Week in Review

Local Marketing Week In Review

Podcast launch, new schema tags, Nextdoor and gift cards, YouTube Video Builder, Facebook SMB grants, Google ad grant details, Google LSAs COVID options.
Google My Business Primary Category

How to Choose the Right Google My Business Primary Category

Most people don't realize that the right GMB primary category carries more weight in the local search algorithm. Here's how to choose wisely.
COVID-19 Info Link on GMB Listings

Changes to GMB Quiet Down, COVID-19 Info Links Now Showing

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.
How to Fix Common Website SEO Issues

How to Fix Common Website SEO Issues

Website SEO issues have a big impact on local search. SEO expert, Dani Owens, shows you the most common technical website SEO problems and how to fix them.
Google Update

Google My Business Update – April 9, 2020

Significant volatility in Google local search rankings today plus all of the latest updates to Google My Business over the past week.
Jason Brown GMB Update and Q&A

Google My Business Q&A and Spam Update

Google My Business Product Expert, Jason Brown, talks about GMB spam and how COVID-19 is currently impacting GMB products and support.
Optimize for Local Voice Search

How to Optimize for Local Voice Search on Alexa, Siri, Google and Cortana

More people use voice search to find local businesses. Here is how to optimize for local business voice search on Alexa, Siri, Google and even Cortana.
Google Update

Summary of All Recent Google My Business Changes

We seem to be setting into a new, hectic normal with regards to Google My Business. Changes are coming fast and furious, but...
Yelp Reviews

How to Ask for Yelp Reviews without Getting in Trouble

Getting reviews on Yelp isn't easy, but here are some practical tips to get more Yelp reviews without violating its terms of service.
Google Update

More Google My Business Changes with COVID-19 / Local Rank Flux

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.

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