Monthly Archives: May 2010

Google Places How To Video and Place Page Tour

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Google has just released a Google Places How to Video along with Place Page Tour for Local Business Owners. Google continues to get serious and focused on providing local business owners the tools to be successful on the Internet – here’s the video and links with more info.

Google Local Business Center is now Google Places

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In April 2010 Google renamed the Goggle Local Business Center to Google Places. First, there’s nothing to panic about if you’re already claimed your local business in Google Maps and spent time producing a good and optimized listing. All your prior work is preserved and nothing should be broken in transition. here’s the highlight’s of the changes introduced.

How to Get Online Reviews for Your Local Business

Getting customer reviews of your local business on the Internet is a sure-fire way to help your rankings in the search engines’ local business listings. However, many small businesses avoid the subject like the plague preferring to bury their head in the sands and hope it will just go away. Well it won’t. But instead of avoiding reviews, embrace them, and beat out your competitors – here’s how.