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Local SEO

Why Local Rank Tracking is Still Valuable in 2017

Dan Leibson recently wrote a post about some weaknesses he noticed with tracking local rankings using the UULE parameter to set the location. He says: “If…

Citations, Google My Business, Links, Local SEO, On-Page SEO, Reviews

Sneak Peek at 2017 Local Search Ranking Factors Results

I just gave my keynote presentation at Mozcon Local with my analysis and take-aways from the 2017 Local Search Ranking Factors. You can check out my…

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Mozcon Local 2016 – Citation Investigation

Hey! Here’s my presentation from Mozcon Local 2016. I cover preliminary results from our research study on the data aggregators, moz local, yext, and manual citation…


Google Maps to Google+ Page Bookmarklet

UPDATE February 29th, 2016: Google+ and Google Maps aren’t really linked anymore. The bookmarklet is broken. Going from the Google+ page to the Maps listing isn’t…

Local SEO

How To Find All* The Categories on a Google My Business Listing

Update: There is a new method for finding the categories that you, or a competitor, have. You can read about it here:     ***…


Announcing the Top Citations by Country

Which citation sources are the most important? It’s a question we get all the time. Today, we’re happy to provide the definitive answer. Nyagoslav has carefully…