Google puts the squeeze on local search results

Google puts the squeeze on local search results

It’s official: Google has reworked the way local search results are displayed, removing four of the seven local businesses that get the valuable first-page real estate. The former 7-pack, as our industry calls it, displayed seven local businesses on the SERP (search engine results page), along with full addresses and phone numbers, plus a pin […]

Google Places: 5 reviews shows stars

Google Places: 5 reviews shows stars

Star Rating not showing up in Google Places A client of mine recently asked why his Places page wasn’t showing his star rating.  Most of his competitors were showing a star rating while his rating wasn’t showing at all.  He had 4 reviews which Google did show but the stars were not showing.  Maybe this […]