Yelp Will Allow Users to Report Businesses For Racist Behavior and Will Add a Notification To Those Business Pages

Yelp Will Allow Users to Report Businesses For Racist Behavior and Will Add a Notification To Those Business Pages

Editor’s Note: This article may contain opinions by our staff. For only Yelp’s facts about this new feature please read their release instead. Yesterday Yelp announced a new feature for users, the ability to rate a business listed on the site as racist. The announcement came in the form of a short Twitter thread (embedded […]
Local Business Will Soon Be Able to Offer Video Conference and Online Classes Through Google My Business

Local Business Will Soon Be Able to Offer Video Conference and Online Classes Through Google My Business

According to an article on Search Engine Land, local businesses will soon be able to offer video conferencing and virtual classes through their Google My Business profile. The article is based on something spotted on a local SEO agency’s profile and was confirmed by Google as a test. If this test rolls out wider then […]
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 […]
Google committing $340 million in free ads to small and midsize businesses during COVID-19 pandemic

Google committing $340 million in free ads to small and midsize businesses during COVID-19 pandemic

Great news for small and midsize businesses from Google as it is now offering $340 million total in ads credits to SMBs who have an active Google ads account. According to a Google COVID-19 support page, “SMBs who have been active advertisers since the beginning of 2019 will see a credit notification appear in their […]
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 […]