24 Nov '15, 1pm

Google Removes Reviews From New Google+ Local Listings

Google Removes Reviews From New Google+ Local Listings

Last week, Google introduced the new Google+ design and with that, reviews are being removed from the Google+ Local listings. This has been discussed since the launch and Google has confirmed it a few days ago. Elizabeth from Google wrote in a Google Business Help thread: Reviews will no longer be shown on Google+ Pages in the new Google+ design. Reviews are still accessible on Google Search and Maps which have always been the primary way that users find business reviews. As you can imagine, this is a huge concern for local SEOs and businesses. Why drop reviews from local listings? A Local Search Forum thread has Linda saying we need to educate our clients, she wrote: So we need to get used to the fact AND educate our clients that Google Local is no longer about the G+ L page. The data we enter into GMB data and the reviews are just as important as ever. However the main p...

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