Google Business Profile

Google Updates GMB Listings For Car Dealers… Again

By Greg Gifford | April 17, 2020

Yesterday, Google rolled out a major update for Google My Business listings for car dealers. Nested department listings are now explicitly listed in the GMB panel: Before I talk a bit more about this, let’s provide a little history to show why this update is important… Back in March, Google released an update for Google…

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Google My Business Now Allows Physician to Add Telehealth Appointment & Covid Info Links to Profiles

By Mike Blumenthal | April 7, 2020

Google, in one more update to GMB for healthcare providers, now allows them to add a link for TeleMed Appointments as well as a link to Covid-19 related resources. These links will likely soon show in their Business Profiles. H/T to Erica Paige. Google has been rolling out a multitude of changes and updates to…

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Google My Business COVID 19 Post Type

By Joy Hawkins | April 7, 2020

Updated May 7, 2020 Google rolled out a new post type, COVID-19. The COVID-19 post does not allow a photo, likely because they will be featured higher up on the GMB listing. These posts will last up to 14 days as opposed to the normal 7 days posts. Google is trying to make it easier…

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COVID-19 notice Appearing on Businesses in Search Results

By Krystal Taing | April 1, 2020

Earlier this week we began seeing new notices appear on listings with an alert symbol stating: Hours or services may differ due to COVID-19. This was spotted by a number of users on Twitter.  New COVID-19 warning in GMB business profile — Thibault Adda (@thibaultadda) March 30, 2020 We’ve dug in to learn more…

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Google My Business Changes Due to COVID-19

By Joy Hawkins | March 23, 2020

Updated July 2, 2020 Things with Google My Business (GMB) are changing so quickly it is hard to keep up with what is going on so I wanted to create a list of things that are different than normal currently. There are reports of businesses being marked temporarily closed that did not request it.  The…

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New Review Highlights on Google Maps

By Joy Hawkins | March 19, 2020

Andy Simpson noticed last night that there is a new review summary format on Google My Business listings.  So far, I’m only able to see this on the Google Maps app.Below is an example of what it looks like.  The 3 reviews that are highlighted are reviews that contain common words that show up in…

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