Google Places SERP Showing Different Results – New Changes?

Late on April 16th and continuing on today, Google Places is showing a new display format on the SERP (search engine result page) for Places searches solely across all niches of businesses.

Here is a screenshot of how the Places SERP looked just yesterday.

Google Places SERP Change

You will notice at the bottom, you can see more than 1 page to the SERP.

google places serp

Today, that same search returns this SERP.


If you scroll down to the bottom, you will see NO other organic rankings that lead to page 2 and 3 and so on.  It looks as though they have just vanished into thin air.

We do not currently know if it’s a bug or a new design. Personally, I think it’s just an error but time will tell.

If you are not staying on top of what’s happening with Google Places and your business listings, let Dallas SEO firm, Advice Interactive Group, manage your Places page and your local visibility.

  1. Steve Wilson says:

    HI Justin, thanks for showing us a very detailed presentation. You have made this very easy for us. Thanks again and we are looking forward to reading more and more very helpful post from you. More power to your blog.

  2. Justin Liles says:

    Hello Steve,
    It’s my pleasure to bring information like this to light. I’m sure you are aware now that Google has fixed the issue.
    Wish you the best

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