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How can I rank for the Top 3 in the Local 3 Pack/Map?
Ranking in the Local Map pack is by-and-large the same as ranking for normal organic search results. The main difference is which tactics/components affect ranking to what extent. For example, On-Page SEO (content, meta data, schema, etc) is a factor in both ranking in the main SERP and the local map pack. However, it affects the main SERP results more than it does the local pack. The opposite is true for Reviews and reputation.
Keep in mind that it will always be much harder to rank in the map pack because there are less options available.