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June 2021 Local Search Roundup
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Zoran Dobrijevic
No more Google My Business short names, restaurant ratings appearing directly in Google Maps, and a two-part core algorithm update. It all happened in local search this June. Join us for a quick...
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May 2021 Local Search Roundup
Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Zoran Dobrijevic
Warmer weather, relaxed restrictions, and a series of updates and upgrades in local search—it’s fair to say that May 2021 had a little bit of everything. Let’s take a closer look at the...
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April 2021 Local Search Roundup
Monday, May 03, 2021
Zoran Dobrijevic
As 2021 gets into full swing, so too do the changes in local search. Join us for a quick rundown of all the updates you need to know about, from enhanced delivery/pickup features to a shiny new local...
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Rethink your tactics to turn virtual traffic into physical traffic
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Marc-Antoine Lemay
As businesses continue to navigate regional re-openings, lockdowns, and capacity limits, they are understandably focusing on adapting their physical stores to offer the best customer experience...
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March 2021 Local Search Roundup
Thursday, April 01, 2021
Zoran Dobrijevic
An algorithm update, free listings on Google Hotels, and a shiny new “estimated cost” field in the local pack. March brought a series of iterative changes to local search—some...
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Everything you need to know about bilingual business listings
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Kim Marcil
Consumer-centric experiences have been Google’s main focus in recent years. As a result, the search giant no longer collects listings information from businesses alone. Instead, the content...
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February 2021 Local Search Roundup
Monday, March 01, 2021
Zoran Dobrijevic
Desktop messaging, review snippet stars, restaurant search filters… February’s local search updates may not have reinvented the wheel, but they have improved quality of life for business...
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January 2021 Local Search Roundup
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
Zoran Dobrijevic
The calendar may say 2021, but local search is still adapting, evolving, and learning from last year’s wild challenges. In fact, January brought significant changes including new listings UI,...
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2021 predictions: 3 ways local listings will evolve next year
Thursday, December 10, 2020
DAC
You don’t need us to tell you that the year 2020 will go down as one of the most disruptive on record. Yet, despite the disruption and disorder, there was significant progress made in a huge...
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November 2020 Local Search Roundup
Monday, November 30, 2020
Zoran Dobrijevic
An eventful year may be winding down, but there’s no such thing as a lull in local search. This month, Google pushed ahead with a few updates that have been months in the making—but it...
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