Chris Silver Smith is speaking on semantic markup for local search optimization tonight at the Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association meeting in Richardson. He’ll be speaking along with Greg Gifford, the Director of Search and Social for AutoRevo. Chris recently wrote a few articles on semantic markup, such as 13 Semantic Markup Tips for [...]
The 2012 edition of David Mihm’s annual Local Search Ranking Factors survey has been released this week, and the general summary concludes that most of the influential ranking signals continue to be beneficial. From a glance at the report, relatively few signals shifted significantly from last year’s report. As the summary states, the main changes [...]
Chris Silver Smith, president of Argent Media, will speak at next week’s DFW SEM meeting on Local Search Optimization, along with Brian Combs, founder and CEO of ionadas local. At the meeting, Chris will be presenting some techniques for Advanced Local Citation Development.
In Chris Silver Smith’s most recent article on Search Engine Land, he provides some suggestions for local optimizations of business profiles for Bing’s Business Portal. While these tips may be basic, some of the information he points out — such as how images may help improve local rankings, and how including hours of operation might [...]
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