Have you seen any changes in your local search ranking since Friday? May be for sure on old sites, because on Friday, Google has launched their new algorithm for local search results and named it “Google Pigeon Update.“? The biggest problem with Google local search result pages was many ‘Yelp’ results on first page and it was a complex thing for webmasters to compete with these yelp results. But now there is good news for webmaster that Google has tried to solve this Yelp problem in this Google Pigeon Update.
What Major in this Pigeon Update
This update is basically for Local Search rankings and has includes all major features regarding local search likes, Search Features from Knowledge Graph, Spelling Corrections and also have results based on distance and locations to provide accurate local results to users.
Google Places search results also shows significance changes in results with better reviews and distanced based results. Till now Google has not provided, that how much queries are affected with this update. But maybe this is most valuable update for local companies to bring their valuable local customers through organic results.
Want your site in top of Local Search Results?
If your ranking is not got high rank in this update or have new site to bring at top of search results. Then don