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Ads in google my business listings

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  Google my business listings have evolved quite a bit in the last year or two .  The most recent change is the introduction of Google ad words search ads it to the local google my business listings  that appear on desktop and potentialy mobile search results.

 

 This is big news because it allows local business another opportunity to rise above their competition and get noticed .  It also allows businesses who are not physically in a local market to target the local business listings and to better be able to compete with local businesses .

 

 For these two reasons this do you add format is one that small businesses need to be aware of and to take advantage of .

 

http://searchengineland.com/google-confirms-ads-coming-local-pack-252407

 

 

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And the bad news is that a local business now has to fight even harder to positioned in a 2 pack rather then a 3 pack.

 

http://www.business2community.com/seo/appearing-googles-local-pack-just-got-tougher-01579541

 

New Google Local Pack to Contain Ad.jpg

 




Tim Capper
Google My Business Top Contributor (UK) and SEO consultant at Online Ownership






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