Category Archives: Local Search

Local Search Talk Series Part 4: Chris Silver Smith Interview

Next up on our local search talk series is Chris Silver Smith. He has consistently put out some of the best information on local search I have read to date. Chris has served as the  Head of the Technology & Advanced Development Department of Verizon (, and currently is the Director of Optimization Strategies for KeyRelevance. Just …

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Hiding Your Business Address Is A Guaranteed Way To Lose Ranking

I have been playing around with the “service area” option in the Google Local Business Center today and found something interesting. I decided I would test with my own listing because… -I live in Burley, Idaho and it’s a small enough town that I’m not too concerned about ranking. -Google Local hates internet marketers and …

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