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Managing Multiple Google My Business Listing Locations

Managing Multiple Google My Business Listing Locations

Having multiple Google My Business listings can be confusing for both your customers and search engines if they aren't properly organized. If you have multiple locations to manage within your Google My Business profile, you can easily get your local business listings...

A Beginner’s Guide to Google Posts

A Beginner’s Guide to Google Posts

In 2017, Google Posts were released to all businesses that were verified on Google My Business, which allowed business owners to share content with their customers who find them through Google. With Posts, you can share things like company announcements, new products,...

Why Your Business Should Be Listed in Apple Maps

Why Your Business Should Be Listed in Apple Maps

Apple's split from Yelp may not seem like a big deal, but it offers an opportunity for small business owners to get their information listed on a new (or at least improved) online local business directory! Here are six reasons why your small business should be listed...

9 Best Online Directories for Local Business Listings

9 Best Online Directories for Local Business Listings

Want to make your small business more visible to customers online? This is where setting up local business listings in online business directories can be helpful. Not only do these local citations aid in search engine optimization (SEO), but they can also put you in...

Optimizing Your Small Business Website for Local Search

Optimizing Your Small Business Website for Local Search

90% of consumers head online when searching for local products and services, which means small businesses that have local-optimized websites are more likely to connect with customers through local search results. Not sure how to optimize your business website? Here...

Google Map Pack: Understanding Google’s Local Search Results

Google Map Pack: Understanding Google’s Local Search Results

As the amount of local "near me" searches has exploded in recent years, Google has further emphasized the importance of its Map Pack. What exactly is Google Map Pack, and how can it help your small business get found in Google local search results? Learn more in our...

Your Guide to Google My Business Insights

Your Guide to Google My Business Insights

Once you set up a Google My Business listing for your business, it gathers useful information that you can use to help improve your online marketing strategy. That information can be found in Google My Business Insights, which shows you how customers interact with...

How Social Media Can Help Your Local Business Online

How Social Media Can Help Your Local Business Online

More than half of the world's population uses social media, so utilizing social media is a great way to reach customers online and provide them with information about your local business. Discover how you can improve your small business' local visibility through...