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City-Specific Domain Names to Be a Boon for Local Business Owners

New web addresses with endings such as .london and .nyc will amplify the online presence of local businesses.

How Local SEO Works and Why It Matters for Small Businesses

Now is the best time to start creating a local strategy and to start building up your presence on search engine results pages.

Lazy Customers Can Now Search Yelp Using Emojis

Fewer characters? Sure. More convenient? Probably not.

Yelp Listings, Reviews to Be Featured in Yahoo Search Results

With the partnership, Yahoo's data on local businesses is about to get a lot more detailed.

Foursquare Testing 'Sixth Sense' Location-Based Recommendations

New feature will proactively help users discover businesses and other interests they otherwise might miss.

5 Lessons in Local Mobile Advertising from Big Brands

Mobile advertising has the potential to spur customers to action in ways tradition advertising doesn't. Here are a few things you need to know to get it right.

How Facebook's Updated 'Nearby' Tool Can Boost Your Business

Here's what small businesses can do to ensure they're more easily discovered on the giant social network.

How to Mine Google's Gold Mine for Local Businesses

Optimizing Place Pages and garnering five-star reviews can help you beat rivals large and small.

Apple vs. Google Maps Battle Revs Up Local Search Options

Maps are now a battleground for tech giants. Here are three things you need to know to get the most from marketing on mobile maps.

Google+ Adds New Local Listings Tab for Businesses

A company's listing on Google will be available to users across Google search, maps, mobile and now Google+.

How to Make Sure Siri Can Find Your Site in Local Searches

Search Engine Land editor Danny Sullivan explains which sites small-business owners should be listed on in order to be found by Apple's popular assistant, Siri.

How Your Business Can Get on Siri's Radar

Make sure your business garners love from the iPhone's new voice-activated search assistant.

How Apple's Siri Could Destroy Local SEO

The emergence of voice recognition search tools could change the way mobile customers discover your business. Here's what you need to know now.

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