Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session with Tricia Clements May 6, 2022

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

  • What are some best practices when trying to rank a GBP with two locations in different cities with the same toll free number? 
  • How can a company with low monetary commitment in Google ads compete with businesses that that pay a large amount?
  • How do you verify a GBP that is an event and not a business? 
  • Should I use different names for personal, business and LinkedIn accounts, and how should I categorize my business? 
  • How do I verify my GBP when the current information is wrong?
  • Should you build links directly to your GBP listing? 
  • How do I get my ranking to go back up after moving my website from one host to another? 
  • Do handouts, postcards or business cards help get reviews, and should we link directly to GBP review page or website review landing page? 
  • Any advice for getting reviews for a local business that also services a national client-base? 
  • How do you remove an incorrect GBP listing that was setup by someone not affiliated with our company?
  • What value is there in adding extensive information in the GBP Services section?

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