To-Do List: Creating a Fabulous Google Place Page

Here is a paraphrase of conversations I’ve had with several local businesses recently: Them: “How do I get on the first page of Google?” Me: “Show up in the local business results.” In each case, these businesses have no real hope of cracking the first page of Google’s web results. They are relatively small, local businesses […]

Adding a Google Local Business Center Listing

A couple of weeks ago I posted a list of the Top 10 Free Places To List Your Business. This post is the first in a series describing my experiences adding a business to each of these sites. A friend of mine recently lost his architecture job due to the recession. He’s decided to take […]

Top 10 Free Places to List Your Business

Breaking news! Jason Rogers wrote a fabulous update to this (somewhat outdated) post in November, 2015: Six Must-have Citations in 2016. Now back to our regularly scheduled programming … In putting together this list, we looked at a variety of factors, including overall traffic, domain authority, share of local search and depth of listing content in […]