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Can someone help with a good google places tutorial/ebook?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by bileana, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. bileana

    bileana Junior Member

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    I was searching the forum but could not find any good book or tutorial for google places.

    You guys have such a book in mind?
     
  2. bileana

    bileana Junior Member

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    no one!?
     
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    Lazlo1967 Junior Member

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    Very quick checklist:

    1. Fill out a complete profile. Provide as much information as possible, including pictures, video, etc.
    2. Wait. If you have not previously claimed the listing you'll need to wait for the snail mail PIN to confirm.
    3. In the meantime...be sure the business is listed in as many business directories (InfoUSA, YP, etc.) as possible. Google will reference these. Be sure the business name and address are exactly the same everywhere (Website, Google+, business directories).
    4. Solicit positive reviews. Yes, you can try to get these done on Fiverr or other services, but Google is getting good at finding shill reviews. Depending on the business you can ask for the review at the time of service (provide the customer a computer or iPad and offer a discount for a good review).
     
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    Endire Elite Member Premium Member

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    Bileana,

    Great question. I have included links to some books below but I have some tips for creating your Google Places page. Be sure to fill it out as completely as possible including all address, phone number, website URL and business hours information. Include the maximum 10 images and link videos if you have any. Also be sure to include any target keywords that you are using in your SEO efforts.

    Here are two links to books about Google Places,

    http://www.amazon.com/Teach-Yourself-Google-Places-Minutes/dp/0672335352

    http://www.amazon.com/The-Guide-Google-Places-Prospects/dp/1456567209

    Hope these help,

    Shawn
     
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    Eglobalmoguls Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I've lost about 100 reviews in last month. So fiverr is good for only about 1 per person there were we used to buy 10 for that price..

     
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