Q&A Sessions

We take YOUR local digital marketing questions and answer them during our live Q&A sessions. Each session is archived here and distributed via the LMI podcast.

Google Local Service Ads Q&A Session with Special Guest Navah Hopkins

GMB Products scrutiny. Turning off GMB messages. Google rewriting Title Tags. GMB Posts on 3rd party sites. Apple Maps changes. LSAs vs Google Ads and more!

Local Marketing and SEO Marketing Q&A Session with Greg Gifford

Pubcon update. New Covid attributes on Yelp. New GMB category restrictions. Disappearing reviews and listings. Franchise listings. GMB Cars for Sale and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Institue Q&A Session July 23, 2021

Slower Google email support. GMB review enhancements. Why searches rank in Google. Facebook pushing WhatsApp. New Apple Business Register and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Institute Q&A Session July 16, 2021

GMB Chat available again, new app Yelp Audiences, local advertising on TikTok, NextDoor going public, geotagging photos, privacy page resources and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session July 9, 2021

Stricter penalties for losing reviews with review gating, showing source in Messages from Posts on GMB, Apple Maps, Syncing Bing with GMB, and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session June 25, 2021

Q&A now showing up on GMB searches. Are reviews a ranking factor? Optimizing business for Apple Maps, Schema Markup and more!

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session June 18, 2021

How many use Apple Maps? New iOS privacy features, user experience becoming Google ranking factor, GMB Ads and more!

5 New Instagram Growth Tools for Local Businesses with Larry Kim

Clubhouse, comment auto-responder, funnels in Instagram DM, auto-reply to Story mentions, Instagram email opt-in, MobileMonkey and more.

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session June 4, 2021

Fake reviews getting attention, Moz acquisition, GMB shortnames going away, products in GMB listings, merge or rename listings and more.

Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session May 21, 2021

Google Merchant, age of a GMB, how to update Streetview, advanced verification issues, will Apple maps improve or overtake Google and more.

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