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📹 Video: Last Week in Local for Week Ending April 3, 2023

By Joy Hawkins / April 3, 2023
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Join Mike and Carrie as they discuss the last week in Local SEO! They’re talking about what’s new at Google, Local SEO Case Study on Dentists,  Google Business Review SPAM, Webinar with Tommy Mello, LocalU Dallas, and so much more!  Last Week in Local is a look back at the interesting and important articles…

📹 Video: Last Week in Local for Week Ending February 13, 2023

By Joy Hawkins / February 13, 2023
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Join Mike and Carrie as they discuss the last week in Local SEO, LIVE in the new year! They’re talking about what’s new at Google, Google Removing Legit Reviews, Google Map Reviews, GBP Landing Pages, upcoming webinars, LocalU Dallas, and so much more! Last Week in Local is a look back at the interesting and…

Book Now Lead Capture Now Available for Lawyer LSAs

By Carrie Hill / February 6, 2023
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Matt Casady spotted the connection in a Lawyer’s LSA account.  Businesses in legal verticals can book appointments with clients directly via LSA via Leadconnector. Just noticed booking leads are now available for legal verticals on Google Local Service Ads (LSAs) previously they were only available for home-service-related verticals. pic.twitter.com/pBx0x4gdTa — Matt Casady (@MattCasady) February 6,…

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Why does Google show a 4.8 rating when I have all 5-star reviews?

By Joy Hawkins / January 26, 2023
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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2023 Why Does Google Show a 4.8 Rating When I Have All 5 Stars? It is a question that comes up repeatedly on Mike’s blog and in the Google Business Profile help forum leaving many people asking “How does Google review rating work?” If you have a review score average on…

Did you know you can post videos in Google reviews?

By Joy Hawkins / January 25, 2023
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Recently in our Facebook group (Local Search Insiders), David Hills pointed out that you can add videos to your reviews on Google. Apparently, this feature has existed for a while but it’s really easy to miss because it is not an option on a desktop. When you go to leave a review on your computer,…

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How Multi-location Brands can Leverage Apple Business Connect (formerly Apple Maps Connect)

By Krystal Taing / January 23, 2023
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What is Apple Business Connect? Business Connect is Apple’s newest interface and workflow that enables local businesses and brands to claim, manage, and measure their listings’ performance on Apple Maps. Apple Business Connect launched in early January, is available to global businesses, replacing the previous version known as Apple Maps Connect.What are the options for…

How Do I Change my Google Business Profile Logo?

By Ben Fisher / January 23, 2023
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* updated on Jan 23, 2023 As long as I can recall, whenever you are optimizing a Google Business Profile (GBP) – formerly Google My Business – business profile, one of the most annoying “features” is updating the logo/cover photo. Usually, you upload what you like..most of the time it is your brand’s logo. This…

How to Export Google Business Profile Data With NMX Dashboard Insights Report

By Joy Hawkins / January 22, 2023
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How To Export Google Business Profile Data One of the biggest challenges agencies face working with small businesses is reporting. Historically, the process required to export Google Business Profile data has been complicated, and hard to find. However, this method used to export Google Business Profile data is simple, easy, and stress-free. It’s not a…

5 Things You Might Want to Know About Google Business Profile Cover Photos

By Claire Carlile / January 20, 2023
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The old English adage tells us “a picture is worth a thousand words” and in our visual internet culture, we’ve become very skilled at curating images of ourselves, our lives, and our family in view of what we think they project about us – both personally and professionally. As marketers we understand that we can…

Google Publishes User-Generated Content (UGC) Posting Restrictions

By Colan Nielsen / January 18, 2023
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Google just published a new article in the “Map User Contributed Policy” help center about posting restrictions. This is the first time that Google has broken down the various types of restrictions. These are specifically about user-generated content (UGC) restrictions. This means that the restrictions are referring to things like user-uploaded photos, videos, and reviews.…