This designer did a great job. And was very helpful in making small changes after the contest.Please take a look at the designer's work and consider them for your project!
How belasco started their logo design journey
Local Search Toolkit
LocalSearchToolkit.com is going to offer a comprehensive web based tool set to help agencies and business owners with local search or local seo projects. Eventually we'll also offer services revolving around local search as well. You can find a complete and total placeholder site at http://www.localsearchtoolkit.com which has some information on the tools.
Tell us a bit about who you are and the people you reach
Business owners attempting to do local search on their own
I don't have too many requirements except "powered by seOverflow" perhaps with the seOverflow.com logo (attached) needs to be included (though small) in the logo. I'd like to also stick with the color palette used by seOverflow since this is an extension of the seOverflow brand.
A few other ideas/concepts you may want to run with
Use of "pinpoint" from Google Maps
Use of a map
Icons representing tools like a gear or widget
Really we'll leave most of this up to you creative geniuses.