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Darren Shaw
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Anyone here going to Mozcon?
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I'll be there :). And for those wondering, we'll definitely be doing another local conference next year so stay tuned.

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What an agenda! Would love to meet some of you at this! It's going to be amazeballs.
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+Joy Hawkins citations ;)
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What an agenda! Would love to meet some of you at this! It's going to be amazeballs.
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Looking for some quick link wins that will move the needle? Check out this awesome resource from +Phil Rozek  http://www.localvisibilitysystem.com/2016/05/19/dummy-links-part-of-a-smart-local-seo-strategy/
What I like to call “dummy links” are links that you can get with a little commitment of resources, but without having to think too hard. You'll need to earn some good links (from other, relevant sites to your site) if you want to rank well in the local search results.
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+Phil Rozek I haven't seen that. Thank you so much for that link.
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Looking for some quick link wins that will move the needle? Check out this awesome resource from +Phil Rozek  http://www.localvisibilitysystem.com/2016/05/19/dummy-links-part-of-a-smart-local-seo-strategy/
What I like to call “dummy links” are links that you can get with a little commitment of resources, but without having to think too hard. You'll need to earn some good links (from other, relevant sites to your site) if you want to rank well in the local search results.
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Good stuff from Phil, as usual.
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Want to know how to get stars in the SERPs and stand out from the competition? +Eduard de Boer tells you everything you need to know in this how-to post.
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Anyone here going to Mozcon?
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I'd like to...but man...that cash flow.
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What an agenda! Would love to meet some of you at this! It's going to be amazeballs.
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Thanks for the review, +Bill Slawski! Really appreciate it.
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Whitespark has done an excellent job of updating citations for me after a move to a new location. Bojana is the name of the person who guided the citation updating process, and my point of contact. I am very happy with the work performed for my site and business, and recommend Whitespark's work. Thank you very much.
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Looking for some quick link wins that will move the needle? Check out this awesome resource from +Phil Rozek  http://www.localvisibilitysystem.com/2016/05/19/dummy-links-part-of-a-smart-local-seo-strategy/
What I like to call “dummy links” are links that you can get with a little commitment of resources, but without having to think too hard. You'll need to earn some good links (from other, relevant sites to your site) if you want to rank well in the local search results.
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Looking for some quick link wins that will move the needle? Check out this awesome resource from +Phil Rozek  http://www.localvisibilitysystem.com/2016/05/19/dummy-links-part-of-a-smart-local-seo-strategy/
What I like to call “dummy links” are links that you can get with a little commitment of resources, but without having to think too hard. You'll need to earn some good links (from other, relevant sites to your site) if you want to rank well in the local search results.
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I'll be on Blab in 10 minutes getting interviewed by +Jonathan Foster Web Design Join in and ask your local search questions! 
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SEO and web developer with a focus on local SEO. Whitespark founder.
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    Founder, 2005 - present
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We've been working with Hybrid Media Design for the past couple of months on a website redesign project for a cabin rental agency. I've been blown away by the quality of the work, how quickly they get things done, and how friendly, professional, and responsive they are with communication. Brendan is extremely talented and a real pleasure to work with. I look forward to working with them on many future web design and web development projects.
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reviewed a year ago
Our contractor hooked us up with Monarch when we were renovating our kitchen. They did an amazing job designing, installing, and finishing our butcher block countertops. A few months later, there was one area that wasn't getting enough air flow, and a tiny separation formed where two pieces were joined. Rick came back right away and fixed it up. They were friendly, professional, and we felt that they really care about their customers. We would definitely hire them again for any countertop or cabinet work.
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reviewed a year ago
The dealership quoted me over $1,000 to fix a problem with the flex coupling on our Audi A4. The said they had to order in a whole new exhaust pipe that ran from the engine to the tailpipe. I called Atlas and they quoted me $275. They have a method to cut out the old flex coupling and patch in a new one. I called on Friday and they were able to fit me in on Monday. The service I received was friendly, fast, and the price came in exactly as they quoted me (even though they told me on the phone that they'd have to look at the vehicle to be sure). Now our vehicle sounds like a car again, instead of a go-kart. I had a great experience at Atlas and will definitely use them again.
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reviewed a year ago
This is my favourite liquor store in Edmonton. Very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful staff. Amazing selection of fine wines and fine scotch whiskey.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
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We moved across Edmonton with Eager Beaver Moving, and had an excellent experience. John and his staff did an excellent job carefully packing all of our stuff - and I mean ALL of it. It was such a load off to not have to worry about packing. All of the movers were friendly, professional, and careful with our belongings. They came on time when they said they would, got the work done efficiently, and took great care with everything. Also, the final price was less than other quotes we had received. Eager Beaver has a customer for life with us.
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reviewed a year ago
Our kitchen sink was completely backed up. Standing water. Tried drano but that didn't help at all. We called a number of different plumbers looking for someone that could come during the lunch hour and only A Johnny's was available. They were friendly and courteous, but most importantly, they did an awesome job on the sink drain! They cleared it and offered a $40 hot steam service to wash away the grease in the pipes. It's been a week since the service and the drain is working better than it ever has in the 14 years we've owned the house.
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Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
We've been going to Acajutla at least once a month for years. The mixed pupusas are super delicious an so are the Mexican enchiladas. We've tried pretty much everything on the menu, and now just stick with those two items. It's a great place to take our 2 year old daughter. It's lively and family friendly. The service will be fine, but don't expect some kind of super attentive great service. The food is more than good enough to keep us coming back regularly. Acajutla is one of my top 5 favourite restaurants in Edmonton!
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Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Very Good
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