Google My Business

How to Check Competitors’ Google My Business Categories

If your competitors are out-ranking you in local searches, you might want to see what Google My Business categories they're using. Here's how to do it.

How to Choose Categories in Google My Business

Local SEO Expert Greg Gifford discusses how to choose Google My Business categories for your GMB profile. Here's what car dealerships and other local businesses need to know.
Busting the Biggest Local SEO Myths

Busting the Biggest Local SEO Myths

From Google search market share and NAP consistency to image geotagging, voice search, Facebok and Yelp, we bust the biggest local SEO myths.

How to Fix GMB Department Listings that Show up as Main...

Having trouble getting your main business listing to show up in Google searches over department listings? You're not alone. Here's how to fix it.
Ask Ben Anything About Google My Business

Ask Ben Anything About Google My Business

Have questions about Google My Business? Ben is one of only three platinum GMB product experts in the world and spends an hour answering your GMB questions.
Google My Business Call Tracking

How to Add a Call Tracking Number to Your Google My...

Here's how to add a call tracking number to your Google My Business listing, better track your listing performance, and not damage your NAP consistency.
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.
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.

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