Comments on: +Marcus Tober I just read your econsultancy piece with interest. Search Engine Optimisation Ireland Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:03:56 +0100 hourly 1 By: Richard Hearne Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:16:46 +0000 FWIW I just realised I had asked about this on the Searchemtrics blog (DE), and they did respond:

"We just looked at the rankings and did no further analysis of any onpage (like redirects) or offpage factors for now. This analysis is supposed to be an initial examination of the local rankings compared to non-local rankings on a domain basis. Maybe we expand our analysis next time. Thanks for the input!"

The original blog post is here (DE):