local search

Why I’m Obsessed With Being a Google Local Guide

I’ve been a little bit of a Google fanatic for awhile now. You see, I had the privilege of being AdWords trained by Brad Geddes a decade ago, and that changed the whole direction of my career and life. I went from being a yellow pages rep to an internet marketing consultant – thank you, Google! At some point in my self-study of Google, I learned their mission statement: "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and [...]

By |2017-04-01T01:17:33+00:00April 1st, 2017|local search, local seo|1 Comment

How Local Search Has Evolved

David Mihm is the director of local search at SEOmoz, the SEO software provider. Mihm posted a Whiteboard Friday in which he discussed the evolution of local search, from the 1990s all the way through to today. He does a great job of highlighting the particular points at which Google’s algorithms have made considerable changes, and he shares his view on where he sees things going in the future. In the 1990s into the 2000s, David explains that local SEO [...]

By |2013-07-10T15:04:01+00:00May 1st, 2013|local search|0 Comments