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News Results Settings

Google News Results appear in a block and include links to articles that are displayed from various news sites featuring recent news around the keyword searched. You can customize your SEO reports to include News results.
Local Results on SEO report



What are News Results?


Google News results are the results that display the news links and snippets. News results are not included in the organic search results and must be selected in Campaign Settings.
Example of Google News Results

Example of Google SERP News Results

Rank: News Results Included vs. Excluded


Including News Results will track non-organic results along with the organic results as illustrated in the image below; the green numbers represent inclusion of the Maps Results and the redregular Organic SERPs.

Example of Google News Results included with Organic SERP

News Results SERP Icon in Reports


News Results icon When News Results are included, you will see this icon display on your Rank Ranger reports.

Example of Google News Results icon

News Results Settings


Search Engine Settings

Advanced Search Engine Settings:

  • In the Home > Campaigns screen, locate the campaign for which you want to view local search results.
  • Click the Campaign Settings gear icon.
  • Click the Search Engines tab.
  • Click the Advanced Settings button that corresponds to the desired Search Engine.
Select Google Places Hybrid or Normal Mode

Include or Exclude News Results:

  • The default is set to exclude News results in the rank count.
  • If you want to include Google News Results along with Organic results in Rank Ranger's count, select Include.


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