More Tips for Google Places

Filed Under (Google Places) by Steve Mertz on 08-08-2011

The first thing you may want to do is bookmark this excellent article on Google Places by Rand over at seomoz.org. The article is terrific and you will find some excellent resources and insights by going through the comments!

First off, hopefully if you are a small business in the Denver, Colorado area; you have done some research or asked some Read the rest of this entry »

Google Places

Filed Under (Google Places) by Steve Mertz on 18-07-2011

This is an article that recently appeared in the New York Times, written by The Haggler, David Segal. The article is titled Picking the Lock of Google’s Search. Read it and you can start to appreciate the capricious nature of Google places! Read the rest of this entry »

Google Places

Filed Under (Google Places) by Steve Mertz on 25-03-2011

Many clients have been asking me how they get on the top of a local search result-specifically Google places. This is coming up more frequently because they have done their SEO efforts but still may find their competitors ahead of them via Google places-what gives?

Matt McGee wrote an insightful post on this matter called 10 Likely Elements of Google’s Local Search Algorithm and with all things Google the target always is moving. I’ve had some interesting conversations with my Google representative, Read the rest of this entry »