Wanted to bring to your attention some cool articles I have recently read.  Remember reading is good for you. 🙂

The Definitive List of Local Search Directories You Need To List With from Keith Hagen at eMarketing Matador

Google Local – Out of Date, Riddled with Spam But Absolutely Worth It at SEOMoz

KML and sitemaps for SEO – The definitive guide by Martijn Beijk

Local Search Inclusion with David Mihm on SEOMoz Whiteboard Friday nice video that I found at Understanding Google Maps & Local Search blog by Mike Blumenthal

How To Handle Negative Reviews Of Your Business by David Ingram over at Search Engine Land

All Aboard the Twitter Train by David Mihm over at Search Engine Land