Archive for October, 2010

Even Mt. Everest Gets Bad Reviews

Filed in Featured, Local Search by Matt McGee on October 13, 2010 9 Comments
Even Mt. Everest Gets Bad Reviews

How about a mid-week comedy break? I tell small business owners on a regular basis that everybody gets bad reviews once in a while (and they can actually be good for business). No one’s immune. Not even Mt. Everest! Have a look:

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GetListed Local U Hits Denver Next Week

Filed in Conferences/Educ., Featured by Matt McGee on October 12, 2010 0 Comments
GetListed Local U Hits Denver Next Week

This is pretty much the last call: If you’re interested in learning more about local search, local SEO, Google/Bing maps visibility, and even local-based social media, get yourself registered for GetListed.org Local University Denver. It happens next Thursday, October 21st. There’s one workshop running from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. And this coupon code gets you […]

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Local Search Study Results at SMX East

Local Search Study Results at SMX East

The very first session of the week at last week’s SMX East conference was one of my favorites. Gregg Stewart from 15miles and Gillian Heltai from comScore presented the results of their latest local search study and some of the numbers were fascinating.

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MerchantCircle Pays for Its Marketing Tactics

Filed in Local Search by Matt McGee on October 1, 2010 6 Comments
MerchantCircle Pays for Its Marketing Tactics

There was a time, in the first couple years that this blog existed, that the primary keyword driving traffic here was “merchant circle.” Small business owners would get a strange phone call from MerchantCircle, go to Google and type the company name, and land on my old post, Strange goings-on with Merchant Circle. They’d read […]

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September ’10: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Filed in Link Roundups by Matt McGee on October 1, 2010 4 Comments
September ’10: Best Search/Marketing Posts

Here’s my roundup of the best search/marketing posts I found and read during September. If you’re new to this blog, this is a monthly feature that began way back in 2007. You can find earlier “Best Of”s for each month in the Link Roundups category archive. I never include my own posts in these end-of-month […]

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