Tag Archives: reviews

Google Maps Reviews Breaks For 4 Hours Yesterday

Yesterday, at around 10am EST, the ability to write new reviews for Google local results in Google Search or Google Maps stopped working. In fact, it stopped working for about four hours. Many webmasters, SEOs...

SearchCap: Google pollen search, Google reviews bug & Google pays Apple

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: Google pollen search, Google reviews bug & Google pays Apple appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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SearchCap: Google pollen search, Google reviews bug & Google pays Apple

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: Google pollen search, Google reviews bug & Google pays Apple appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google working to fix the ability to leave local reviews on Google Maps

Google is aware of the issue with leaving reviews in Google search and Google Maps for local reviews. They are working on a fix. The post Google working to fix the ability to leave local reviews on Google Maps appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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What are the risks for businesses that are getting fake reviews on Google?

Creating fake reviews might seem like a great way to boost your business's local profile, but columnist Joy Hawkins warns that the consequences far outweigh the benefits. After all, you're not just violating Google's guidelines -- you're breaking the law. The post What are the risks for businesses...

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Reviews & other UGC more influential for consumers than search engines & ads [Study]

After ratings and reviews, search engines had the greatest influence on buying behavior. The post Reviews & other UGC more influential for consumers than search engines & ads [Study] appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Dear Google: 4 suggestions for fixing your massive problem with fake reviews

Columnist and local search expert Joy Hawkins notes that unless Google My Business gets serious about addressing fake reviews, it will suffer a loss of credibility. Here are her suggestions for tackling this ongoing issue. The post Dear Google: 4 suggestions for fixing your massive problem with...

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Google Local Panel Tests Three Tabs: Overview, Rates & Reviews

Just a couple days ago, Google rolled out the two tab local panel interface where you would be able to toggle between the business's overview and reviews right in the search results. Now... Google is testing showing three tabs for hotel listings...

Google has officially rolled out a new tab-based local panel with quick access to reviews

Users can toggle between a local listing's overview details and their reviews in the Google search results. The post Google has officially rolled out a new tab-based local panel with quick access to reviews appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google Local Panels Now Rolling Out Tab User Interface?

Last month we reported that Google was testing a tab user interface to toggle between a local panel's overview and reviews. Well, it seems like this new user interface is rolling out. Google has not confirmed it yet...