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Mike Blumenthal

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Widely cited as the foremost Local Search expert in North America and affectionately known among his colleagues as 'Professor Maps', Mike Blumenthal is the author of the industry's most respected blog: Understanding Google Maps & Local Search. Marketers, local business owners and companies in local search know that a visit to Blumenthal's blog promises rich and unique insights into Local SEO news, tactics, and troubleshooting. Google, too, has been captivated by Blumenthal's reportage and employees regularly drop by for equal doses of constructive criticism and encouragement.


In addition to his work as blogger, speaker and Local Search consultant, Blumenthal has over 30 years of experience in the world of computers and the Internet, helping to run, a web hosting and design business.

In an effort to meet the growing need for business owner education, Blumenthal co-founded Local University - a conference series that brings industry experts to U.S. cities for instructive, rewarding local search marketing seminars. Blumenthal is also a frequent speaker on the SMX circuit and has accepted engagements at many other events including the recent SearchFest Portland and Avvocentric in Orlando.


Website @mblumenthal


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