Check out the top SEO, search engine and Internet marketing industry news stories from around the Web this week.

Bing Expands Local Business Portal: Group Deals, Virtual Punchcards and New Print Collateral

Bing’s local business tools are growing. Here’s a look at the newest tools inlcuding, Group Deals, Virtual Punchcards (Loyalty Offers), and new options to create print material.

Apple Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs, the co-founder and long-time leader of Apple passed away at the age of 56. pays its respects to the brand’s visionary leader.

HootSuite Integrates LinkedIn Company Pages and Groups
Social media management tool, Hootsuite, is now adding LinkedIn Company Pages and Groups, giving companies the option to send company status updates and start group discussions around their content with ease.

How the Remote Workforce is Changing
Working remotely has increased drastically over the last 10 years due to advances in technology. Read on to find out how the remote workforce is changing.

Google+ Traffic Falls 60% After Public Launch
Google+’s traffic increased 1,200% in the first few days after its public launch on September 20 but has since dropped by 60%.