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How To Work With Bloggers To Promote Your Restaurant or Hotel

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

When certain bloggers write, people listen. People go to blogs to get advice on everything from what to wear, what gifts to buy, to where the hottest clubs are. Some of the best blogs are the ones that share the best restaurants and hotels in a city. (more…)

Google Hotel Finder – Map Based Search Filtering For Hotels

Friday, July 29th, 2011

While Searching for Houston Hotels for a research project i came across a new Beta Experiment from Google.

Google Hotel Finder

It is a Map based search filtering tool that allows one to find Hotels in the selected area.

What Makes this tool different from others ? Read on to find why i liked it. (more…)

How To See If Google Local Search Reviews Are Authentic

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

You’re searching for a local Plumber using Google Local Listing (also known as Google Places).

However, how do you know whether the plumber is reliable and reputable ? The Reviews !  But how do you know if they are authentic reviews ?

We’ll go over a few Google Local Search Reviews to see for yourself if they are real reviews. Also we’ll go over Google Review Syndication. (more…)

3 Steps To Get Your Business Listed in Google Local Listings

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Ever done a google search for a service in your own area and seen listings for local providers show up on google maps BEFORE your normal google search results ?

Yes, you know what i’m talking about. You probably wondered how did they get there? I wish my Business was also listed on top of the local search results.

Well Now you can ! I’ll show you how in 3 Easy Steps. (more…)

Top 4 Reasons for why not to have your Business Blog on or

Monday, September 21st, 2009

As promised in my previous write up on why Business’s need to have a blog i’m writing on what not to do with your blog.

I see this happen a lot with Business Blogs. They have a great site and have a link to their blog, which when clicked go to their blog thats on a separate site hosted as a sub domain on blogspot or wordpress.

It just does not make sense to me and drives me crazy seeing this. (more…)