7 pack and Google Local Listings AdsPosted on October 27, 2009 under local search
Local Search well and truly arrived with the introduction of the ’10 pack’ listing. At Search Engine Strategies at the start of this year (2009) it was the anniversary of the rollout of this feature in the UK.
The recent addition of a dashboard highlighted Google’s commitment to local search and it’s ever increasing importance.
The screenshot below is from a short article I wrote on the adding your business to Local Business center.