Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.196.244.45

Forum Moderators: anallawalla & bakedjake

Message Too Old, No Replies

Google Universal Different From Google Maps

Results different when included in SERPs

     
7:19 pm on Sep 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

New User

5+ Year Member

joined:May 19, 2006
posts:14
votes: 0


Can anyone explain why Google Maps seems to return different results when embedded in the SERPs?

For example, search for "Chicago hotel" in the SERPs. You'll see 3 hotels drawn from Google Maps in the top spots. Now click through "local business results for hotel near Chicago, IL." You'll see different hotels coming up in the top 3 spots.

So ranking in the top 3 on Google Maps doesn't guarantee you'll make it into the SERPs?

1:20 am on Sept 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

Administrator

WebmasterWorld Administrator phranque is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:Aug 10, 2004
posts:10542
votes: 8


google maps uses different search optimization than google search and what constitutes seo for google maps is in a state of flux according to google engineers at the google developers conference in may.