Google Release Pigeon Algorithm Update

Google Released the latest algorithm update calling it Pigeon. This update which is a major algorithm update for local search may be damaging to your local search results. 

Google has confirmed that the update has started to be rolled out on July 24 aimed at US English search results.

If since the 24th your website has been subjected to a traffic drop then this may be due to the disappearance of your local listings following the Pigeon update.

This new local search algorithm is using new search ranking signals which are basing local rankings using domain authority including local relevant backlinks as well as other SEO rankings factors.

If you would like advice for local business looking to recover from this pigeon update then get in touch with us today!