Category: Local Search


5 Revealing New Local Pack Click Through Rate Studies

Posted on August 11th, by Mike Ramsey in Local Search. Comments Off on 5 Revealing New Local Pack Click Through Rate Studies

5 Revealing New Local Pack Click Through Rate Studies Reports of a massive change to the design of local search results in the serps started to surface around August 6th worldwide. Of course I was at a family reunion in the mountains of Idaho…. So I came home to the usual social media storm that usually […]


Are Local Landing Pages Really Doorway Pages?

Posted on March 27th, by Nifty Lance in Local Search, Random, SEO, Spam. 6 comments

Are Local Landing Pages Really Doorway Pages? This is an old question. In fact, during my research for this blog, I found people asking this question all the back in 2009 (which is 150 years ago in Internet time). But with the new guidelines Google released on March 16th, it seems interest in this question […]



Click Study Test: The New Google Local Stack

Posted on December 3rd, by Mike Ramsey in Local Search. 9 comments

Click Study Test: The New Google Local Stack Now that the local search industry has decided what to call the newly replaced local carousel results  (Local Stack has a heavy lead) I thought it was high time we ran some tests through Usability Hub. First Study: “Salt Lake City Hotel” Question Asked: Imagine you need […]


Don’t Get Pigeonholed: Surviving Google Updates

Posted on August 13th, by Devin Harper in Link Building, Local Search, SEO, Small Business Marketing. Comments Off on Don’t Get Pigeonholed: Surviving Google Updates

Don’t Get Pigeonholed: Surviving Google Updates Google’s local algorithm update, named “Pigeon” by Search Engine Land, is the latest of many Google updates that have left business owners wondering whether or not they’ll see increases or decreases in website referrals, leads and business. Pigeon’s effects are still being discussed, but one of the most prevalent is the […]



Ya-hoo….more like Ya-boo

Posted on May 7th, by Jace Kamachi in Customer Reviews, Local Search, SEO. Comments Off on Ya-hoo….more like Ya-boo

Ya-hoo….more like Ya-boo Well this one takes the cake, and I don’t even like cake! Yahoo is no longer accepting calls concerning your local listings. So when there are updates that need dealt with, duplicates needing removed or just general inquires, we the customer have been left out in the cold to find our new […]