Google My Business Adds New Posts Types to Engage Local Searchers

For many small businesses, getting their company to stand out during online searches is essential to attracting new business. One of the easiest ways to increase a businesses local search exposure is to have an up-to-date Google My Business listing. Besides launching a new Google My Business agency dashboard, Google has announced several new features that can help small business owners make the most of the Google My Business platform. Most businesses are familiar with using Google My Business to … Continue reading

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Google Maps Testing New Feature that May Help Local Marketers

Next to a website, one of the most valuable listings a local company can have online is with their Google My Business listing, which determines the information shown on the map in Google search results. When searching for things while travelling, many consumers will use Google Maps to learn about local shopping spots, eateries, attractions and more. Google is hoping to make Google Maps even more useful by testing some improved local search suggestion options. Last week, the Android Police … Continue reading

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Google Announces New Programs to Tackle Online Scammers

There‚Äôs a clear difference between legitimate small business marketing and scammers. Most small business owners are inundated with phone calls, emails and website comments that are trying to sell them dubious SEO products or Google listing services. These kinds of scams take in millions of dollars a year, and Google has announced some new features to protect consumers and to tackle the problem of online scammers. There are a wide variety of online scams targeted toward business owners. They can … Continue reading

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Google My Business Launches New Dashboard and Location Features for Agencies

As a business grows in size, it can create issues when trying to manage an online digital campaign. Most platforms are well-equipped to handle businesses with a few multiple locations, but things can get tricky when there are a lot of locations, even with Google. However, Google recently announced some changes to Google My Business to help local business owners and advertisers manage multiple locations. Google is introducing a revamped Google My Business API, with a new agency dashboard and … Continue reading

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