Citations are an important local ranking factor and as the list of local citations continues to grow, one has to wonder if Google might eventually devalue citations the same way they’ve devalued directory submissions over time.

But rather than just focus on my opinion I took to the local search space to pick the brains of some of the niche’s finest and was fortunate enough to get some feedback from Mike Blumenthal and Nyagoslav Zhekov on the subject.

See it on, via Google Places Optimization & Local SEO News

Read the rest of this Google Places News here...