Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session June 06, 2023

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

  • Google reveals charity incentivized reviews are not allowed.
  • Google adds implicit code execution and export tables to Google Sheets.
  • Is there a way to force a video for a cover photo?
  • Will email verification become more common?
  • Is the Pointy app useful for adding products to my GBP?
  • Is my GBP at risk of being suspended if I have the city in my business name?
  • Why is my business marked as “temporarily closed”?
  • If my GBP got suspended because of changes, should I get it reinstated, or try with a new listing?
  • Are Google AI search results good?
  • How can I use GBP with two churches in the same building?
  • What should I do if Google Ads isn’t accepting my business because the name isn’t the same as the domain?

Links from This Week’s Session

Google Bard Adds Implicit Code Execution