Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session January 5, 2024

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

This Week’s Updates and Questions

  • New Verticals for Local Services Ads.
  • The State of Local Search 2024 webinar on January 10th.
  • GBP Q&A section has been moved down to the bottom of the profile.
  • How do I stop GBP from correcting the business name to an old name?
  • How do I legitimately claim a second location for a Service Area Business?
  • Does a 1 star review that doesn’t have any text still affect your ratings?
  • Will adding a UTM to a GBP cause suspension?
  • Is postcard verification still viable?
  • Is it okay to use a photo that is already in the listing photos or is that considered duplicate?
  • What is a no-follow link?

Links from This Week’s Session