Introducing Local Listing Pro: A Local Listing Web App for WordPress and Wix Websites

Getting to announce the exciting things we are doing at Advice Local never gets old, and today is one of those days. Today, I want to share about Local Listing Pro, a web app created to help businesses expand their digital footprint online and take control of NAP data (name, address and phone number) through a WordPress or Wix website. While, I haven’t shared the product with you directly before […Read More]

Why Citation Quality is More Important than Quantity for Local Search

For businesses trying to cultivate a strong local presence online, building a collection of quality citations is crucial. Authoritative citations can improve a business’ visibility and help it rise above competitors in search results. Why Citation Quality is More Important than Quantity for #LocalSearch via @Advice_Local Click To Tweet That said, there are plenty of issues caused by getting as many online mentions as possible without worrying about citation quality. […Read More]

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: How Directory Listings Impact a Business’ Search Rankings

You’ve probably heard a thing or two about directory listings by now. Maybe you know that it’s important for local businesses to submit their details and optimize directory listings, but aren’t sure what the big deal is if a business isn’t listed in these online directories. For instance, what happens to businesses that don’t have any citations at all? Or that only have a few directory listings? What if some […Read More]

What Removing Reviews From Google+ Local Listings Means For Local SMBs

The big question on everyone’s mind this week is “Why did Google remove reviews from Google+ Local Listings?” Google doesn’t always reveal their plan to us, but rest assured, this is just one more step toward a bigger picture they have in mind. Here is what we know so far: The Unofficial Statement From Google Elizabeth, a Google Community Manager, who was responding to questions on the Local Search Forum […Read More]