Near Me Ranking Factors

Nothing says local like a “near me” search, which have been exploding. Google reviews and geo-backlinks lead in ranking factors. [Local SEO Guide]

Local Authenticity Converts

In the age of fake news, use social proof like reviews and engage your community in your content. [Search Engine Land]

Copying 3rd Party Reviews to Your Website

No harm, no foul, just don’t mark it up with Schema. [Local Visibility System]

What Dominates Page 1 of Google Search Results

Directory category pages and business home pages dominate, with business sub-pages and directory business pages next. [Local Visibility System]

GMB API Update FINALLY includes Google Insights

Up to 18 months of data can now be pulled and measured across date ranges. [Blumenthals]