Tools for local businesses, social search statistics and city landing pages all feature in this week's round-up of our favorite SEO-related articles.
You'll find all the social media search statistics you need in these two articles from Courtney Gibb on Marketing Profs (registration required - free) Social search optimization on Five Major Social Networks Part 1 and Part 2
Learn how city-targeted landing pages can increase your search engine visibility in the SEO Igloo Blog The Nitty Gritty of City Landing Pages for Local Business
Myles Anderson in 10 Things SEOs and SMBs Should Know About the New Google Places Dashboard gives a good overview of what has and hasn't happened to Google Places.
The internet is a fickle place and Google make decisions that which cause discontent: as a result there will inevitably be a successor to this most powerful of search engines. But who will it be? Nate Gancher on Search Marketing Standard investigates in Who Will Rule After Google? @smstandard