Archive for March, 2010

Local Shoppers Depend on Online Media

March 18, 2010

The internet is truly becoming part of everyday life.  According to a tracking study done by BIA/Kelsey and Conmstat, nearly 97 percent use online media when researching products or services in their local area.  This is broken down further to the types of media that consumers are using.  90 percent use search engines, 48 percent [...]

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Navigating the Review Sites for Local Business

March 3, 2010

welcome to the democracy of the web.  I am sure by now, you have come across reviews online.  Whether it’s for a local restaurant or the doctor down the street, the review sites are here to stay.  More importantly,  they are making an increasing impact on where you get seen on the web and what [...]

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Google Maps

March 2, 2010

Claiming and completing your Google map listing is the first step in getting your business into the Google Maps 7-pack.  This is the group of 7 listings that show up when google determines that the search term has local intent.  If you don’t show up in these 7 listings, you will be in the “more [...]

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