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Posts by Michael S. Doran

Well Pump Replacement Specialist in Hopatcong, NJ

I have a customer in Hopatcong, NJ that is a well pump replacement specialist and this is a perfect example of a professional excelling at their work. The business is Lakeland Water Pump Company and it is owned and operated by Alan Altshuler. Alan does his work in a way that has created long term…

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Adding Images to LinkedIn Company Pages

I am a big fan of using LinkedIn and their company pages. Having a properly branded company page has value for every business and certainly some more than others. When building out your company page it is worth taking the time to add your logo in the proper dimensions as well as a cover banner.…

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New dashboards for Yahoo Local and Bing Places for Business

Today Bing unveiled their updated dashboard for Bing Places for Business.  The new look so far appears to be cosmetic. Yahoo just changed their dashboard about two weeks ago.  Their changes seem very cosmetic, but are apparently geared toward a future of apps. It remains to be seen what the benefit to the business owners…

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Twitter unveils new look with larger cover art

Yesterday Twitter revealed a new look with a much bigger header and the ability to pin a tweet.  The new look is visually more impressive and allows for tweets to be highlighted.  This new look is available for new accounts right now, but older pre-existing accounts will have to wait for the new look.  The…

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Best practice for editing a business listing on Google

Recently a poster on the Local Search Forum asked an important question regarding the best practice for editing a business listing on Google.  Google requires, or at least recommends, that editing be done on the Google+ Local dashboard for any business listing that has been upgraded from Google Places for Business to a Google+ Local…

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YouTube channel art

When I create YouTube channel art I want to make sure that I set it up for best viewing on all devices.  Often I find myself searching for the same information on YouTube channel art guidelines.  Usually I search for the same information every time and read the same article over and over.  Today I…

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Search engine listing mail verifications

When verifying listings on the three major search engines, often we are required to verify the data by mail.  I find it helpful to show customers what the piece of mail coming to them will look like.  It is very easy for business owners to forget that the verification card is coming or to mistake…

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