Google Business Profile

Secondary Hours in GMB For Some Categories

By Carrie Hill | May 15, 2020

Around May 18, Google My Business will release a new feature into GMB accounts that will allow business owners to add secondary hours to their listing.  Preloading the information is available now in Beta via Google My Business agency partners, but if you wait until next week it should be available to limited industries if…

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GMB Products vs GMB product posts – A historical guide, plus how they work NOW

By Claire Carlile | April 29, 2020

As I’m sure many of you did, I read with great interest Colan’s GMB Products case study where he explored the impact that Google My Business Products can have on ranking, website traffic, and conversions. I’ve been using Google Products (no longer Beta) for a while now, and for many of my clients, they drive…

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COVID-19 “Get Online Care” Links Showing on Mobile

By Carrie Hill | April 23, 2020

This morning Mike Blumenthal shared an image showing the “Get Online Care” links were starting to show for healthcare businesses that had populated the “virtual care” link in their Google My Business dashboard. We’ve also observed a new attribute showing up under the “About” tab in mobile that indicates “Video Visits” are available for that…

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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 Chris Ratchford | 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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