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Google Local Pack Shows Query From Website Content Of Local Listing

Google Local Pack Shows Query From Website Content Of Local Listing

Last night, I was tipped off by Matt Schexnayder of Sparefoot of a new local pack test where Google is showing when the query matches content on the local businesses website. It is called "website mentions" and just like Google will highlight the content in the snippets that match the query in the organic results, Google is doing something similar in the local pack now. Or at least testing it. Here is a screen shot from Matt, you can click on it to enlarge it: Of course, this is not just an interesting user interface test but it also shows me that Google Local, which is separate from the organic ranking algorithms, does understand the content on the webpages of the local business. I always thought the content on the website of the local business was not a factor for local rankings. But here, Google is showing content on the local business website that matches the query sea...

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