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Mike Blumenthal
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Yelp's CEO really not happy about Google's new upcoming interstitial mobile penalty. Takes it out on +Mike Blumenthal 
Pretty much everyone who does a search in Google on their mobile device and clicks on a Yelp listing and does not have the Yelp mobile app, is a frustrated user. Why? Because you land on this annoyin
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Interested in Schema for Local? Join +Mike Ramsey and I as we interview +Local University  Advanced speaker +David Deering about the ins, outs, whats new and why you should care about Schema in your local marketing.
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Great video Mike.... now time to implement! 
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Late to the party but here's hoping.
 
There was an early attempt at an OpenStreetView in 2009 but it failed to gain significant traction. This project hopes to succeed where that one failed.
The company seeks to crowd-source street-level photography on a global basis.
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Part of my on-going test to see the influence of trusted content on local listing rankings and web traffic.

Results will be published in full at Local U Advanced in New Orleans.

But the data is very encouraging.
 
Who said a wedding band has to be plain? http://gplnk.co/2blqz1q

That's the beauty of #customjewelry ... we can make it any way you want it! This stunning 18k white gold diamond wedding band is sure to get a lot of "oohs" and "ahhs" ... don't you agree?

"When we make a custom piece of jewelry, it reflects your vision and desires. It’s your signature piece, never to be duplicated." - Barbara Oliver

#weddingwednesday #weddingrings #buffalo #ny #jewelry  
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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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Starts looking at flights..

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Not only is this Local U Advanced in New Orleans but we have the best speaker list and content ever.
Speakers include:
+Joy Hawkins +Darren Shaw +David Deering +Cindy Krum +Mary Bowling +Aaron Weiche +Will Scott +Ed Reese +Mike Ramsey and yours truly.... enterprise and agency tracks with all sorts of incredible tactical details for your local search efforts whether agency or enterprise.
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If left to stand this ruling could change the balance of power in the review world from the searchers and review sites to the business owners.
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Google expanding their direct to search test for SMB content.
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10 Ways to Make Your Listings More Shareable on Social Media

How do you get people to share your real estate listings? Let’s look at the psychology of social media.

Why do people decide to share or not share content on social media? Dive into the psychology and ten specific steps you can take to make your listings more shareable.

Are your Real Estate listings as sharable as they could be?

#contentmarketing #socialmedia
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My recent +Search Engine Land  article shows how Allstate is utilizing Get 5 Stars (+Mike Blumenthal +Aaron Weiche ) to fix some of their duplicate content issues on Google. More big brands should be aware this tactic is working!
It can be difficult for businesses with multiple locations to craft unique, rich content for each individual location page, but columnist Joy Hawkins has some advice for how to do just that.
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We added some cool stuff over this very hot summer!
 
We've been cooking up some new features this summer, even with vacations, BBQs and other summertime fun. And we couldn't have done it without all of your excellent feedback and suggestions. Thank you! Fasten your seat belts - this is a huge list. But I will try to summarize it…
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Local Search & Web Consultant
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  • GetFiveStars.com
    2013 - present
    Helping design, implement and market a feedback and review generation system for SMBs
  • LocalU Seminars
    CCH, 2013 - present
  • Blumenthals.com
    Local Search & Web Consultant, 2001 - present
  • Blumenthals Inc
    VP, 1980 - 2001
  • NOLS
    1973 - 1989
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Olean NY - Kenya, Wyoming, Alaska, Costa Rica, Ann Arbor, Ithica
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Blumenthals.com Web Hosting & Design201 N. Union St. #307Olean, NY 14760
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All local, all time. What else is there?
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A student of life, political economy, Google Places, Maps & local search. Loves cooking, x-country skiing and time with my family. I am an avid fan of things local (ie Local Search) which I write about in my blog- Understanding Google Places and Local Search. I am currently a partner in three companies; a small design, hosting and marketing firm: Blumenthals.com, a training series: LocalU.org and a review management product: GetFiveStars.com.
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