Google: Maps & Local

  • Results from the Local SEO Ranking Factors Study presented at SMX East

    … The SMX East Session “The 2016 Quantitative Local SEO Ranking Factors Study” presented by Local SEO Guide‘s Dan Leibson (Vice President of Local & Product) and Andrew Shotland (President) explored the results of their recent study analyzing and prioritizing ranking factors that affect local search. Unlike many studies that simply summarize…

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  • Google My Business API adds features in version 3.1

    … Attend Our Conferences Search Engine Land's SMX East returns to New York, Sept. 27-29. Register now for the biggest search marketing conference on the East Coast! Or attend an SMX near you. See all the dates and locations. Learn More About Our SMX Events Gain new strategies and insights at the intersection of marketing & IT. MarTech Europe…

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  • Everything you need to know about Google’s ‘Possum’ algorithm update

    For those of you wondering what “Possum” is, it’s the name we in the local search community decided to give the massive Local algorithm update that happened September 1, 2016. Phil Rozek suggested the name, pointing out that it is fitting since many business owners think their Google My Business listings are gone, when in fact they are not.

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  • How to manage local listings for enterprise brands

    … overwhelming. And it’s not uncommon for enterprise brands to feel like they’re playing SEO whack-a-mole, constantly beating down duplicate listings, inaccurate data and any local search changes that inevitably pop up from Google. Fortunately, there are steps enterprise brands can take to tame their unruly location data and prevent it from getting out…

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  • Is Google filtering your business in the local search results?

    … love to hear about them. Feel free to tweet me examples or leave details on the thread on the Local Search Forum. Some opinions expressed in this article may be those of a guest author and not necessarily Search Engine Land. Staff authors are listed here. About The Author Joy Hawkins is a Local SEO expert who is a part of Google's Top…

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  • Local citations are dead; long live local citations!

    … In June, we published a large statistical study on how Google’s local algorithm works. The study data suggested that citations did not appear to correlate with good local rankings. Seems like just yesterday Moz local guru David Mihm called out that local citations were in fact the new link. The TL;DR was that Google was likely using mentions…

    Andrew Shotland/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 9 readers -
  • Google updates local reviews schema guidelines

    … Mike Blumenthal reports that Google has updated their local business reviews guidelines around when you can use the schema markup on the reviews and when you cannot. Here are the new list of guidelines: Snippets must not be written or provided by the business or content provider unless they are genuine, independent, and unpaid editorial…

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 20 readers -
  • The future of the map

    … way Google accomplishes this is by improving the utility of Maps through things like indoor mapping and by returning increasingly personalized local search results directly to the map. Furthermore, you can be certain that as the utility of digital maps improves, so will the importance of local search. Mapping the great indoors is the next…

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