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What are the local SEO implications of having multiple Google Pages for the same business address?

Assuming the attorneys are all "public-facing" with their own customer base, there's no problem with them each having their own listing. However, by including the practice name you are breaching ...
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What is Schema @id and does inaccessible URLS within it matter?

I think this is a (long-standing) bug in Google’s SDTT. Relevant Stack Overflow question: Why does Google Testing Tool use the “id” attribute to generate a URL for the Microdata item? In Microdata, ...
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What is the difference between HTML lang attribute and LINK hreflink attribute?

Which method should I use ... What is the difference between <html lang> and <link hreflang>. You can use both. The lang attribute on the html tag informs user-agents the language of the ...
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How to make my web page geo location enabled?

The best way is to use Local Business schema, we’re really talking about types and properties within the schema.org vocabulary that are used to categorize and define information about businesses. ...
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Fake local business added my website as his business website

Google Local auto-approves the adding of website information Google generally auto-approves the adding of website data to the Google Local listing because its not in the interest of businesses to ...
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Is being near an ocean a local SEO disadvantage? Is Google clever enough to know I don't sell services to mermaids?

Guaranteed Google knows the difference Google won't tell you anyway
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Local SEO | penalty | city name in url, title, and h1

It's perfectly normal to use city, state to in URL & Meta title etc. In fact, since its a local business it would be recommended to place the city name. You can decide on the website structure ...
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How exact do local citations need to be?

A good citation is one that matches as close as possible to that of Bing Local or Google My Business, so options 1-7 are neither right or wrong, until you compare that to business listing. It's ...
Simon Hayter's user avatar
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Thoughts Multi-location Local SEO For Business With Atypical Structure

It sounds like a job for Google My Business. AlphaCorp and BetaCorp are storefront businesses, and can be listed in Google My Business in the usual way. MobileCorp serves customers at their location, ...
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How to best position the keyword combination "[keyword] near me" for local SEO and organic search?

My advice for the getting the most out of "[keyword] near me" is the following: create pages dedicated to cities where you offer your service, but without being spammy. You don't want 50 ...
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How to optimize SEO for landing pages that aggregate business types in a various cities?

Yelp and many other directory sites are probably using IP geolocation and then generating a URL based on that location. When Googlebot requests the site it will get the version based on its IP address,...
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Google displaying business for search terms related to a totally different business

In this case i assume "lincoln" is included in your domain name and in meta data. Since the word is mentioned in the domain is really hard to unrank from this query what you can do to probably drop ...
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Targeting audience based on location

The fact that you are in a new location and this is where the traffic spike is from would mean: People you are interacting with who live in Honolulu are visiting your website Your visits to your own ...
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How to target local SEO to one side of our city (a group of suburbs)?

To get more local visitors to your website you can consider the following points. (this is an example) Perform competition analysis + keyword analysis/research. Look what your competitors are doing ...
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How do I indicate city level variants of content pages for SEO?

What's the best approach to indicate that some content is duplicated and content is unique for each city? There isn't a way to explicitly indicate this. The best thing to do is ensure that your pages ...
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Two listings on Google Maps/Business with a single website

NAP It is the primary identifier of your business on the Internet. Name Address Phone you can use a phone number instead of a website name to verify your business https://support.google.com/business/...
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Local SEO | penalty | city name in url, title, and h1

You are on the right track, adding the city name to the Title, Description and H1 tags is a good idea. But modifying the url for the main page is unnecessarily and should be avoided. There are ...
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Google My Business not displaying in Google Maps Organics Results

i never ever seen, that Google shows a local business without a house number in search query. However, if i type a house number in, Bybe is well displayed:
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If I create a Google+ Business page will my organic rank be effected in non-local areas?

I have been working with 2 large companies in the same industry in Sydney and I can run SEO test between the 2 of them. Once you are connected with local ip via a vps, you will see that the ranking ...
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