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Local SEO

We’re Seeing a 23.4% Drop in Local Packs

You probably heard that Google rolled out a new local algorithm that puts more emphasis on traditional web ranking signals. You probably also heard that Mozcast…

Local SEO

Google My Business – What You Need to Know

Yesterday, Jade Wang from the Google My Business support team invited me and a handful of other local search fans to a Google+ Hangout about the new…

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Citation Monitoring and More Added to the Local Citation Finder

Good news everyone! We added some awesome new features to the Local Citation Finder. We think you’re going to like them.   Citation Monitoring Probably our…

Local SEO

How to Rank Better on Yelp & Apple Maps

Apple Maps is here to stay and with several hundred million devices using it as their default map search by mid 2013, now is the time…

Citations, Local SEO

How to Identify Quality Citation Sources

Here at Whitespark we look at thousands of citation sites for our citation building service. Just as with links, not all citation sources are created equal,…


Using the Local Citation Finder

The local citation finder is a great little tool for improving your local SEO rankings, and we just launched the new “pro” version which has lots…