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Research Reveals Reviews, Pics & Video Boost Local Search Rankings

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Written by Paul Steinbrueck

google maps logo 3dKurt Steinbrueck, our Director of Search Marketing, has faceted another gem to the Christian SEO Guys blog.  In a post published yesterday he reveals some great tips to improving search rankings in Google’s local listings which are also incorporated into Google Maps.

The tips are based on research done by Bizable, which showed having reviews, pictures and videos posted on an organization’s Google Places page had a positive impact on that organization’s rankings on Google Maps and the local listings that are displayed when a person searches Google.com

For more details see the full post: Study Reveals Positive Reviews Boost Google Map Rankings

How is your church, school or local business doing in Google’s local results?  Do the results of this research motivate you to take any action to improve your rankings?

About the author

Paul Steinbrueck

Paul Steinbrueck is co-founder and CEO of OurChurch.Com, husband, father of 3, blogger. You can follow him on Twitter at @PaulSteinbrueck and add him to your circles at Google+ as +Paul Steinbrueck.

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