Local SEO guru Steve Penny says that Google has changed its listings for local searches…big news on the local ranking front.  He explains it all on his website.  Are you getting monthly reports like the one at left?  If not, contact me so that I can help you to claim your Google Places page to get top ranking for your website.  As Steve explains it, “If you’re a business owner it’s now very important for you to claim your Google Places listing and optimize it for local search. Google is giving you a free webpage to promote yourself with this new algorithm.”