Find Me on Google+

Diving Deep Into the 2014 Local Search Ranking Factors Report

October 20, 2014 by · 7 Comments
Filed under: SEO 

2014LocalWe reported as you will know just last Friday on the release of the new 2014 Local Search Ranking Factors Report as developed and compiled by the highly regarded David Mihm of moz.com here…and today I thought I’d drill down somewhat on a couple of issues to think on.

First – it appears that yes, Google has released it’s latest Pigeon 3.0 update to make us all pay much more attention to same and that too is covered in this Report as well…. Continue reading “Diving Deep Into the 2014 Local Search Ranking Factors Report” »

Announcing the 2014 Local Search Ranking Factors Results!

October 17, 2014 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: SEO 

2014local-1Once again, David Mihm and about 40 of the top Local Search SEO experts (yup, I’m one of them!) combined to survey, develop, collaborate and then publish the annual 2014 Local Search Ranking Factors survey – and its’ out and it’s right here at moz.com!

Backstory is pretty easy….7 years ago, David Mihm and a few others worked on the survey by finding Local Search experts, asking them to “rank” what they thought were the topmost ranking factors to move your site up to the top in local search and it’s been a published gold mine of information for like 5 years or so. I’ve personally been one of those Local Search experts for 4 years and I can tell you, this is a very detailed, very focused survey.

Continue reading “Announcing the 2014 Local Search Ranking Factors Results!” »

Local SEO Ranking Factors:On the Case!

August 15, 2014 by · 5 Comments
Filed under: SEO 

2014I received just yesterday, the email mission that I’ve been a part of now for 4 years….yes, I got the call to help as one of the 2014 Local Search Ranking Factors study, originally created by David Mihm, now of moz.com – and I am once again delighted! And, worried too.

Originally started back in 2008, the rationale behind the study was put in the following manner by David…

Continue reading “Local SEO Ranking Factors:On the Case!” »

Local Search Ranking Factors: Are Up for 2011!

June 3, 2011 by · 4 Comments
Filed under: SEO 

It’s with great pleasure that I can now announce that David Mihm’s latest survey, the 2011 Local Search Ranking Factor study is published today!

And why with “great pleasure?” Simple….big smile here…because this year for the first time, I was asked to participate in same, eh!

Continue reading “Local Search Ranking Factors: Are Up for 2011!” »