Understanding Google My Business & Local Search
Entries Published On February, 2012
Many Google Places Searches Are Showing an Increased Radius For Search Results
It appears that Google has again increased the search radius for a large number of “search phrase + city” searches Since the spring of last year, Google has been reducing the radius for displaying results on many local searches. Effectively this meant that businesses outside the smaller radius would no longer show a pinned result. …
Google Places Updates Quality Guidelines on the Use of PO Boxes
Google has once again updated (props to Nyagoslav for first highlighting the change) their Google Places Quality Guideline in regards to the use of PO Boxes in the address field. Once proscribed, they are not again allowed in the second address field only. Google first added the prohibition on the use of PO Boxes in …
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