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  1. Jonathan Hatton

    Goodbye 7 Packs! Only 3 Packs with No Phone # or Address for All Local Results

    Seeing this being rolled out here in the UK this morning. No 7 Packs to be seen anywhere!
  2. Jonathan Hatton

    Local SEO Will Help You Live Long and Prosper - Greg Gifford #BrightonSEO

    Hi Linda, I was lucky enough to go down to BrightonSEO and I have to say, Greggs and Mathew Barbys talks where the best by a long way!
  3. Jonathan Hatton

    Schema Question regarding locations

    What is the difference between between: addressLocality addressRegion For example when using the structued data testing tool for a client its coming up with the city name first and area second. Shouldn't it be the other way around? E.g. addressLocality: London addressRegion : Kensington...
  4. Jonathan Hatton

    Local Search: Improving Wordpress Site Speed on Local Sites

    Facebook likebox's and Sharing plugins can kill your website load speed! I would only use if absolutely necessary.
  5. Jonathan Hatton

    Dear Google, Stop Using Business Name as a Local Ranking Factor- Darren Shaw

    It's quite rare that you get a company called a keyword+location. Unless its been done for SEO purposes! So I have to agree with Darren here
  6. Jonathan Hatton

    Google: New Structured Data Testing Tool and Improved Documentation

    Hi Joshua, No sorry, this is not my tool it is a Google tool. But I and a few other people I know were getting errors for logo and URL. I have just given the code that fixes this issue. :)
  7. Jonathan Hatton

    GEO SERP Screenshot Tracking Tool - ADVANCED Google Local Ranking Troubleshooting

    Am I right in thinking this could be used to monitor competitor landing pages? For example: You have been ranking position 1 for a huge search volume keyword. Then one day you drop to position 2 and you are wondering why. Then you check the Visual ping and find out that your competitor has...
  8. Jonathan Hatton

    Penalty for too many Google+ Local Reviews?

    Hi Kate & Linda, Thanks for the quick replies, You have put my mind a ease :) Just going to read through Phil's post now!
  9. Jonathan Hatton

    Penalty for too many Google+ Local Reviews?

    We recently took on a local client who did not have a current 'My Business' account with Google. Therefore, I made one for him from scratch. I asked him if he could filter through his emails and see if any of his past customers used a Gmail account. I then asked if he could get in touch with...
  10. Jonathan Hatton

    DMOZ

    To be honest, I think it depends on what category you are adding to. We usually add clients to all major directories at the start of our SEO plan for citation purposes etc. I have found that acceptance rates on Dmoz, totally depend on the category you are going for and how active the editors our...
  11. Jonathan Hatton

    BBB Accreditation: Boring But Bumps Your Local SEO - Phil Rozek

    Does anyone know if there is a UK version of the BBB?
  12. Jonathan Hatton

    ▶ VIDEO: HOW to Hide Address on your Google+ Local Page (Plus Why)

    Hi Linda, Thanks for the clarification on this. it's good to know that it doesn't effect rankings if the address is hidden.
  13. Jonathan Hatton

    Google: New Structured Data Testing Tool and Improved Documentation

    Hi, This code worked for me (Replace *** with your details): Hope this helps!
  14. Jonathan Hatton

    What is the best way to check local ranking for a keyword?

    With Rankinity can you set certain permissions for clients within the backend so they can just see their rankings?
  15. Jonathan Hatton

    Google: New Structured Data Testing Tool and Improved Documentation

    Hi Joshua, I have managed to fix the issue with the two errors showing. I will paste the code template here when I get back to the office.
  16. Jonathan Hatton

    Is This SPAM?

    thats what I thought and when I spoke to Google they saw it as an error on their part. But the issue remains unresolved :confused:
  17. Jonathan Hatton

    Google: New Structured Data Testing Tool and Improved Documentation

    Thanks for the quick reply, yep found what I was looking for here https://developers.google.com/webmasters/structured-data/customize/logos Thanks again!
  18. Jonathan Hatton

    Google: New Structured Data Testing Tool and Improved Documentation

    Hi djbaxter, Thanks for this, it's very useful! But mine are coming up for errors on logo and URL. Do you know where I would find the code to input for these two fields? Cheers
  19. Jonathan Hatton

    What is the best way to check local ranking for a keyword?

    Hi Linda, sorry I have misread. I thought gsmithmike was just looking for a rank tracker for local organic. No SerpWoo does not track local pack results. But it's really useful for tracking other local competitors shifts as it keeps a historical record of rankings from when you plug your...
  20. Jonathan Hatton

    Page Rank, Domain Authority, Page Authority

    Personally, when obtaining links, I don't really focus to heavily on DA/PA or any other metric to be honest. I would try to get the links that come from the most relevant websites to that client. For example, If I was looking for backlinks to a Beauty Spa. I would much rather have contextual...
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