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The Top 10 Things Every Business Needs To Know About Google Posts

2020-04-21T18:43:08-07:00

Google has been constantly releasing updates this year for Local Search, and the latest thing to drop is Google Posts. This new feature allows you to publish your products, services and events directly to the Knowledge Panel in Google Search and Google Maps. Here are the top 10 things you need to know to get the most out of Google Posts for your business. Use the posts to highlight promotions not to stuff keywords. Shoving a bunch of keywords into your post will not help with organic rankings. Only the first 100 characters will show up in the Knowledge Panel. Make each character count so [...]

The Top 10 Things Every Business Needs To Know About Google Posts2020-04-21T18:43:08-07:00

Google My Business Confirms New Messaging Feature Roll Out

2017-07-13T12:26:19-07:00

              A spokesperson from Google has jut confirmed the full roll out of a new messaging feature to Google My Business customers. You may recall, that we discussed this feature Google began testing in November of last year. Google has just confirmed this is now fully rolling out to businesses in the United States. When you visit the Google My Business dashboard, you will see this new section for “Messaging” on the left and an option in the middle promoting it saying, “Message with customers.” (see image below for reference) After you click on it the for [...]

Google My Business Confirms New Messaging Feature Roll Out2017-07-13T12:26:19-07:00

15 Places Your Business Should Be Getting Reviews Online

2020-04-21T18:41:52-07:00

                      The review sites mentioned below are so popular that you've probably heard of them all or even used some yourself. The public is becoming more and more dependent on such sites for information about how good or bad a business really is. If you want to give your business a quick online reputation audit, then start by checking out how your business fares on these sites.   Yelp Yelp is probably the most popular free review site on the internet which allows consumers to rate businesses on a 5-star scale. [...]

15 Places Your Business Should Be Getting Reviews Online2020-04-21T18:41:52-07:00

Google My Business Is Testing A New Messaging Feature

2017-07-13T11:53:24-07:00

Google My Business has posted about a new pilot program in their help documents that allows some businesses to chat with their customers directly via the local knowledge graph panel. Google said that “Google My Business allows you to chat directly with customers who find your business listing on Google Search.” The new “message” button has been added to your local listing on Google if you are in this test group. The message button will initiate a chat between your business through the businesses’ SMS number or via Google Allo and the searcher. Some businesses received emails “inviting you to participate in the pilot.” If you have not [...]

Google My Business Is Testing A New Messaging Feature2017-07-13T11:53:24-07:00
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