How To Leave Anonymous Business Reviews In Google+ | Search Engine Marketing Trends |

For a long time, I’ve had some doctor friends complaining to me that once Google Places changed over to the new Google+ format, all their patients lost the ability to leave anonymous reviews (thus hurting their business and their rankings).

They asked me what to do; and I, in turn, asked my fellow SEO friends what to do.

No one really had a good answer, except to start leaving reviews on doctor-specific sites like and That never seemed like a good answer to me, so I kept searching. Even answers from Google staff (in Google Groups) don’t shed much light on the situation:

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