Google tests new results page with more prominent 'local' results

Ever the experimenter, Google are testing new results pages where local natural listings and maps feature far more prominently than ever before.

With local now storming up the agenda across the search sector, large national and international brands need to strategically plan and support their local networks like never before.

Read a full write-up of the pilot pages here, at Mike Blumenthal’s excellent “Understanding Google Maps and Local Search” blog. (Details of the discovery were provided to Mike by Linda Buquet of Catalyst eMarketing).

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  1. #1 by Link Building on July 6, 2010 - 12:06 pm

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