Store Visits Tracking

Last month Google announced a program called "Estimated Total Conversions." That program is intended to report or provide visibility into …

Apple maps: how Google lost when everyone thought it had won

ComScore research shows that while Apple suffered a PR disaster over maps, Google lost 23m iPhone users in the US<p>Apple's maps have turned out to be a hit with iPhone and iPad users in the US - despite the roasting that they were given when they first appeared in September 2012.<p>But Google - which …

Maps

How Little Do Yahoo Care About Local?

Yahoo! Local seems to be going from bad to worse. When a few months ago owner verification was introduced to substitute the preceding moderated …

SEO

How Does Google Choose a Profile Photo? It's the Algo Dummie!

There has been some conversation and consternation (free membership required) of late when Google seemingly arbitrarily replaces a business owner …

Ingress: Is Google’s AR Game A Stealth Local Data Effort?

I recently got a new Android phone and found a little card in the box advertising Ingress, the "massively multi-player location-based alternate …

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The One Truth about Local SEO I Wish Everyone Understood

Like my post? Please share!<p>…is this:<p><b>You</b> <b>can’t define what “local” is, in terms of where you rank.</b><p>In other words, you can’t pick exactly which cities …

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Google Hotel Finder Goes Mobile

Google's Hotel Finder, which launched in June 2011, is now available on mobile devices. Google said all you need to do is go to www.google.com/hotels …

Google Local Maps Spam Invades Knowledge Graph

Linda Buquet, a top contributor in the Google Local forums, posted a thread in the Google Webmaster Help forums complaining about a massive spam …

How To Leave Anonymous Business Reviews In Google+

For a long time, I've had some doctor friends complaining to me that once Google Places changed over to the new Google+ format, all their patients …

Google Maps' Mobile Reach Drops In September -- comScore

Yesterday, comScore's US smartphone market share figures for September came out. There weren't many surprises -- except for one thing: the Google …

Google wants to build maps that customize themselves based on what they know about you

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: (c) Pinar Ozger<p>Two of the senior designers working on Google Maps told the Roadmap 2013 conference in San Francisco on …

Blog

The Return Of Pegman And Other New Google Maps Features

The new full-screen Google Maps were announced this summer at Google's developer conference. However, the company is still rolling it out to users. …

Google+ Invades The Android 4.4 "KitKat" Phone App: What It Means For Businesses & People

Practically no one has a phone with Google's latest Android 4.4 operating system on it yet. But the system, nicknamed KitKat, will shortly be …

Google Places Listings Get Integrated Into Android’s Phone App — And They’re Terrible

A big change in Android 4.4 is: those using Google's new mobile operating system, nicknamed "KitKat," can search for businesses right from within the …

Google Brings Local Search To Digital Displays Across London

Google has undertaken a novel marketing experiment in London. Called "Google Outside," and first reported by the website Campaign, Google and agency …

315 Businesses Boost Rankings by Optimizing Their Google+ Local Pages [Study]

The opportunity to boost local rankings and visibility by focusing local SEO tactics on Google+ continues to prove itself out as a winning strategy …

Google: Reviews, How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

If one stops and counts how many times the word review or the star ratings show on the front page of Google one can only conclude that Google not …

Yelp: We're Second Only To Google In Local Data Quality

Yelp has long maintained that the company has one of the best (if not the best) local data sets out there. There are third parties that have come up …

New Google Analytics Speed Suggestions Report Designed To Help Improve Page Load Times

Google Analytics has added a new report designed to help website owners improve page load times. The new Speed Suggestions Report is part of Google's …

Image Mismatch: The Latest Google Webmaster Tools Manual Action Penalty

Google has a new manual action penalty within their guidelines named image mismatch. Image mismatch is when the images on your website do not match …

Google Testing Site Name & URL In Search Result Snippets

Last month we saw Google testing displaying the site name in place of the URL in the snippets of the search results. Now, Rubén reports Google …

Google's Matt Cutts: Don't Worry About An SEO Down Side To Responsive Design, There Is None

In a video released today by Google's head of search spam, Matt Cutts, he said you don't have to worry about there being a down side, related to SEO, …

Google crawler tricked into performing SQL injection attacks using decade-old technique | Ars Technica

Let the search engine do the dirty work with carefully crafted links.<p>Daniel Cid, a developer of a cloud-based firewall/proxy system, was surprised to …

Information Security

Designing Business Location Website Pages, Part 2: Multiple Location Business

<i>This is part two of a three-part series on creating the best business location landing pages for your website. Local search ranking factors put a</i> …

Infographic: How To Troubleshoot Google Authorship Issues, A Step-By-Step Flowchart

Having problems with getting your Google Authorship snippet to show? Follow this flowchart to troubleshoot the problem.

Creative Link Building Ideas For Really Boring Websites

Where do you go when you need to do some really creative link building brainstorming? Start by getting as far outside of the box as possible.