Google has shown some ads in a local panel list for years, sometimes even a local list with a competitor's ad above it. But Ben Fisher said he first spotted an ad on a lawyer's local list in Google search results.
Ben posted on Twitter that he saw "A lawyer ad on a lawyer profile." We've already seen this at a car dealer, but I've confirmed to my colleagues that this may be new to lawyers. It's interesting that they are bidding on their own GMB profile. "
Here is the screenshot:
Yes, we saw it at car dealerships. Here is the screenshot:
We've seen it before on restaurant deliveries and deal sites.
The good thing here seems that this attorney's ad is an ad on his own website.
Forum discussion on Twitter.