Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session May 26, 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

  • Bing is now the default web scraper for ChatGPT.
  • Bing updates character limits for prompts to 4000 characters.
  • Google rolls out new Search Generative Experience (SGE) AI.
  • Google’s Bard now has images.
  • GPB Services are now being displayed on desktop.
  • Health Care providers need to fill out insurance information for GBP.
  • Does Apple Maps get its data from Yelp?
  • Is Bing relevant?
  • Why do my GBP services keep changing?
  • How do illegitimate listings manage to rank so high?
  • How do I reinstate a suspended SAB when the appeal has been rejected?
  • What are the best practices for uploading videos to GBP?
  • Will there be sponsored results within SGE?
  • Does posting on socials help with ranking?
  • What level of access is best to manage GBP as an agency – manager or owner?
  • How should you deal with a duplicate if your listing is suspended and a new duplicate popped up?

Links from This Week’s Session