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History of Google Updates Related to Local Search

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Checkout list of major Google updates happened in local search with the time.

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History of Google Updates Related to Local Search

  1. 1. HISTORY OF GOOGLE UPDATES RELATED TO LOCAL SEARCH Google SEO Updates History- FATbit Technologies
  2. 2. HOW LOCAL SEO CHANGED WITH TIME? Local search has become one of the core areas for Google. It has gone through leaps and bounds over the years to provide users with an immersive experience of finding relevant information depending upon their location. From local businesses on Maps to Google My Business, the search giant has definitely bridged the gap between the users and businesses. Moreover, its location based algorithm changes have also added relevance to the search results. Google SEO Updates History - FATbit Technologies
  3. 3. LOCAL BUSINESSES ON MAPS First time in 2005 Google took first step towards localization of local search.
  4. 4. LOCAL BUSINESSES IN SEARCH In 2007 Google Started showing local business information in in organic search to answer queries with location factor
  5. 5. LAUNCH OF GOOGLE PLACES In April 2010 Google launched Google Places which presently known as Google My Business .
  6. 6. GOOGLE’S OWN SOCIAL NETWORK Google launched G+ on June 28, 2011 and local intent searches got another twist.
  7. 7. GOOGLE’S HUMMINGBIRD UPDATE With Google Hummingbird in September, 2013 search engine results got a qualitative change. Google’s Hummingbird update, though about synonyms and context, also influenced local search results and benefited local businesses
  8. 8. GOOGLE PIGEON UPDATE The latest development in local SEO happened with this Google update named pigeon by Search Engine Land (rolled out in July 2014
  9. 9. TO READ HOW GOOGLE EVOLVED, IMPROVED SEARCH, AND CHANGED SEO ON THE WAY. GOOGLE SEO UPDATES HISTORY : HTTP://WWW.FATBIT.COM/FAB/GOOGLE-IMPROVED-SEARCH- CHANGED-SEO-LAST-17-YEARS/

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