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 19 with David Mihm, 2024

New reinstatement process, Google shuts down websites, should I use several GBP categories, why is a Google phone number on my GBP, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session January 5, 2024

New verticals for LSA, Local Search 2024 webinar, GBP Q&A section moved, how to claim a location for SAB, do 1 star reviews affect ratings, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session December 22, 2023

GBP dashboard invites bug, keyboards causing suspensions, openness ranking factor, how to fix a GBP with bad reviews, 30 GBP categories, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session with Guest Host Amy Toman November 10, 2023

Google sends suspension notifications, GBP verification bug, Google adds small business attribute, new activities section added to GBP, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session October 13, 2023

Brightlocal house of horrors, Google LSA text message leads, Google SGE lite, Google SGE can create images and text, should I use Yext, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session with guest host Amy Toman September 15, 2023

Google Maps tests third party reviews, new GBP reinstatement process, AI features in GBP, can I use AI for posts, SAB for virtual service, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session September 1, 2023

Editing social media links in GBP, Google adds links to SGE, photo bug on desktop, how do I add locations, is Google unverifying listings, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session August 18, 2023

New LSA categories, appeal form for rejected images, new image guidelines for LSA, GBP adds social media links, Google removing reviews, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session with Guest Host Amy Toman August 04, 2023

New LSA categories, Local SEO for Good online fundraiser, how to manage multiple listings, what’s the best way to advertise on Google Ads, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session June 06, 2023

Charity incentivise reviews not allowed, Bard adds implicit code execution, can I force a video for cover photo, email verification, and more!
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