The Latest Local Search News, Trends, and Insights
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By Damian Rollison on Feb 17, 2020 6:00:00 AM
In this week’s Monday Memo, learn about Google’s changes to its ranking guidelines; major fluctuations in local ranking; a fix for the Google Posts rejection bug; the risk of losing GMB verified..
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By Damian Rollison on Feb 12, 2020 4:51:34 PM
[Update 2/19/20: Unless something really dramatic happens, this is the last update I'll offer to this particular post. Google has responded via the @GoogleMyBiz Twitter account to questions about..
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By Damian Rollison on Feb 10, 2020 6:00:00 AM
In this week’s post, learn about the anniversary of Google Maps; the slow growth of voice shopping; a survey of SEO in 2020; an unexpected flag in GMB listings; Google Post rejections; Nest’s new..
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By Damian Rollison on Feb 7, 2020 1:25:23 PM
In honor of the 15th birthday of Google Maps, first launched in 2005, Google has announced several updates, including a new Maps logo and app design for Android and iOS. Here's how the updated app..
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By Damian Rollison on Feb 3, 2020 6:36:24 AM
In this week’s post, learn about new Maps features from Apple; the closing of Avast subsidiary Jumpshot due to privacy concerns; updates on Featured Snippets; Google’s new chatbot technology; a..
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By Damian Rollison on Jan 30, 2020 1:13:27 PM
Based in Amsterdam, HERE Technologies has a rich history going back to the earliest days of digital mapping. The company's international mapping platform traces its origins to Navteq, a pioneer in..