For local small businesses, one of the keys to search engine marketing is making sure that if a customer is searching for your business, they can find it easily. This means making sure that your business has a regional listing in each of the major search engine's local directory, like Google+ Local or Bing Local.
Foursquare, the location-based social network that lets you check in to businesses, has released an update to their app and overall service. They have implemented a unique Foursquare scoring system that ranks businesses in an effort to show you how popular a business is. According to their blog and the update:
With this update, we've made finding the best place even easier.
Yelp released another udpate to their mobile app today, version 6.1.0. In it, Yelp states:
"We know you guys are super bummed about the cancelling of Jersey Shore, so we thought we'd cheer you up with a hot new update from your friends at Yelp."
The update includes:
The social networks Klout, Foursquare and Yelp all released minor updates to their mobile apps.
Klout for iPhone
This update includes:
Yelp, the social network for finding and sharing location activities, has released version 6.0.0 of their mobile app. The update description states:
This update is literally filled to the brim with awesomeness. We're not joking -- we had to get an intern to stand on the top of it just to get it zipped up and shipped to the App Store.