Google Clarifies That Phone Numbers Aren’t Allowed in Google My Business Posts and is Now Known as “Phone Stuffing”

Google Clarifies That Phone Numbers Aren’t Allowed in Google My Business Posts and is Now Known as “Phone Stuffing”

For a while, Google has discouraged businesses from adding phone numbers to Google My Business posts but today Google officially added this to their help guidelines with a new name – phone stuffing. This new content policy is meant to “avoid the risk of abuse” and instead encourages businesses to add a “Call now” button […]
Yelp Reports Significant Growth in Searches For Diverse Businesses

Yelp Reports Significant Growth in Searches For Diverse Businesses

Yelp’s recent local economic report reveals a significant increase over the past year for diverse businesses in the United States.  Diverse businesses are defined by Yelp as women-owned, Black-owned, Latinx-owned, or Asian-owned establishments. Yelp allows businesses to add these attributes to their establishment. Yelp’s latest report aims to explain and measure the impact the pandemic […]
Local 2-Packs Spotted in Google Mobile SERPs

Local 2-Packs Spotted in Google Mobile SERPs

https://www.brightlocal.com/blog/google-local-2-pack-news This week, Joy Hawkins of Local U shared findings of local 2-packs spotted in Google’s mobile search engine results pages (SERPS). She shared that while the dates these 2-packs were first spotted varied, once seen, in many cases, the 2-packs did not switch back to the original 3-pack. Since Hawkins’ discovery, more individuals have […]
Wix Has Added Google My Business Integration

Wix Has Added Google My Business Integration

Wix has been making strides in improving their SEO offering to small business over the past few years. Now the platform takes a big leap forward with direct Google My Business integration. According to their official press release this integration allows Wix users to update their Google My Business data directly from their Wix dashboard. […]
Marcus Lemonis Offering Assistance to Nashville Businesses After Explosion

Marcus Lemonis Offering Assistance to Nashville Businesses After Explosion

Update: Mr. Lemonis claims to have already donated $500,000 into a recovery fund I have put the first $500,000 in! Nashville 30 Day Fund is live and I need your help to spread the word … the most important RT today .. #nashvillerebuild #musiccitywillsingloud https://t.co/TvdzIwsqiy — Marcus Lemonis (@marcuslemonis) December 28, 2020 After a bomb […]
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