I’m worried that Google may not have put quite enough thought into the Google+ Local logo…
major ranking drops – Places gets an algorithm update!
ultimate list of local citation sites
users automatically updating your Google Places
Adwords location makeover
justice for Places manipulation – if you threaten Google with legal action
Change to Google SERP increases the visibility of the top 3 pay-per-click spots by about 30%…
I’d love to blog about this fully as this is such a HUGE change in my view, but time is short. See in the meantime please read Search Engine Land’s report of the recent change to Google results pages for local queries.
Morale of the story: Claim your correct Google Places listing or you risk losing business (or at the very least annoying your customers). Also – think about some PPC advertising on your brand terms!
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