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My Thoughts on Where Google Organic Search Results Went

I just read Aaron Wall’s post Excuse Me Where Did Google’s Organic Search Results Go? that seemed to spark a bit of conversation in the comment section. The article highlights the changes taking place on the SERPS, and gives great advice to organic seo’ers on future steps to take.  The best part of the article...

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Reviews and Lucky 7 Local Listings

I just wanted to bring up a very interesting thing that has taken place with the switch to local listings displaying 7 instead of 10 results. Now, when the lucky 7 pack shows up, The number of reviews are all in line, and fall at the end of the listing. So, it is easier to...

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Adwords and Local Search – A Happy Marriage

Back in my romantic days when I got married, I remember the advice that every one gave me. From old to young, and ugly to beautiful, most people summed up their “fireproof” plan like this…”If you want this marriage to work, you have to work together” Now, I haven’t be married for a very long...

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The Best Ways to Get Customer Reviews

In the National Search Engine Optimization arena, getting people to link to your site with great anchor text is what the game is all about. There are thousands of articles about it, there are companies that dedicate themselves to the practice, there is even (purely rumor) a religion based on the subject. So, what about...

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An Extremely Good Google Map Spammer

So I have been doing a bit of work in the pest control scene lately, and I have come a cross a rather good listing. Their company name happened to be “city of choice” Pest Control. And when I clicked through to their site it was a dynamic one page site that will gather 3...

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Local Business Listings Webinar Report

I have just finished watching the local business listings webinar on search marketing now and I have a few thought…and a few questions. My Thoughts First off and most important is  localeze N.A.P. Gib referred to this quite often and explained NAP as Name Address Phone Number

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Free Phone Call Tracking For Your Local Business Website

The Problem One of the hardest things for “brick and mortar” companies that advertise online is tracking “offline” sales that are made through  phone calls. Through google analytics, or other analytics services, you can see how many people are looking at your contact page, you can figure how many people are sending you emails through...

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About Me, The launch of NiftyMarketing.com

Well, chances of this post getting read by anyone other than myself are slim, but I am a huge believer in the saying “By small and simple things, great things are brought to pass.” Who am I? My name is Mike Ramsey. I was born and raised in Burley, Idaho. Now that might not mean...

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