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What's working in Google Places these days?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by theindiaphile, May 27, 2012.

  1. theindiaphile

    theindiaphile Senior Member

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    I'm a bit out of touch with Google places but need to push one of my sites back up. Am I right in saying citations are dead and Google Places is now more based on organic ranking position? Would appreciate some tips..
     
  2. iclosem

    iclosem Junior Member

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    nope... I have 3 sites that have taken a -100 penalty and they have almost the same amount of traffic due to the top 3 ranking in places. Getting a blended ranking may be another matter
     
  3. theindiaphile

    theindiaphile Senior Member

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    Anyone else have any tips about current rankings in Google Places. Are citations still alive?
     
  4. Afillix

    Afillix Regular Member

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    Keyword diversity is very Important in Link building.... Also mind your onpage keyword density ;)
     
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  5. iclosem

    iclosem Junior Member

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    Keep going with the citations. There's also a very helpful thread on BHW called google places resources... Also keep in mind there's been a HUGE change in Google places... its dead. it's not Google + Local
     
  6. markhenry121

    markhenry121 Elite Member

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    Presently, Google place listing not update frequently, there are many way to optimize Google place, you can search in SE's here more option are available.
     
  7. reinie

    reinie Elite Member

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    No Citations aren't dead. we are still very successful with our clients. Add some social signals to your places page and diversify your citations.
     
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    I guess its citations. They are very important