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Mike Blumenthal
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All local, all time. What else is there?
All local, all time. What else is there?

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This story highlights why some things should not be IOT based and attached to the internet. Exactly what value is derived by doing so.

And you risk security breaches or data policies that really snake back and "bite" you... like this case where an IOT attached vibrator vendor sold what is truly "sensitive" customer data: https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/14/sex-toy-maker-agrees-to-stop-collecting-intimate-data/

Some things are best left analog.
Not "smart" -> Hundreds of smart locks around the world stopped working after the wrong software update was issued

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Google's John Mueller calls the algorithm monitoring tools from Moz, SEMRush, SERP Metrics and others "blackhat scrapers." Ouch.

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Have ideas, suggestions or input on the best tone and content to use for questions and answers for the Google's newest local product? Help Barbara Oliver Jewelry improve hers.

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Google announcing general availability of Questions and Answers for places on Android (not just owners)
You had a few days to add your own, now it's open to all :) All your questions answered on Google Maps and Search

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Google Review PSA: The write a review link is NOT working system wide

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Read about what tactics I use to help show business owners ROI from Local SEO in this post I just wrote for Moz

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A very cool plug in to allow you to easily create a Wordpress Jobs page(s) that is easily seen by Google for Jobs from +BlueGlass h/t +Walter Schärer
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