Top 24 Recent Updates in Local Search

July 2016

Top 24 Recent Updates in Local Search

Google recently removed suspected reviews from business listings by running review spam updates. As a result, many reviews of small businesses were dropped from local knowledge panels. Google’s guidelines clearly say that businesses shouldn’t offer money to people for writing reviews as it impacts the credibility of the review. You can expect this to happen twice a year, so be prepared for that and avoid any paid reviews.

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