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MEC: Summiting the E-commerce Mountain

The rush of a new year often means one thing: it's time to tackle goals. Whether you dream of reaching the peak of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, or aspire to boost your business's revenue by double, planning and training for…

Mobile Marketing Stats and more from the Google Engage Conference

EDIT: Google Engage Sept. 2012 Details Yesterday I attended the Google Engage conference in Vancouver attracted more than 200 digital marketing professionals from across Western Canada and beyond. The morning keynote was delivered by Chris O'Neill, Director of Google Canada,…

How Lawyers Can Use Google Places to Attract Clients

What is localized search? Localized search refers to the ability to advertise using geo-location information, such as a business listing on Google Places (formerly Google Maps), or other geo-location based services. Why is localized search important to a business? According…

SEO for Google Places using Rich Snippets and Microdata

Google has introduced new documentation for webmasters and SEO professionals to better communicate business information and label content. Using new HTML5 microdata specifications your website can better 'feed' information in the following categories: Businesses and Organizations Products Reviews Events People…

Google Places Goes Organic!

Big changes in the SERPs happened today with the roll out of an integration of Google Places with Organic search rankings. The 7-pack is gone! In its place Google has integrated Places listings with Organic results. It’s called Places Search…

Is Google Losing its Way With Maps?

We all know how useful Google maps are. For me, when I am going somewhere I haven’t been before, I tend to look it up on Google maps. I even use the Streetview feature to see what it looks like…

Respond to Negative Reviews in Google Places and Maps

Now you can dispute or respond to negative reviews in Google Places and Maps. On August 4, 2010, Google added the ability for verified business owners to respond to reviews publicly on Google Places pages. Read "Respond to reviews for…

Hyper Local! Tags for Google Places only $25 Per Month

In a continuing effort to offer hyper local targeting for your business, Google has launched "Tags for Google Places." Tags for Google Places are essentially yellow highlighted regions of your Google listing that draw attention to one of the following…

Snapchat Introduces 3 New Capabilities of Its Augmented Reality Lenses With 'Shoppable AR' https://t.co/xblYFVkV71

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