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Shiny Objects may be Closer than They Appear

With so much innovation happening in local search (new algorithms, new interfaces, new products, and new platforms) it's easy to get distracted by shiny object syndrome, and hard to wrap your mind around what all the change adds up to. What signals is Google still using, post-Pigeon? How should I be using Facebook? Do I even bother with Apple Maps? David will synthesize the broad trends in local online marketing over the last three years, prioritizing the tactics worth paying attention to and the ones to stop wasting time on.

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Time required: 2h 35m

This module shares the lessons we have learned building a consulting business which will help you get things done whether you're a consultant or in-house. The main topics covered are personal productivity, team productivity, and managing clients and effecting change

On-page Optimization
Time required: 3h 45m

On-page optimization is the practice of ensuring the content of a page is set up to be relevant for the search queries being targeted. If the phrases you are hoping to rank for don’t appear on the page, it will be much more difficult to achieve your goals - making on-page optimization a crucial part of most SEO campaigns.