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  • Users Can Now Tweet Emoji to Google to Receive Local Search Results in Replies

    … for the service to work. We speak emoji. Let’s talk. 🙌 #KnowNearby pic.twitter.com/HjIMs3KPKe — Google (@Google) December 6, 2016 As reported by CNET, the Google account supports “about 200” different emoji. Some of these emoji aren’t associated with local search results, but are instead “easter eggs” that users can discover. For example, users can…

    AllTwitterin Google Twitter- 17 readers -
  • How Google is Hindering the Organic Growth of Local Startups

    … will now be competing for just two slots, meaning it will be that much more difficult to break into the top results. The good news is that there are still ways for local startups to maximize their search engine results. 1. Keep Google’s primary ranking factors in mind According to PatientPop, Google’s algorithm focuses on three main factors when…

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

    … place actually popped up as the number one result in Google Maps. And to me, this is part of a broader theme that we've seen. Mike's other example was the dentist in Minnesota who killed Cecil the lion in Africa. His office shows up when you search for Cecil the lion, or lion killer, or anything like that in Google Maps, as the number one result…

    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- 31 readers -
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