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Google Business Is Beta Testing A Products Feature

In 2018, Google introduced a Products and Services section for Google Business Listings. Since then, it has split the two – initially offering a Services section and more recently rolling out a beta version of the Products section. We started noticing “Products (beta)” in the Google Business Listing dashboard of some clients earlier this [...]

By |2019-10-17T19:02:29+00:00October 9th, 2019|Blog, Google for Business, Google News And Updates, News, Search Engine Optimization, SEO|Comments Off on Google Business Is Beta Testing A Products Feature

How to Respond to Google Reviews

As a business owner, you've got a unique opportunity to use Google Reviews to interact with your customers. Whether you’re thanking a customer for their wonderful five star review, or acknowledging a customer who had a bad experience, Google Reviews are a critical piece of your business’ online presence.  In order to respond, you'll either [...]

By |2019-07-30T23:25:18+00:00June 26th, 2019|Blog, Google for Business, Google Local, Local SEO, Mobile SEO, Search Engine Optimization, SEO|Comments Off on How to Respond to Google Reviews

Google Is Testing Including Google Business Posts In Search Results

When Google announced the phasing out of Google+ listings, we recommended ensuring that your company’s Google Business listing was fully optimized and utilizing the “create a post” feature to share news or events. In early 2018, we started noticing event listings from various sites being promoted in Google Business listings. We’ve continued to advocate the [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:49:12+00:00June 21st, 2019|Blog, Google for Business, Google News And Updates, Local Search, Local SEO, Search Engine Optimization, SEO|Comments Off on Google Is Testing Including Google Business Posts In Search Results

How To Leverage Your Google Business Listing To Amplify Your Brand And Improve Local Search Visibility

Is Google+ still worth it? Do I still need a Google Plus listing? Is Google Plus going away? For several years, we heard a version of those questions fairly frequently. Then, in October 2018, Google announced that Google+ would gradually be phased out by August 2019. After a security breach was disclosed in December [...]

By |2019-04-12T10:24:42+00:00March 31st, 2019|Blog, Google for Business, Google Local, Local SEO, Marketing Strategy, Search Engine Marketing, Social Media, Social Media Marketing|Comments Off on How To Leverage Your Google Business Listing To Amplify Your Brand And Improve Local Search Visibility

Google Assistant Added To Google Maps

Although this news was hinted at during Google I/O 2018, the official announcement came out at the recent CES 2019 show in Las Vegas: Google Assistant is now available in the Google Maps app for both iOS and Android. This means that it’s available on Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and also other new car [...]

By |2019-04-03T21:15:06+00:00January 27th, 2019|Blog, Google for Business, Google Local, Google News And Updates, Local Search, Local SEO, News, Search Engine Optimization, SEO|Comments Off on Google Assistant Added To Google Maps

Google Introduces New Google My Business Cards Within Google Maps

When was the last time you checked your Google My Business profiles for accuracy? Well now it may be easier than ever to do. As reported by SEO Roundtable, Google just rolled out new business cards within some Google Maps listings that give businesses the opportunity to review and submit updates to their Google Business [...]

By |2018-10-30T18:59:54+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Google for Business, Google Local, Google News And Updates, Local SEO|Comments Off on Google Introduces New Google My Business Cards Within Google Maps

Search Queries Added To Google My Business Insights

Google is gradually rolling out a search queries report for local businesses as part Google My Business Insights. This was originally reported by Search Engine Land in early July, and we now see queries for nearly half of our local business clients. To see if the this change has been rolled out for your business, [...]

By |2018-08-29T14:31:02+00:00August 28th, 2018|Blog, Google for Business, Google Local, Google News And Updates, Local Search, Local SEO, News|Comments Off on Search Queries Added To Google My Business Insights

Google For Jobs Will Boost Local Business Marketing

periscopeUP makes you search friendly The Google Empire made another big step forward recently with the rollout of Google For Jobs. This innovation promises to improve job searching (or candidate-searching) which is great. It's also a fresh new local marketing opportunity especially for mid-sized businesses in small towns or suburbs. Let’s take a [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:20:45+00:00June 21st, 2017|Blog, Google for Business, Google Local, Google News And Updates, Local SEO, News|Comments Off on Google For Jobs Will Boost Local Business Marketing

Your Game Plan For Effective Local SEO

Get search tactics that work with periscopeUP In today's SEO, more searchers - especially on mobile devices - look for local businesses. Focusing on local SEO can make it easier for customers to find your business and boost your conversion rates. Local ranking factors such as business name, phone number, address, and customer [...]