Local Search Results

  • How Google is Hindering the Organic Growth of Local Startups

    … about 33 percent of the traffic. Traffic drops dramatically after that, with the second result only receiving 18 percent of traffic and the third spot receiving just between 12 and 13 percent. Unfortunately, ranking in the top spots is difficult for local startups, as they are competing for those spots with large, national and international chains…

    Blogtrepreneur- 10 readers -
  • Video: How Does News Impact Local Rankings?

    …. -- that local news sites have a lot of local juice, and therefore impact maps on a search term more than they impact organic. David: Potentially, but I guess the counterpoint to that is that all of these horrible sites that were posting N-Word House in proximity to White House or Barack Obama or whatever, those are very low-quality sites…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local University- 6 readers -
  • Google ‘More Reviews’ Links Removed From Knowledge Panel

    … Google has confirmed that the link to reviews from around the web, labeled "More Reviews," has been removed from the Knowledge Panel in local search results. The feature was present in one form or another for many years and included links to most review sites. "Reviews from around the web" continue to show in the Google My Business Dashboard…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local Universityin Google- 25 readers -