Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session May 10, 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

  • GBP now allows you to select a preferred menu source.
  • OpenAI plans to release a new search engine.
  • Google tests local-only results for searches “near me”.
  • How do you update the order link on a car dealership GBP?
  • How do I acquire worthwhile backlinks?
  • How do I get the best output from AI image generation software?
  • Are apartment buildings eligible for GBP?
  • What should I do if I got suspended for changing branding of a gas station?
  • Will having AI generated images on my GBP trigger a suspension?
  • Can I rearrange the product section on my GBP?
  • What should I do if a business says it’s “located in” my business when it’s not?
  • How do I take down Service Area Businesses GBP locations that were created solely for SEO?

Links from This Week’s Session