Local rank flux is down, new reviews and review responses for GMB are coming back, and COVID-19 info links are now appearing on GMB business listings.
Significant volatility in Google local search rankings today plus all of the latest updates to Google My Business over the past week.
We seem to be setting into a new, hectic normal with regards to Google My Business. Changes are coming fast and furious, but...
As a response to the increase in COVID-19 mandates, Google made a lot of changes to GMB this week. Here's an update on how the changes impact you.
Google My Business offering temporarily closed option, health searches include links to local business results, Google uses Duplex AI to confirm hours.
New GMB guidelines for car dealers, event visibility in maps, local service ads for personal injury lawyers, drama around GMB images being reviewed.
In this Google Update: local rank flux update, New Google public profile cards being tested, how map spam hurts people and GMB views called into question.