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How To Remove Google Reviews

How To Remove Google Reviews

Table of Content: GMB Review Removal Guidelines. Removing Inappropriate Google Reviews. Ask Clients For Support @GoogleSmallBiz Support File a Legal Removal Request Negative Reviews SEO Bottom Line how to remove…

Google map driving directions

Google map driving directions

Have you ever tried asking for driving directions to a specific establishment using the free Google Maps app? This feature works like a route planner and you’ll find it useful…

Spam Listings

Spam Listings

Table of Content: How to identify GMB Spam listings How a GMB Spam listing looks like Most common forms of GMB Spam How to report spam listings How to outrank…

NAP Audits

NAP Audits

The importance of NAP Consistency for local SEO Let`s first start with what NAP stands for. This stands for name, address, phone number, and NAP consistency is one of the…

Google My Business multiple locations

Google My Business multiple locations

How to optimize GMB for multiple locations Managing a single Google My Business account is pretty straightforward. But how does this work if you manage multiple locations for the same…

Virtual Business Address & Google My Business

Virtual Business Address & Google My Business

Can Service Area Businesses Use Virtual Offices in Google My Business? Google since then has updated their policy, and said the following: Service-area businesses can’t list a “virtual” office unless…

Google My Business Posts

Google My Business Posts

Do Google My Business Posts Help SEO? Absolutely! Here’s why Google My Business posts help SEO: Google My Business posts are the clearest signal you can send to Google that…

Google 3 Pack

Google 3 Pack

You might have already heard about Google 3 pack and how appearing on this valuable Google search results space is valuable in giving your business a boost. But do you…

Local Listing Scores

Local Listing Scores

Do you know where your Google My Business listing stands in the local search? How do you fare with other Google My Business local listings? You need to have an…

Google My Business Categories Updated List

Google My Business Categories Updated List

Table of Content: What Are Google My Business Categories? How do you find the category of your business? Download the GMB Categories in Google Sheets What Are Google My Business…

Google Maps Cid Number

Google Maps Cid Number

If you own a credit card, you may be familiar with the CID or card identification number at the back of the card which is typically a 3-digit value. In…

Top GMB Ranking Factors in 2021

Top GMB Ranking Factors in 2021

Hi everyone! In this article, we want to discuss Google My Business (GMB) SEO, using GMB for local search engine optimization, and the best way to rank on Google in…

Why doesn’t my business show up first on google maps?

Why doesn’t my business show up first on google maps?

How long before my business shows up on Google Maps? If your business is not showing on Google Maps at all, then you’ll have to start by letting Google know…

Google Review Attributes

Google Review Attributes

Google has recently taken a step to help people get more information about businesses. This change will allow Google even more data about the businesses using its platform, opening up…

Google My Business Name Change

Google My Business Name Change

How does Google penalize keyword stuffing when you change your business listing’s name? A recent Case Study from Sterling Sky offers some of the main pros and cons of keyword…

What is Google My business?

What is Google My business?

Are you already using the Google My Business app for local marketing and SEO? If not, you’re missing out on this invaluable resource that can help increase your visibility in…

Google maps for businesses

Google maps for businesses

Although there are many other apps that can tell you directions, it’s undeniable that Google Maps is still one of the most useful tools not just for helping you get…

Google my business ranking

Google my business ranking

Having your Google My Business listing included in the local 3 pack has never been more important for sustained success. According to a study, there are more than 3.5 billion…

Local branding

Local branding

Local branding is a marketing strategy that can help your small business become successful in its marketing endeavors. It gives you an opportunity to connect with your targeted audience and…

Google maps marketing

Google maps marketing

Google Maps marketing is one of the most powerful and intuitive local marketing opportunities there is. Simply put, it helps customers find out about your business by searching through Google…

Google map SEO

Google map SEO

Getting a higher ranking in Google Maps listings is essential for any small-to-large scale business that is looking to target the local market. And when it comes to getting a…

Local SEO

Local SEO

Customers who are looking for the best products and services near them want to find the answer fast through the Internet. This is where Local SEO comes in. It’s about…

How Do I Choose a Google My Business Category?

How Do I Choose a Google My Business Category?

Your Google My Business Category is crucial for success in local SEO.  Choosing the best category for your business will set you up for success. Let’s start with a quick…