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  • Nifty Marketing
    President, 2008 - present
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    Publisher, Owner, 2010 - 2013
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Burley Idaho - Utah - Idaho - Minnesota - England
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A Local SEO, Newspaper Publisher, Agency Owner, Husband and Father all rolled up in a Small Town Idaho package.
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I am a husband, father, mormon, Idahoan, and Local Search Consultant. I run a local search marketing company called Nifty Marketing and am a partner of the LocalU Conference series. 
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3 kids, and a beautiful wife ;-)
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This will be great!
 
Reminder to join +Ed Reese +Annie Cushing +Cindy Krum +Aaron Weiche tomorrow at 11 am EDT 

Please spread the word:
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LocalU Hangout on Mobile and Local. Posted on June 9, 2015; by Mary Bowling; in Announcements · Hangout image for Best Practices and Tracking Solutions for Local and Mobile. We're getting into the groove with holding live (and recorded for later viewing) LocalU hangouts with industry leaders.
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Hey! My post made it on inbound! Vote it up if you like it. :-) 
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This is going to be fun. 
 
The Local U Forum is presenting a public Hangout with Joy Hawkins, Colan Nielsen, Linda Buquet and Mike Blumenthal, all long time contributors to the Google My Business Forum, where they will attempt to help you navigate the issues that crop up in dealing with your business listings from Spam to Duplicates. 

Submit your questions here.
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Mike Blumenthal. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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A few things to look at with the upcoming mobile update for your law firm website! 
April 21st is approaching and Google is threatening a penalty bigger than any other we have seen. The mobile apocalypses is upon us people. Prepare yourself.
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Great tool
 
Shhh... We're Soft Launching the New Link Intersect Feature Only Here on G+

In Open Site Explorer, if you navigate to Link Opportunities → Link Intersect (e.g. https://moz.com/researchtools/ose/opportunities/link-intersect?site=getchute.com&page=1&scope=page_to_domain&competitors%5B0%5D=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.curalate.com%2F&competitors%5B1%5D=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.piqora.com%2F), starting ~5 minutes ago, you'll get to experience our new, full-index-powered version of the data.

When it first launched, this tool wasn't particularly great because it only used the Fresh Web Index, so unless lots of news/blogs/rss sites linked to you in the last 30 days, there wouldn't be many results. Now, things are different. Give it a spin - plug into two sites you think influencers in your field might link to and your own site as the exclusionary one, and you should see some MIGHTY FINE link opportunities.

Would love any feedback. We won't be doing any marketing for this broadly until next week, but if you find anything, please drop me a line!
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We ran some Click Tests at Nifty on the new Local Stack. I hope you enjoy. 
Click Study Test: The New Local Stack. Now that the local search industry has decided what to call the newly replaced local carousel results (Local Stack has a heavy lead) I thought it was high time we ran some tests through Usability Hub.
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these are amazingly awesome examples of failed link building. Read so you don't repeat! 
At the heart of link building is attention to detail. If one item is out of place, then it could spell disaster for a campaign. Therefore, it can be extrem
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I wrote a post on local content for Moz. Enjoy. 
Learn how to grow your target audience and improve your local SEO with a strong local content strategy.
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Interesting stuff from +Lance Pincock
Worried about the Doorway penalty and your local landing pages? Come play a game of Ready, Set, Penalize to see if your site will make it through unscathed.
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Thanks +Lance Pincock​ for this very honest view on the doorway page update.
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Really excited about this one...
 
Still on the fence about joining us and +Local University on Saturday, February 7th in Seattle for LocalUp Advanced? Check out our full agenda featuring sessions and q&a with +Pete Meyers, +Mike Blumenthal, +Mary Bowling, +Jade Wang, +Mike Ramsey, +Darren Shaw, +Cindy Krum, +Aaron Weiche, +Will Scott, +Ed Reese, +David Mihm, +Dana DiTomaso, and +Rand Fishkin.
Boost your local SEO skills by signing up for LocalUp Advanced, Saturday, 2/7/15 in Seattle.
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Yay. 
Get the low-down on the LocalUp Advanced agenda. We're planning some great sessions and workshops, making sure you get face time with your favorite speakers on Saturday, February 7.
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About Mike RamseyI am the President of Nifty Marketing.

I have spent so many hours in the king fine arts center watching and being a part of performances. Its one of the biggest theaters in Idaho and is simply impressive to have in a smaller community. Places like this are what definitely makes Burley unique.
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reviewed 5 months ago
This is one of my favorite hamburger restaurants in Burley. You can get frys and a burger or burger and frys. The new building is really nice and the burger sauce is great. The only problem is the limited hours. You have to catch them when they are open for lunch and more than once I have craved some Ediths and showed up to find out they were closed. Definitely worth a visit!
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reviewed a year ago
We purchased our bed set, table, and carpet for our house from Lee's. The service is amazing and their displays are great! I have worked with Brent, Jason, and Jeff many times and they are all extremely knowledgable and helpful.
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reviewed a year ago
The room was very nice and clean. The staff I talked to through the stay was actually quite full of personality. They joked a lot and just were pretty entertaining. The bar area was very spacious and we ended up sitting out and talking on the sofas for a couple hours. Overall this is a great place to stay for business or family travel.
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I had the opportunity to work with Eli to buy a 2007 Cadillac Escalade. Being from Idaho I called first to discuss the car and he was very thorough explaining the condition of the vehicle so that there we no surprises when I got down there. He let me test drive it without coming with me and was definitely not pushy at all. I had a lot of questions which he answered and we made a list of things that need fixed which he took care of like a tire pressure monitor, mats for the floor, back tires, and even a new back window button. He was great about it all and gave me a fair price for the car and a fair price for my Denali I traded in. They also told me they start construction on a new office which will be nice as the trailer doesn't fit the cars or the team there. ;-)
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reviewed a year ago
I have always been served very quickly and the food is great. The staff has also been very pleasant on all our visits. We have 3 kids and they are always quick to grab booster seats and crayons for them. It is definitely a very nice addition to the Burley restaurant scene. My favorite plate? Currently it's the Build your own Skillet.
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reviewed a year ago
I though the Chicken Tiki Masala was fantastic. The atmosphere was great and the waiters were all very attentive to our group of 7. They joked around a little with us made sure that drinks were topped off without question and that the Naan bread basket never emptied. It was great.
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