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Google Business To Provide New Performance Metrics

Google has announced it will provide new performance metrics for Google Business listings. While Google has not been fully forthcoming about what metrics will be provided or when, the announcement states that the updates could fall into one of three categories: Changes to how frequently an already existing metric is calculated (e.g. updating data at [...]

By |2020-10-26T13:33:34+00:00October 26th, 2020|Blog, Google for Business, Google Local, Google News And Updates, Local SEO, Search Engine Optimization, SEO|Comments Off on Google Business To Provide New Performance Metrics

Get Users To Explore Your Content – Optimize For Google Discover

Google Discover, previously known as Google Feed, shows content related to a user’s interests rather than in response to a search query. The feed includes news, evergreen content and also ads. Instead of searching for content, Google Discover lets users explore content. This platform has the potential to send a high volume of relevant traffic [...]

By |2020-09-29T13:51:41+00:00September 29th, 2020|Blog, Content, Google for Business, Google News And Updates, SEO|Comments Off on Get Users To Explore Your Content – Optimize For Google Discover

Introductory Tips On Using Google Analytics For Small Business

If you run a local business, it’s possible you haven't paid much attention to Google Analytics, the free tool that measures your website traffic and gives you insights into the actions people take on your site. Most small business owners have to wear a number of different hats and when your business isn’t built on [...]

By |2020-07-30T16:14:49+00:00July 30th, 2020|Blog, Google Analytics, Google for Business, Marketing Strategy|Comments Off on Introductory Tips On Using Google Analytics For Small Business

What’s In A Review?

Customer reviews are thought to be an important factor in Google’s search ranking algorithm because they convey trustworthiness and also authority. We’ve previously posted about the relationship between the quantity of Google reviews and the local pin map ranking, as well as the importance of reviews for social proof. Today, though, we’re covering an often [...]

By |2020-07-29T14:11:58+00:00July 28th, 2020|Blog, Google for Business, Google Local, Local Search, Local SEO|Comments Off on What’s In A Review?

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 |2019-12-05T11:39:16+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 |2019-11-26T00:09:50+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