Local Marketing and SEO Marketing Q&A Session with Greg Gifford

Each week, Eric, Jason and Ben answer your questions on digital marketing for local businesses … local search engine optimization (SEO), Google My Business, social media, email marketing, websites, online advertising and more.

This Week’s Updates and Questions

  • Pubcon update.
  • Yelp has updated new Covid attributes.
  • GMB now requiring physical address for some categories.
  • Why are my client’s good reviews not showing up in GMB?
  • Why are listings disappearing from GMB?
  • Does Google provide any guidelines for setting up GMB listings for franchises?
  • Are disgruntled former employees allowed to leave negative GMB reviews?
  • How do I get my car dealership inventory listed in GMB Cars for Sale?
  • What are the criteria for high ranking in Google Maps?
  • How can you check the categories of a GMB listing?
  • Does Yahoo still have business listings?
  • Has anyone had success registering as an agency in GMB?
  • Should I be concerned with SEMrush flagging my web design company links on websites?

Links from This Week’s Session

Greg Gifford is the Vice President of Search at SearchLab, a boutique marketing agency that provides Local SEO and PPC to SMBs all over the US and Canada. He's got over 17 years of online marketing and web design experience, and he’s one of the most in-demand conference speakers at digital marketing conferences all over the world. He graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BA in Cinema and Communications, and has an obscure movie quote for just about any situation.