Bringin' trust back with Google+ Local Reviews

Google+ Local provides users with a new landscape for leaving reviews as well as researching new restaurants and other local businesses.

Google+ Part 2: How to Elevate Your Business Profile Using Google+

Since we have covered the topic of how Google+ will affect your personal search results, today’s post will focus in on how businesses can actually elevate their profile and even general SEO.

Google+ Part 1: How Google+ and “Search plus your World” Affect Your Results

With the introduction and adoption of the Google+ platform in 2011, Google has taken a bold step into the social space previously dominated by Facebook and Twitter.

Utilizing Virtual Tours on Google +Local

A recent addition to Google’s portfolio of services for businesses allows you to add a virtual tour of your office, showroom, or warehouse.  Using the same Street View technology used in streets around the world, you can create a high-quality, interactive, 360-degree experience.

388 Tips, Takeaways, Tweets and Quotes from SearchLove Boston 2012

With two full days of speakers and knowledge, there was much to take away from SearchLove this fall.

Local Paid Inclusion Confusion: Why it Usually Pays to Be a Skeptic in SEO

Yesterday, I was shocked to see a post on Search Engine Watch, a well-known and widely-read industry site, covering a new service called 'Local Paid Inclusion'.

Is Local Search Optimization Still Important?

For most SEOs, the most important part of Local Search Optimization has typically been ensuring that a business has a lot of visibility on Google Maps.