Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session with Tricia Clements January 6, 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

  • 2023 predictions. 
  • Upcoming events in 2023.
  • Local Services Ads has added a dentists category.
  • How do I set up services under GBP categories? 
  • Which features in GBP are harder to find in the In Search Experience?
  • Why can’t I get to the old GBP dashboard even with multiple listings?
  • Why am I not getting emails from Suggest and Edits?
  • What should I do about LSA spam?
  • Should I use the AI ChatGPT?
  • How do I use GA4 analytics?
  • Is it okay to use the Q&A from GBP on my website?
  • Is there a greater chance of GBP suspension when making edits as a ‘Manager’ as opposed to an ‘Owner”?
  • Why is my GBP not getting verified if everything on the GBP is compliant with the guidelines?
  • Can you have profiles combined?
  • Is there anyway to see all of the photos you have already uploaded?
  • Should I trust companies who guarantee removal of bad reviews?

Links from This Week’s Session