#MozCast Feature Alert - That Google test from yesterday seems to be expanding into restaurants and hotels. These appear to be SERPs that currently have carousels on desktop. The format below already appears on mobile devices, so the odds of it rolling out are fairly high.
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- Fellow Restaurant clients take note ... Beyond mobile .... Time to get yourself optimized on desktops for more exposure. Ask about our SEO offerings.Aug 16, 2014
- Just saw this ourselves, and for moving companies
http://www.localseoguide.com/google-local-desktop-serps-continue-to-get-more-mobile/Aug 18, 2014
- This is interesting, only the other day Google had responded to the 'Yelp Problem' which saw directories get a boost when searching for something like 'Seattle restaurants' http://searchengineland.com/googles-pigeon-update-solves-yelp-problem-boosts-local-directories-197949
But we may now see, first restaurants listed in this new format, with directories listed in the organic results as second.
Either way in both instances it's a push for restaurant owners to get involved with My Business / G+Aug 19, 2014