How To Optimize Local SEO For Multiple Locations

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In the digital age, where customers are just a click away from finding your business, mastering local Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has become essential now more than ever. Whether you’re a cozy café in Seattle or a nationwide retail chain, a strong online presence can directly influence your success. But what happens when your business […] KEEP READING

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Google My Business Posts: Related to your search & new features

Google has presented a new round of updates for the Google My Business ( now Google Business Profile ) posts feature, including a carousel for multiple images and videos as well as a new feature for Product Posts. These are new and exciting features that are sure to drive actions on the Google My Business […] KEEP READING

How To Use Attributes To Enhance Your Google My Business Listing

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While circumstances may have us working from home and the holidays may have us up in spirits, what other way to pass the time or keep spirits up than with a read about Google Business Profile (formally Google My Business) Attributes and a hot cup of tea. Excellent. I hope you’re ready. Google Business Profile […] KEEP READING

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New Trends in Local SEO for 2023

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Search engine optimization (SEO) is a constantly evolving, dynamic field, keeping brands and businesses on their toes – that is, if they want to maintain their rankings. In the past, local businesses could get by without keeping up with the latest trends in SEO for local search.  But with the increasing presence of businesses online, […] KEEP READING

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How to Acquire Local Search Citations to Improve Your Business SEO

How to Acquire Local Search Citations to Improve Your Business SEO. Blog Post

Citations & Directories? What are these, how do you acquire them, and what is their value? You already know that local SEO is a central factor in the success of your digital marketing strategy and that when you’re learning how to improve local search rankings, there are a few different things you can try. One […] KEEP READING

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How Google Maps Explore Feature Can Benefit Your Business


Google Maps is the world leader for online maps, being used by millions of individuals on a daily basis to help them get where they need and desire to go. In the past year, Google has really put a high emphasis on new end-user engagement features within the maps platform. These new features continue to […] KEEP READING

Why Google is Being Called the New “Homepage” for Local Businesses

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The Internet is sometimes seen as a democratizing force. All you need is an Internet connection and a URL, and you can access almost any website or webpage without issue. Because of its equalizing nature, the Internet has also been a boon for small businesses. Before the rise of the web, small businesses looking to grow had […] KEEP READING

Google My Business, now known as Google Business Profile, simplifies review management for the ambitious multiple business owner


Google Reviews Most business owners today don’t share the same opinion about their reviews. Some simply take reviews with a grain of salt, some don’t worry or care about reviews at all, and some treat reviews as life or death for their business. The truth is, reviews are the one true insight into how your […] KEEP READING

Google reviews and how to remove them


Google reviews are a valuable asset for an SMB (SMB is an abbreviation for small and medium-sized businesses) in an ever-evolving online world. Reviews are a window into real-world customers’ views and opinions of services and products. They are an integral part of online shopping but also essential for local businesses. More and more users […] KEEP READING

Why Keeping Google My Business Services During COVID-19 is Important for the Future of Your Business.

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Google Business Profile Services – Important for the Future of Your Business. Due to the COVID-19 crisis businesses are closed down temporarily, offering limited services such as takeout, curbside pickup, and delivery, or are pivoting quickly to offer solutions/services they may have never offered before. Some businesses are listed as essential and have no choice […] KEEP READING