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#1 BeGlobal

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 10:30 AM

Hi,

I have a website on 1st organic positions on hundreds of geo-targeted keywords. Still not seeing any improvement in traffic because there are always at least 3 - 8 local results above my listing.

Is it possible that if I continue working on my SEO, my listings will eventually move on top of the local results?.

PS: Ranking for Google Places is not an option for me right now. A previous SEO person got the account suspended.


Thanks in advance
Carlos.

#2 Jill

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 11:26 AM

I doubt you can move above the local results. You'd have to get into them via a Places Page.

#3 Michael Martinez

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Posted 21 December 2011 - 03:05 PM

As I understand it, on those occasions when you see a small number of organic listings positioned above the local listings the algorithm may be showing a different results page for the same query to other users. Like Jill says, you need to work on getting back into the Places listings. I don't know what process, if any, is available for doing that.

#4 BeGlobal

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 12:53 AM

Thanks guys!, Yes I resubmitted the listing, and is currently under review.

Carlos.




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