Local SEO Strategies, Best Practice & News
Are you under the impression that if you break any of Google's guidelines your ranking will suffer? Those are actually pretty common misconceptions about local SEO. Search Engine Land says while you could get a soft suspension or suspension for breaking guidelines, "What does not exist is some type of algorithmic method Google uses to diminish the ranking of listings that violate their guidelines. Google does this for organic search (manual penalties), but not for the local results." Click the link for more information about common misconceptions. You might be surprised!