Local Reviews are a Growing Factor for Local SEO

If you are a client of First.Dentist you are aware we have been pretty bullish about the need to build reviews for your business. In fact, we even have our own review platform (Proven Local) to help you increase your reviews which serve to build your clinic’s authority with Google. With that said, we have some clients who have made review building a priority and some who have not; the former showing the greatest improvement in search results in combination with our work. As a result, I thought it might be helpful to delve into how reviews are interpreted by Google and how it can make a difference in your business’s visibility.

#1) Reviews are Considered High in Importance within the Industry’s Top Local Search Ranking Factors

#2) Google Aggregates Reviews

#3) Reviews On Your Own Site Do Double Duty

#4)

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