Author Archives: Zoran Dobrijevic

Listen up, business leaders: Online reviews aren’t just for consumers and can drive business performance

Online reviews are an important tool for consumers in today’s digital age. Reviews help customers make informed decisions before making a purchase and give insight into the quality of the product or service. It’s effectively a win-win-win when reviews showcase customer satisfaction, build trust and credibility, and increase visibility online. Online reviews can ultimately help […]

Change Your Stars: How to Respond to Online Reviews

Before buying a product or subscribing to a service, many internet users consult customer reviews to build their own opinion. Considered more authentic than brand advertising, customer reviews are now a real sales argument for companies. In short, it’s essential for local businesses to encourage their customers to write online reviews, but how essential is […]

Revealed: How photos and upvotes impact review visibility

And that’s a wrap! December brought the curtain down on another eventful year in local search, and there were no major updates and releases during what is a major holiday season in large parts of the world. Holiday shopping, after all, is all about sticking to what’s tried and true so that no disasters occur […]

Google doubles up its updates and tightens review guidelines

We may be heading towards the end of 2022, but the change of pace never lets up in local search. Let’s run through all the updates you need to know before the holiday season arrives! Google releases an algorithm update one day after its spam update concludes Unless your business is particularly affected by the […]

Google launches major “helpful content” algorithm update

Even during the laziest days of late summer, the world of local search keeps turning. In fact, this August brought more than its fair share of major changes and noticeable updates. Here’s all the helpful content you need to stay ahead of the game. “Helpful content” is Google’s new priority in search Following in the […]

Google updates its algorithm and Meta fights fake reviews

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and there’s lots to catch up on from the world of local search. These are all the changes, updates, and announcements you need to know. Google releases broad core update Google’s latest core algorithm update on May 25 has started to take effect, though it will not […]