Maybe the Mayans were right about the end of the world after all. Google is finally displaying “Local SEO” and “Local Search Marketing” queries as a local result.
I began focusing on local search marketing, local SEO, and all things local in 2009. It has been interesting watching many search queries change from organic to local results over the past 3 years.
I did not think I would ever see what I did in the search results yesterday on New Years Eve. The following search queries are generating local results:
Let’s search for “local seo”
I guess Google doesn’t deem Milkmen.com as a local SEO firm. Dammit. Looks like the Guys at Online Image are winning here. Way to go Russ!
How about “local search”
Strike 2. Milkmen.com is not a trusted source for local search either.
And Then “local search marketing”
Hey O! And he hits it into left field. Yay, Google trusts Milkmen.com for “local search marketing”!
Last but not least, “local marketing”
Now we have a runner in scoring position.
Other Related Terms and Query Results
“local internet marketing” – local results
“seo” – organic local and national results
“search engine optimization” – organic national results
“local online marketing” – organic local and national results
“search marketing” - organic national results
“internet marketing” - organic national results
“online marketing” - organic national results
Future of Search and/or Predictions?
The World Wide Web is going LOCAL.