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    Google Places


    I did a website for a storage facility, after a few months the website is 3rd on the organic results. This also sent the google places result of this storage facility to the first places results.

    Any one know how this google places/maps.google.com works?
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    Are you asking how Google ranks local websites in the A, B, C? Listings...it so I personally don't know anyone who can consistently rank sites in the A, B, C listing. If someone here has a good track record of doing it, contact me because have interested clients. Here is the most authoritative piece I've been able to track down about how to rank in Google places. Local Search Ranking Factors | Local SEO Best Practices for Ranking in Google +Local
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    Just like organic results, there are several factors that contribute to local ranking results. In short, things such as keywords and location in your meta tags, URL, and site are important along with citations of your NAP (name, address, and phone number) in high-profile online directories as well as niche directories. There are also ways to optimize a Google Places/Google+ Local listing. In a low-competition keyword market, it would not be too difficult to rank high in local results. --David,
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    Google local consider a few factors for ranking a business in local search results. Here are a few,
    - Geographic distance of the user from the business listing
    - Geographic location of the business listing
    - Geographic distance of the business listing and the city center
    - Local citations
    - User’s reviews
    - Local backlinks
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    Excellent sharing Thanks for share i am sure its must help me. thanks for doing this.

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