Google Review Penalty in the Works?

Mike Blumenthal

Last week, we posted about the upcoming SEO penalty for obnoxious chat interstitials – this week, its a change in Google’s guidelines around local reviews.  In this particular case, we are talking about law firm websites that feature reviews of the firm.  The story, broken by Local SEO expert Mike Blumenthal, doesn’t specify how Google will either identify abuses or what they will do in response. But, we know exactly how they’ve treated content that falls outside guidelines in the past. But first…. the updates are pretty significant in legal.  In the bullets below, I’ve bolded those that should have a particularly… Keep Reading