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Google My Business is Now Recommending Placing Keywords in Your Business Description to Increase Local SEO Rankings

Google My Business is Now Recommending Placing Keywords in Your Business Description to Increase Local SEO Rankings

3+ For about as long as Google My Business has existed Local SEO’s have tested placing keywords in the description to see if that improved rankings. The answer has always been an unfortunate no. Today however, it would appear that the search engineers in charge of Google Maps / Local rankings have had a change […]
Local SEO’s Have Found Fake Local Businesses on Google Maps in the USA That Are Using Phone Numbers from Pakistan

Local SEO’s Have Found Fake Local Businesses on Google Maps in the USA That Are Using Phone Numbers from Pakistan

4+ Google Map spam keeps getting worse and there doesn’t appear to be much help in sight for beleaguered small businesses fighting against spammers in their local market. Now, it appears that trend could start directly hurting consumers. Local SEO expert Joe Youngblood found a new supposed Local SEO agency in his home market of […]
What Each Status in Your GatherUp Customer Activity Dashboard Means

What Each Status in Your GatherUp Customer Activity Dashboard Means

2+ GatherUp is an online tool used by small and local businesses to gather feedback from their customers and request online reviews across a variety of platforms. The software is capable of sending emails to customers requesting feedback and then sending follow up emails based on the initial feedback a customer provides. Ultimately, many businesses […]
Advice Local Has Launched Lawyer and Healthcare Vertical Specific Citation Products

Advice Local Has Launched Lawyer and Healthcare Vertical Specific Citation Products

1+ Local Data management provider Advice Local has launched new vertical specific products to help Laywers and businesses in the Healthcare space. Their announcement says the new products will help businesses get found on authoritative niche websites such as RateMD’s and FindLaw. This should be a useful service for small businesses trying to wrangle their […]