Local Visibility 101: Getlisted University Teaches Michigan All About Online Marketing

Over 200 people attended the Getlisted.org Local University event in Grand Rapids this past week and were given a firehose dousing of valuable information on increasing their online visibility.  Top National SEO experts David Mihm, Mike Blumenthal, Aaron Weiche, John Carcutt and Will Scott downloaded to the audience with the latest info on Local SEO, Social Media, Google Places and a whole host of valuable topics.

Here  are some highlight photos and videos from the event:

Getlisted University Michigan: David Mihm presents common site pitfalls

David Mihm takes the crowd through common website pitfalls

Getlisted University panel

L to R: John Denny, Mike Blumenthal, Will Scott, David Mihm, John Carcutt, Aaron Weiche


Getlisted University Grand Rapids presenters David Mihm and John Carcutt

Getlisted Faculty John Carcutt and David Mihm pose for the press corps

Mike Blumenthal (aka Professor Maps)—one of the world’s top experts on Google Places—responds to a question about how google differentiates between organic and Places search results.  The somewhat technical response: “Who the heck knows?”

Question for the panel: how do you respond to the issue that traffic is increasing but conversions aren’t? Getlisted Faculty give some valuable tips….

Question from the audience: in the search results- how do you get the links under your site, and how do you control which show up? John Carcutt responds describing the factors of site content and navigation structure….

The Getlisted faculty summarize their key take-away thoughts for the audience.


John’s digital experience dates back over two decades, to before the web was born. He is currently VP Marketing for Advance Digital, and is a regular writer and speaker on topics including Search, Social Media, Content Marketing, Local Media and the Digital Marketing Revolution.

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