Ben Fisher

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Ben Fisher is the co-founder Steady Demand and has been helping businesses grow their online presence since 1994. Ben is a Google My Business Platinum Product Expert, a contributor to the annual Moz Local Search Ranking Factors Study, and a regular contributor to BrightLocal. Ben is also the co-host of the new Local Marketing Institute podcast.

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session January 20, 2023

Google UGC posting restrictions, new Apple Business Connect, GBP posts are gone, rising stars in SEO, arbitrage in Local Services Ads, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session with Tricia Clements January 6, 2023

2023 predictions, Local Service Ads add dentist category, how to set up services in GBP categories, In Search features hard to find, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session with Guest Host Yan Gilbert December 2, 2022

19 Years of SE Roundtable, new test for review sentiment, Google suing over fake reviews, new GBP interface, quicker GBP reinstatements and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session November 4, 2022

Google continues fixing suspension, In Search Experience fully integrated, why are products rearranging on GBP, benefits to posting often, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session October 21, 2022

GBP suspension issues fixed, daily missing reviews, online availability now searchable, Google won’t reinstate because of online business, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session September 23, 2022

Covid 19 attributes going away, removing reviews on GBP is not allowed, Google addresses SAB issues, what to do if Yelp outranks me, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session August 26, 2022

New layouts for Local Service Ads, all profiles can be viewed in web search, captions on photos, Local Service Ads allow for excluded areas, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session August 12, 2022

New terminology for review bugs, duplicate content in posts falls under spam, LSA spam, how do I request a reinstatement for an address, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session July 1, 2022

Google tests, missing reviews update, why are my posts being automatically rejected, what can I do about the delay on reinstatements, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session June 3, 2022

Missing reviews survey, product post bug, justifications on Google Maps, WhiteSpark developes duplicate finder, optimizing websites, and more!
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