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When Is a 5 Star Review Not A 5 Star Review?

October 23rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Google Math Fail

The answer is when Google My Business is aggregating and averaging out your reviews. In Google My Business math these nine different 5 star reviews average out to a measly 4.9. For a company that has ~2,000 Ph.Ds in it’s employee, has written one of the most sophisticated computer applications in human history and is [...]

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Google Testing Carousel Expansion?

October 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Carousel Test for Moving Companies?

Google has been testing replacements¬†for their local carousel and local pack design for a while now. ¬†So I was a little surprised when I saw this screenshot. What’s so interesting about this is that a carousel for moving company results would represent an expansion of the carousel user interface, as opposed to all the tests [...]

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New Google Mobile-Local Results?

October 18th, 2014 · No Comments

New Google Mobile-Local Result

Cori Shirk just shared a new Google mobile-local universal one box: This appears to be a test bucket as after several minutes of trying I am unable to trigger a similar looking result. For a quick comparison this is what the current mobile one boxes look like: The new design is much cleaner then the [...]

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Tags: Google · Mobile Search

Local SEO Panels at SMX East

October 2nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Oh October! The leaves are changing, fall is almost here and another SMX East is coming to a close. There were a couple of awesome local SEO panels, including a presentation from the affable Founder, Proprietor and CEO of Local SEO Guide: Andrew Shotland. Andrew presented data across directory and SMB sites to provide some [...]

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Another Carousel Replacement Being Tested?

September 3rd, 2014 · 9 Comments

New Google Local Points of Interest Carousel

It looks like Google is testing yet another carousel replacement. This time it’s with the different “Points of Interest” searches in specific geos. This one looks different then the previous “new” carousel replacement that we had seen. So for those of you keeping score at home there are currently 3 carousels/replacements out there: 1) The [...]

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Tags: Google · Google News