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Linda Buquet

Local Search Expert
Jun 28, 2012
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It keeps being said that Facebook is going to become a stronger force in Local. It already is to many SMBs, depending on the industry.

I don't pay as much attention to FB as I should, but here is a great video from the SMB director talking about FB as it relates to localized marketing.

<a href="">Conference Video: Facebook Cements its Place in Local - BIA/Kelsey</a>

Gone are the days of Page “likes” as a focal point for Facebook. It’s all about building a marketing and commerce platform. This according to Facebook SMB director Jon Czaja, whom we invited to BIA/Kelsey NATIONAL to characterize Facebook’s stance on local (video below).

All eyes are on Facebook when it comes to localized marketing. This was pronounced in the company’s recent revelation that 40 million SMBs now have active Pages (2 million advertise). And BIA/Kelsey’s own survey data indicate that social is the most prevalent marketing channel.

Here is the video, only 29 minutes...

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Haha Bryan the Heckler :p

I totally thought you were saying I made a typo. I read and re-read everything I wrote.
I see, the typo is on the video. Glad I'm not the one that goofed. :p
When I go to comedy clubs I do have to clarify if the 'no hecklers' rule applies to me. So far so good.

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