Apr 2, 2014
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As many of you know the test for Home Service Ads in San Francisco Plumbers / Locksmiths has been live for about 3 months now. I've been observing and one thing that I was most curious on is how would this effect reviews for those companies. I figured if you have to "hire" a company customers would be much more likely to review said company and get google local to be more of an active community.

Now I may be missing something but I do not see 1 review in the past 3 months for any of the plumbers or locksmiths in San Francisco.

I would venture to say this test is not going nearly as well as Google had hoped.


Nov 20, 2014
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Home Service Ads ain't going nowhere. The profit potential is enormous and they know it.

Linda Buquet

Local Search Expert
Jun 28, 2012
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See new thread here too:

<a href="">Local Seo For The Home Service Industry Is Doomed!!!!</a>
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