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Apple’s Map Debacle, Google+ Social Merg, Google Acquired Incentive Targeting, Same Day Local Delivery and Wal-Mart

Local Marketing Industry Weekly Update – #32 – November 28, 2012

This week’s agenda:
• A second head rolls in the wake of Apple’s map debacle
• Having Issues with Your G+Local Social Merge? My Advice: Don’t
• Google Acquires Incentive Targeting For Coupon Programs
• Google+ Page 500 Error Bug & Work Around
• Wal-Mart Tries Same-Day Delivery

TIP: This Week Citation Acquisition Strategies


Acquire citations from at least the following sources.
Public Sources
• Annual Reports, SEC Information
• Federal, State and City Gov’ts
• Business Magazines
• Newspapers
• Postal Service Information
Data Providers & Review Sites

• infoUSA
• Theme Sites
• Yelp
• Citysearch
• InsiderPages
• Google
• Yahoo Local
• Angie’s List
• Judy’s Book

Outside the Box
•ATM or Kiosk at your location? List in directories
• National Register of Historic Places
• Free Wifi Directories
• RedBox Directory
• Sponsorships / Charity Events
• Speaking Engagements
• Host a Weather Station

The Local Marketing Industry Weekly Update, presented by Scott Gallagher. Scott is the co-founder of Local Marketing Source and has become the recognized expert in providing local marketing services to local businesses.

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Scott Gallagher is a founding faculty member of Local Marketing Source and owner of WON Marketing, Inc. For over 14 years Scott has provided consulting and online marketing services to hundreds of businesses.

One Comment Published

Lana Brown / 18 December 2012 / Reply

Thanks Scott for sharing this valuable information. For local businesses, it’s indispensible to grab the necessary updates on local marketing. For local market industry, the weekly updates you provide are definitely going to help them in one way or other. The citation acquisition strategies from the sources like public sources, super pages, outside the box are explained briefly. Again, thanks for sharing this weekly update on internet marketing.

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