Tag Archives: Google My Business

July 2019 LPM Roundup

Google doesn’t often make huge mistakes, but that’s exactly what happened this July. Hot on the heels of a suite of new features for Google My Business (GMB), early adopters of one such feature saw their listings suddenly suspended. If that wasn’t bad enough, Google also mass-deleted the reviews of many local listings in an […]

6 Brand New GMB Features to Take Advantage of Now

Stop the presses! Google has added a whole breath of new features to Google My Business (GMB). But this isn’t so much the trickle of updates we’re used to seeing; it’s more of a tidal wave of new opportunities for business owners to customize their listings with cover photos, logos, custom short names, welcome offers, […]

3 Ways Responding to Restaurant Reviews Can Boost Your SEO

In the restaurant industry, reviews can have a significant impact on a business’s success. With major websites like Yelp and Zomato dedicated to providing a place for customers to rate and review places to eat, it’s crucial that restaurant owners embrace every opportunity to manage and respond to online reviews. While some restaurants only reply […]

April 2019 LPM Roundup

Google has made major updates to the Local Three Pack, Google My Business (GMB), and Google Posts this month. These changes can’t be ignored as they are fundamental to how Google will function going forward. Whether you’re a restaurant, dry-cleaner, nightclub, or any other type of business, these changes will affect you and your business […]

Google is Stealing Your Website Traffic, but Don’t Panic

If you are seeing a drop in traffic to your website in 2018 I can assure you, you are not alone. With SERPs looking a lot more like the below and Knowledge Panels housing vast amounts of information, the reality of local search right now is a user can get a ton of information without […]

The Effect of Online Visibility on Customer Engagement

Many marketers struggle with showing the exact value of proper business listing management. Everyone knows that having your business information correct on search engines, directories, voice assistants, etc… is key to a successful local search program. What isn’t always clear is condensing proper citation management down to a single value statement. With this in mind, […]

Google My Business API is here!… But what does it all mean?

Over the last few months there has been a lot of talk in the local SEO industry about the newly released Google My Business API. Speaking as a professional who has been helping businesses manage their Google My Business profiles for several years, this new API is very exciting — and perhaps a little overdue. […]

Rob’s Roundup: Google Makes the Jump to Lightspeed with Star Wars Integrated Campaign

In what might be the biggest cross-brand collaboration since McDonald’s started selling the Barney Rubble Bacon Double Cheeseburger for the Flintstones film, Google and Disney have partnered to create the #ChooseYourSide campaign. So how did this come about in the first place? Clay Bavor, VP of Product Management at Google, posted their response to the […]

Best Practices for your Google My Business pages

Google My Business is a vital piece of any brand’s online and presence management strategy plus, a key factor in search ranking. Below, DAC’s Rory Scherer guides us through the process. Thanks Rory!