Archive for December, 2009

Google PlaceRank and SEO

Filed in Google, Local Search by Matt McGee on December 7, 2009 15 Comments
Google PlaceRank and SEO

One of the new announcements from Google today involved what they’re calling “Favorite Places” — more than 100,00 businesses across the U.S. have earned that title and are receiving window decals so they can brag about it. The window decals have a QR code that can be scanned by certain smartphones, and doing so will […]

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Citysearch Brings Back Free Business Listings, Adds Twitter

Filed in Local Search, Social Media by Matt McGee on December 6, 2009 26 Comments
Citysearch Brings Back Free Business Listings, Adds Twitter

Free business listings are available again on Citysearch. That’s just one of the announcements Citysearch is making tonight, but it’s the one that’s drawn the most discussion and interest among readers of this blog. (You may recall the blog posts this summer about the disappearance of the “Add A Business” page, and Citysearch’s promise to […]

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Small Biz Online Marketing … on the radio

Filed in Interviews by Matt McGee on December 3, 2009 0 Comments
Small Biz Online Marketing … on the radio

At the risk of being overly self-promotional here, a quick post to say that I’ll be one of the guests this weekend on the Business Owner’s Toolkit Radio Show. The show airs at different times on a number of radio stations around the country, and you’ll find a station listings/times page if you visit the […]

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