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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 with vague...
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.
Google Update

GMB Temporary Closed Status, Local Results in Health Searches, Google Duplex

Google My Business offering temporarily closed option, health searches include links to local business results, Google uses Duplex AI to confirm hours.

How Coronavirus Impacts Your GMB Listing, Facebook Page and Email

Coronavirus is hitting all local businesses. Here's what you need to do with your Google My Business listing, Facebook business page and email marketing.
Google Update

Google Update: Car Dealer Listings, Events Removed, Image Reviews

New GMB guidelines for car dealers, event visibility in maps, local service ads for personal injury lawyers, drama around GMB images being reviewed.
Google Update

Google Update: Public Profile Cards, Map Spam, and GMB Insights

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.

Don’t Make These Reputation Management Mistakes

Watch this quick video and see how to avoid two big reputation management mistakes: asking non-customers for reviews and review gating.

How to Claim and Optimize Your Apple Maps Listing (Updated)

If you’re a business who serves customers face-to-face, you need to claim and optimize the Apple Maps listing for your business. Why worry about Apple...
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How to Get a Google One Box for Your Local Business

A Google one box is a special search results box that shows up when someone does a local keyword search and only one business...
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