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  • 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?

    … will typically be about seven minutes in length and be posted one to two weeks after their posting in the forum. In this episode, recorded August 28th, David & Mike take a look at how breaking news seems to quickly impact ranking in Google Maps. They discuss this as it relates to the Google Maps ranking algo in general and what it means from the point…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local University- 5 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- 21 readers -
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