As more and more small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) venture into the digital marketing arena, they are quickly recognizing the importance of being visible within local search results.
This past year saw the official launch of Google’s Knowledge Graph Carousel for local search results, creating a more visually pleasing user experience for searchers. Additionally, Google continued the rocky process of updating its business listings management from Google Places to Google+ Local.
Whether you’re an SMB trying to navigate the world of local search on your own or a large brand with multiple brick-and-mortar locations to manage, our local search columnists have had you covered throughout 2013 with expert advice and thoughtful analysis. Take a look at our ten most popular Local Search columns from this year:
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