24 Jun '13, 2pm

New Local Carousel

New Local Carousel

Google announced they rolled out their local carousel results on desktops in categories like hotels, dining & nightlife for US English search queries. The ranking factors driving local rank are aligned with the same ones that were driving the old 7 pack result set . The layout seems to be triggered when there are 5 or more listings . One upside to the new layout is that clicks within the carousel might not fall off quite as quickly as they do with vertical listings , so if you don't rank #1 you might still get plenty of traffic. The default amount of useful information offered by the new layout is less than the old layout provided, while requiring user interaction with the result set to get the information they want. You get a picture, but the only way the phone number is in the result set is if you click into that result set or conduct a branded query from the start. If y...

Full article: http://www.seobook.com/new-local-carousel

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