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  1. #11
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    Re: Knowledge Panel Removed - Possible change in algo?

    Arrgghhh! Happy to know I am not alone. I reached Google Local Help center, and the only help I could have was that I should optimize my account. No information about algorithm change.

    Now my agency only come out in knowledge panel when I add [company name] + city, but some of my competitors come out only with their brand name.

    To add to my pain, I found a knowledge panel from a company in France with a lower domain authority than me coming out. What is going on!?

    Anybody found a solution to this problem yet?

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    Re: Knowledge Panel Removed - Possible change in algo?

    I still see the same pattern in my area:
    half businesses retained their knowledge panel and the other half lost them and it is required to add city name or country name.

    I definitely don't think it is an optimization issue. Very strong players in local search lost their branded knowledge graph.

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    Re: Knowledge Panel Removed - Possible change in algo?

    Thanks for the quick reply, not the answer I was hoping for unfortunately, but still it is what it is.

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    Re: Knowledge Panel Removed - Possible change in algo?

    I did it for popular blogs in Local SEO and I do get mixed results from India as well.

    advicelocal.com/blog - get a KP

    blog.biakelsey.com - lost a KP

    blog.reachlocal.com - get a KP

    brightlocal.com/blog - lost a KP

    getfivestars.com/blog - lost a KP

    moz.com/blog - get a KP

    neilpatel.com/blog/ - lost a KP

    searchenginejournal.com - lost a KP

    searchengineland.com - get a KP

    whitespark.ca/blog - lost a KP

    Very popular and strong tools like brightlocal, getfivestars & whitespark lost their KP while popular blogs searchengineland, MOZ still have their KP.

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    Re: Knowledge Panel Removed - Possible change in algo?

    Hi,
    we had the same problem in Poland, but 2 weeks ago we managed to solve it. We restored Google My Business to SERP thanks to changes in categories, namely thanks to removal of optional categories and choosing only one which is the closest to our company's core business. We described this case on our blog, also in English: https://www.grupa-tense.pl/pozycjono...-got-solution/. Try this and let us know whether this proved to be effective in your case, too. Good luck!

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    Re: Knowledge Panel Removed - Possible change in algo?

    I tried everything everybody told me and none of it worked. Your solution did, many thanks!

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    Re: Knowledge Panel Removed - Possible change in algo?

    Surprisingly, your fix worked!

    I need to test it with other locations too.

    It is unacceptable for Google to raise such a penalty for using many categories. There are many businesses which they do not fall into one single category.

    Thank you.
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    Re: Knowledge Panel Removed - Possible change in algo?

    Just an update on this... I logged into my GMB account and looked at the categories. Looks like I had about 5 selected. I removed all but ONE category, and once it was approved (which it took about 3-5 mins to get approved), my KP is now back for my business name.
    Independent SEO Consultant, based in the Dallas, Texas area. Former Senior VP at Advice Interactive/Advice Local. 20+ years experience in SEO.

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    Re: Knowledge Panel Removed - Possible change in algo?

    I think sometimes we "over categorize" businesses in order to try and make sure we get as much visibility as possible. In the end, it has the reverse effect. Glad you are visible again!

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    Re: Knowledge Panel Removed - Possible change in algo?

    We are glad that we could help all of you .

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