How do we get consistent Google 3-Pack rankings?

How to get in the Google 3-pack? Though there isn't an official answer from Google, we have some excellent best practices and recommendations.

This is a huge question that covers everything about Google Business Profile listings. The general idea to keep in mind is that Google's algorithm is a machine. It uses data as its input. The more information you can feed the algorithm, the higher you will rank.

Include the following in your strategy: 

  • Filling out every possible field in your GMB listing
  • Uploading images/videos to your GMB listing
  • Getting and responding to reviews on your GMB listing
  • Increasing engagement on your GMB listing
  • Posting regularly to your GMB listing
  • Creating citations on third party sites with your name, address, & phone (NAP) information
  • Optimizing your website with as much content as possible
  • Getting backlinks to your website from other websites of your local area

Please refer to our local ranking factors guide for more information.