Google Local Search Ranking Factors From Moz

Apr 17, 2017 - 7:46 am 4 by
Filed Under Google Maps

Maps Chalkboard Map 640

Moz released their local search ranking factors study results for 2017. They do these studies every two years by survey the smartest local SEOs out there. You can view the full results here if you have not seen them already.

How have things changed in the past two years? Here is a neat chart that shows the percentage change. No surprise here that social signals had the biggest decline...

Moz Google Local Factors

Again, this survey is filled with tons of information. It is just a survey, so it doesn't mean the results are accurate. These are just best guesses from local SEO experts. But still, these are experts and I would value their opinions.

Forum discussion at Local Search Forums.

This post was scheduled to go live today but was written earlier - I am currently offline today.


Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community


Search Video Recaps

Google Core Update Volatility, Helpful Content Update Gone, Dangerous Search Results & Ads Confusion - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: April 18, 2024

Apr 18, 2024 - 4:00 pm

Google Notes On Search Won't Necessarily Go Away In May

Apr 18, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Maps

Google Maps Releases New Directions, Travel & EV Features

Apr 18, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Ads

Google Ads Reminds Advertisers Some Ad Customizers Will Go Away May 31st

Apr 18, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Drops Video Carousel Markup

Apr 18, 2024 - 7:21 am
Google Maps

Google Business Profiles Register Your Defibrillator (AED)

Apr 18, 2024 - 7:11 am
Previous Story: Original Google Employees