Domainers and developers tend to fall in love and then sometimes fall out of love with geo local domains. Some have said their websites were affected by the Google EMD update and others have stayed strong in the search engines.
Shoppers are increasingly turning to the web, according to comScore's
5th Annual Local Search Usage Study. While this may not be a
revolutionary finding in 2012, the study did make a surprising
discovery: shoppers, especially those equipped with mobile devices, are
actually utilizing local search and not merely purchasing online. That's
right; shoppers are seeking to buy in-store, locally. This means it is
vital for small retailers to appear in local search. Find out just how
important this is to consumers and businesses.