Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session March 29, 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

  • Upcoming Local U events in 2024.
  • Teaser for upcoming changes to a yet unknown GBP category.
  • GBP multi-media manager interface has been streamlined.
  • How do I get a negative review from a competitor removed?
  • Is it acceptable to use AI generated images in a Google Post?
  • Can I transfer reviews from an old deleted GBP to a new one?
  • How do I tell if a GBP listing is keyword stuffing?
  • What should I do if an edit is verified, but still pending?
  • How do I get my ads sponsored on Google Maps?
  • Are kiosks allowed to have GBP listings?
  • Will changing the name on my GBP affect my rankings?
  • What should I do if the Post Office refuses to add a suite for my business, and my GBP gets suspended?

Links from This Week’s Session