Google Places the Key to Local Business Rankings

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012 | Tagged as: Tags: ,

Google Places is being hailed a ‘key SEO strategy’ for startup businesses wanting to make a dent in the search stratosphere. Ever wondered whether your company could rank on the first landing page of Google search results? Using Google Places to up your business ranking, your digital domination of the number 1 search results is finally at hand.

The search quality highlights of Google’s algorithm changes in February 2012 named the Venice update as the way forward for local business listing rankings. Discussed on Google’s Small Business


Google getting more local with search

Posted by on Apr 24, 2009 | Tagged as: Tags: , ,

In the first week of April, Google announced changes to search results for local queries, such as restaurants and dentists, etc that would use a location based search such as dentists in Bristol. To make searches easier results are tailored to match the users IP address without having to type the location within the search query. Traditionally, search queries that include a location would turn up results displayed on a map; however, with this new update the need to use locations within your search queries should no longer be