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Google My Business Locations

Google My Business Locations Changes to Google's bulk business location management tool     Google has launched a new local business management tool called "Google My Business Locations".  At first glance, this appears to be the long awaited replacement for "Google Places for Business".  In fact the old link redirects to a 500 error page. Here is a quick overview of the new interface. Google My Business Locations Landing Page Note the message "We’re adding new features to Google My Business Locations, so please keep an eye out for improvements. Learn more about upcoming changes .     Managing Multiple Local Business Locations For us SEO's, this tool is a great way to quickly diagnose local listing issues for multiple clients. On the screen below, we see that we have a few unverified business, as well as a data conflict and opening hours issue.     Resolving Data Conflict

Local Search Glossary | Jargon Definitions and Explanations SEO

Another great resource from the Learning Center... Numerous articles in the learning center will help give you a better understanding of how the local search engines work, and how to use them to promote your business effectively. Local Search Glossary – Jargon Definitions and Explanations SEO   Trying to understand how the search engines work can be tough--especially if some of the terminology is new to you. We hope this alphabetized glossary helps you sort through Local Search jargon.

SEO | Manage Local Listings | is a great SEO tool to help you publish / manage your local listings on Google Local, Yahoo Local, MSN/Live Search Maps and Best of the Web. Check it out:

NY Biz List — Spend Locally. Save Jobs.

Help support locally run companies throughout New York State. We recognize that small businesses are the lifeblood of the NYS economy. Keeping money in our neighborhoods by shopping locally will help ensure a thriving small business community. We accept directory listings for legitimate small businesses located and operated within New York State. Small business owner? Submit your request for a free directory listing . All NY Biz List directory submissions are human reviewed for accuracy. Please wait 5-7 days for valid small business listings to appear in our directory . Know a small business that would benefit from a listing on our Website? Suggest a site, and we'll do our best to add an accurate company listing. Visit Website:

We're a Favorite Place on Google!

Image selected as a Favorite Place on Google! Google launched a new feature identifying local businesses in the U.S. that have been the most sought out and researched on and Google Maps. They are calling these businesses the "Favorite Places on Google" found in over 9,000 towns and cities, in all 50 states. We are pleased to announce that Patrick LaJuett is one of these businesses.  Much thanks to the Google Local Business Team for awarding us this honor. Learn more about Google Favorite Places: Learn more about Patrick LaJuett Website Design & SEO: