Managing large sites is challenging. There is a lot to deal with, from the technical quirks of the content management system, managing crawl paths to the content you want to promote, without overly enthusiastic use of nofollow/noindex. There is legacy [...]
Since Penguin I've taken a slightly new approach to how I build links for exact match domains. It mainly focuses around anchor text.
Increasing your CPC bids or making changes to improve your Quality Scores might help to increase your ad rank and increase your Impression Share, but this may be at the expense of your campaign's performance and profitability.
If you haven't yet added the Rel=Author code to your website, I highly recommend you take a few moments to set this up and will show you how to do this for your WordPress website.
Google+ Local is the former Google Place page with a new look and feel. Currently, it has the same functionality as before except that you can no longer upload videos or share an update.
It may not be a magic bullet, but this method may do enough to keep you afloat while you work towards cleaning up your backlink profile over the long-term.
Having worked in the Online Reputation Management field for over 6 years I have encountered many individuals who want a particular result for their name "removed" from the search results page. Unfortunately, removing anything from Google Search is nearly impossible.