Ranking Local Businesses Based Upon Quality Measures including Travel Time

travel time

Google’s Travel Time Patent Can the amount of travel time someone might take to get to a place be a good indication of the quality of that place? That is the assumption behind a recently granted patent from Google that focuses upon local SEO. Travel time in the patent is referred to as a “time … Read more Ranking Local Businesses Based Upon Quality Measures including Travel Time

Google May Check to See if People Go to Geographic Locations Google May Recommend

Geographic locations recommendations

Google was granted a local SEO patent this week to enable them to check whether people are following recommendations in search results to visit geographic locations – to see how many people visited those places. And it’s probably good for many businesses to have Google recommending that people visit them. For example, people living near … Read more Google May Check to See if People Go to Geographic Locations Google May Recommend

Google Introduces a Social Suggestions Patent

social suggestions

Social Suggestions from Google Google was granted a patent this week on offering recommendations or suggestions for places to go for members of social groups. A social group, such as a meetup group that may get together for social events, may use the internet to communicate and interact, and look to for recommendations on where … Read more Google Introduces a Social Suggestions Patent