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. […]
Google My Business Phone Support Has Returned

Google My Business Phone Support Has Returned

As the pandemic rolled across the globe forcing lockdowns and shuttering overseas call centers, Google My Business’ phone support was closed down as well as chat support and social media support. While this support isn’t always the most helpful or useful and is rarely used by small businesses there were situations where a phone support […]
Google My Business Offering Upgraded Profiles With a Google Guaranteed Badge for a $50 / Month Subscription

Google My Business Offering Upgraded Profiles With a Google Guaranteed Badge for a $50 / Month Subscription

In a shocking announcement Google has stated they will start selling the “Google Guarantee” badge to non-advertisers for a flat-rate of $50 per month. The Google Guarantee program offers unhappy customers up to $2,000 in refunds if they are unhappy with a local service provider’s work. For now this appears to be a test first […]
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