In episode 180 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked if it still important to have a claimed and verified GMB listing and multiple local directory listings if you just want to rank in local SERPs but not in the 3-Pack
The exact question was:
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Can you please help with the following 🙂
1) If you're looking to just rank in the Local SERs, but not in the 3-Pack, is it still important to have a claimed and verified GMB listing as well as multiple Local Directory listings, and how many Local Directory listings would be ideal?