It might be different with local but with web search, that’s not a ranking factor.
On the other hand, if these reviews are on your pages than that might be content that we can pick up, that we can show in search, and use as a ranking factor.
Have seen a fair bit of discussion about this here in the UK today. Much of it is pointless ... whether reviews are a ranking factor or not, they're always going to be important for other reasons.
For the average SMB / SME owner though the title of this article surely creates confusion as I'm not sure they'd distinguish between web search, i.e. organic, and local.
Any thoughts from the Community here?
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