If you do a local search, you might see Bing's latest test where you can ask a chatbot questions about the businesses listed.
Looks like for some users, the 3-pack (once a 6-pack) has become a 2-pack!
Could this be a gift to make up for the loss of the sidebar ads? Google is testing snippets that show a single, randomly chosen review underneath ads in the 3-pack.
Two news items about local search and Google My Business broke on April 1 - none were April Fools' pranks. At least as far as I know!
It's a "mixed bag" when it comes to the positive or negative impacts of Google's new Snack Pack.
Dr Pete tweeted about Google testing removing the map and pins from local listings. So far, the test is only in San Francisco.
Mike Blumenthal asserts that this is the "final step in separating local from Plus." Another nail in the coffin for poor Google+.
With the knowledge box and the power of Google's "regulars," it's hard enough getting even close to the top.
Apple Maps has come a long way since that time it didn't know the difference between an airport and farm.
The original Google algorithm of the late 1990's and early 2000's didn’t prioritize local intent and geography when ranking websites.
They kind of bury the lede (in my opinion) in this article's headline: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2381894/Google-Discontinues-Carousel-for-Local-Search-Results
Even though 55% of the Internet is written in English, only about
So here we go again talking
A recent study posted to SearchEngineLand has come to the conclusion that Google has rolled back the Pigeon update.
Aside from the new Apple Watch cool features like the sports tracker, Siri, the heart rate monitor, and my favorite, Apple TV navigation, how much of an im
BBC reports that the New York local attorney general's office set up a fake yogurt shop in Brooklyn and sought companies to help promote it's online presence.
Chris Silversmith of Argent Media posted over at Web Marketing Today talking about how non-profit organiz
Mike Blumenthal posted about an issue that many people have been for
There's a great article by Miriam Ellis on creating and optimizing landing pages for local search if you have several locations.
Alexis Gui talks about the Impact
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