Local

19
Nov

Google My Business Update: Special Hours Now Available

Google announced on November 2nd that special holiday hours will be available for Google My Business listings. This feature is available for small business owners as well as those with Google My Business List accounts (a.ka Google Bulk accounts). The new “Special Hours” or “Holiday Hours” comes out just in time for the holiday season. Read more

13
Jun

“Google My Business” ~ What Multi-Location Businesses Need To Know

On June 11th, The Google Local Search team released the biggest Google Local update, ever! This was a global rollout with an estimated 99.5% of locations affected by this roll out. The update really streamlined multiple Google products into one dashboard. Google My Business has fully integrated all types of Google Local / Map Listings with Social Functionality. This update is really focused on making it easier for the small business owner able to manage multiple Google products easily and in one portal. Read more

11
Apr

Local Search Directory War Explained

There are many factors that directly influence local search. Your visibility and the major local directory engines, backlink profile and a well optimized local website/ webpage are a few. This image created by Phil Rozek of LocalVisibilitySystems.com helps explain the local search directory game.

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28
Feb

5 Quick Local Search Tips

If you are a local business, you need to be using Google Local. Google Local is important for local businesses to dominate the SERPS, be found on Google Maps and drive foot traffic to your location. Use these 5 quick tips to dominate your competition. Read more