Google’s Pigeon Update and the Increasing Importance of Directory Listings

by Stacey Burke
On July 24, 2014, Google pushed out a significant local search algorithm change that some experts have dubbed the Pigeon update. The overarching point so far seems to be that local directory sites are getting better visibility in Google’s search results. The Pigeon update impacts both listings within Google Map Search and those that appear in Google organic search results.Read the full article