Question: How do you link awords to your Google local listing?
Answer: What you are looking for is called ‘ad extensions.’ It is rather buried inside AdWords. First, set up a Google Places account. Then, go to the ‘settings’ tab for your campaign and make sure on the far right that the ‘ad extensions’ tab is enabled. Then click on ‘settings,’ and either link this to your Google Places account or enter your address manually.
Here is a link to the Google article on the topic: http://bit.ly/bi04qW. It is a little complicated, but if you work at it, you can indeed link the two!
Got a question? Click this link to email Jason or call 888-993-1122. Dr. Jason McDonald is founder and Senior SEO / Social Media Director of the JM Internet Group. He teaches the SEO training classes for the group, and therefore provides most of the SEO tips for this blog. His goal with this blog is to provide an easy 'one-stop shop' for the busy marketer looking for tips, tricks, and secrets on how to get to the top of Google and Bing for free using proven SEO tactics. When not dreaming up SEO tips, Dr. McDonald lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, two dogs, a cat, four iguanas and twelve children (just kidding). Really you read down to the bio on this guy? Enjoy the blog.
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