Local Businesses Can Now Sell Gift Cards and Collect Donations Directly from Google My Business Profiles

Local Businesses Can Now Sell Gift Cards and Collect Donations Directly from Google My Business Profiles

Google’s local platform, Google My Business, which displays content on Google Maps and inside of Google’s search results has rolled out a new feature to try and help businesses stay open during the global pandemic. The new feature is called “Support Links” and it has two separate options. Gift Card Sales Merchants, restaurants, and other […]
Yelp is Giving $25 Million in Free Advertising, Making Major Changes During COVID-19 Outbreak

Yelp is Giving $25 Million in Free Advertising, Making Major Changes During COVID-19 Outbreak

Yelp, a near essential platform for independent operator restaurants, is giving away $25 million in free advertising for restaurants, bars, and other businesses heavily impacted by the closures of public spaces during the pandemic. While this may not be of much help to restaurants and businesses struggling during the pandemic, once it subsides this free […]
Google is Telling People How to Buy Fake Reviews on Google Maps

Google is Telling People How to Buy Fake Reviews on Google Maps

Local SEO Joe Youngblood posted a tweet showing a screenshot a featured snippet on a Google search result that appears to show Google highlighting exactly how a business can purchase fake reviews to promote their business on Google Maps. Great job tackling that review spam Google! pic.twitter.com/7rMNzVpB8r — Joe Youngblood (@YoungbloodJoe) February 24, 2020 Google […]