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AutoBody-Review.com Improves Geo-Targeted SEO and Authority for Body Shops by Adding "Articles" to Shop Profiles

AutoBody-Review.com Announces the Addition of Local, SEO Keyword Rich "Articles" to Body Shop Profiles

YORBA LINDA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/14 -- AutoBody-Review.com announces the release of a new feature to their customer shop profiles with the release of "Articles" in all body shop profiles in advance of upcoming Google algorithm changes.

The Search Engine giant has hinted at some upcoming changes to its algorithm in their latest "Webmaster Help" video. Google's Head of Webspam, Matt Cutts, said they are working on some changes that will help Google better determine when a site is an authority on a topic such as auto body repair.

Google continues to improve search results to allow for more accurate local rankings in the Hummingbird update, combined with upcoming algorithm changes that will determine which sites are more of an actual authority on a subject. AutoBody- Review.com has responded early with the addition of "Articles" to our customers shop profiles. Each client will receive one keyword-rich article written by our in house SEO writers that is targeted to each body shop's local geography, and is included in each shop profile in a unique "articles" tab. From there, the body shops can continue adding their own articles as they see fit.

"The geo-targeted long tail keyword is crucial to ranking a local service business such as a body shop online, and now we have increased our ability to rank our customers on a local level through our nationally ranked website," said Director of Marketing, Tom Zoebelein.

"Our duty to our clients as a nationally recognized website is to get them found in a local search, by customers in their local area. After months of keyword research from our own web traffic, we discovered that we can leverage our ranking power, and our SEO expertise to assist our shops on a local level with the addition of our new articles feature," said CEO Curtis Nixon.

AutoBody-Review.com's new articles feature will function much like a mini-blog on each auto body shop profile. While most auto body shops lack the knowledge or the staff to properly blog for their shop on a local level, AutoBody-Review.com has simplified this task for them.

About Flash of Genius, Inc., dba AutoBody-Review.com and UpdatePromise.com
Flash of Genius Inc. is a leading communication and information technology provider to insurers, collision repair facilities and auto service-related operations throughout North America. Flash of Genius Inc. has developed a unique approach to product development and deployment strategies in an effort to ensure the greatest possible value for its customers. Flash of Genius Inc. has created leading-edge products that outperform the competition at every level.

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