What Is a Local Backlink & How to Find Them
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What Is a Local Backlink & How to Find Them

Backlinks play a large role in a website’s rankings, whether it’s a local service or brick-and-mortar business. But how do you find links for these types of businesses? This article will help you figure out how to get your local link building campaign started. The traditional thought process when we think about link building is…

17 Percent of Small Businesses Still Advertise Regularly in the Newspaper

17 Percent of Small Businesses Still Advertise Regularly in the Newspaper

In a new survey of small business owners, researchers with G2 Crowd learned that 17 percent of small business owners still regularly run promotions in the newspaper. That doesn’t sound like a whole lot but consider now the numerous other forms of advertising, marketing and promotion available today. So many other forms are cheaper, easier,…

The Impact of AI Over The Next Half Decade
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The Impact of AI Over The Next Half Decade

For those who may find awkward the reference to “half a decade” and not the “next decade” here is why: AI is evolving at such a staggering rate that it is simply not possible to foresee what it will represent in 10 years’ time. As Maurice Conti (Chief Innovation Officer at Telefónica Alpha and former…

Google is bringing video reviews to Google Maps
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Google is bringing video reviews to Google Maps

We’re still very far away from real-time Google Street View or satellite imagery on Google Maps, but Google is, for the first time, introducing video in parts of its mapping service. Users who are part of the company’s Local Guides program can now shoot 10-second videos right from the Google Maps app (or upload 30-second…