Do Google Posts impact ranking? A case study

Columnist Joy Hawkins shares the results of a case study to see whether Google Posts can move the needle for local search rankings.

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Markets with home service ads: Service-area businesses are coming back to the local results

There’s good news and there’s bad news in the local service-area business space. Contributor Joy Hawkins brings us up to date.

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Are Home Service Ads the death of home-based businesses on Google?

Google is expanding their Home Service Ads across more and more cities in the US, and some home-based business owners are worried. Columnist Joy Hawkins explains how this move impacts these businesses and what they can do to combat a loss of local sear…

August 22, 2017: The day the ‘Hawk’ Google local algorithm update swooped in

Have you noticed a recent shift in Google’s local search results? Columnist Joy Hawkins shares everything you need to know about the ‘Hawk’ update, which seems to have killed some of the changes we saw with Possum.

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6 things you need to know about Google’s Q&A feature on Google Maps

Noticed the new “questions & answers” section in Google Maps app listings? Columnist Joy Hawkins shares her observations about this helpful new feature.

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