Local SEO Google Pigeon – Major Tip from the Best of the Best.
A recent article on SearchEngineLand entitled “Everything You Need To Know About Google’s Local Algorithm, Pigeon,” featured Columnist Neil Patel who provided a summary of what we know about Pigeon, Google’s new local search ranking algorithm that was rolled out in July 2014.
My takeaway from this Local SEO Google Pigeon article is…
Due to the hyperlocal tightening of the algorithm, I think that local businesses will begin to rank better if they have optimized their social profiles, citations, and Google+ profiles in such a way to reflect their specific location in a neighborhood of a city or region, not just the name of that city or region. Hyperlocal search is more important now.
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