Google Business Profile, Google Maps, Local, SEO

Google Business Profiles tools are temporarily unavailable

Several features and tools within Google Business Profiles are currently temporarily unavailable. These features include the ability to check verification status, manage appeals and manage reviews. Google said they are working on recovering these features. What is not working. Google said that some of its support...

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Google, Google Business Profile, Google Maps, Google: SEO, Local, SEO

Google removes option to see more local results in the search results

Google has removed the option to click “more” or “view all” under the local pack within the Google Search results. The local results that show up in the main Google search results for locally intended queries, such as pizza near me, dentists near me and so on, now only...

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Google, Google Business Profile, Paid Social, PPC

Google is shutting down websites made with Business Profiles

Websites made with Google Business Profiles will be turned off in March. Customers attempting to visit your website will then be automatically redirected to your Business Profile until June 10. Beyond this date, visitors will encounter a “page not found” error, Google announced. Why we care. Businesses wanting...

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Google, google algorithm updates, Google Business Profile, Google Maps, Google: SEO, SEO

Google local search ranking algorithm strengthens “openness” signal

Google’s local search ranking algorithm has recently been updated to strengthen its “openness” signal for non-navigational queries. Danny Sullivan, Google’s Search Liaison, said, “we’ve long used “openness” as part of our local ranking systems, and it recently became a stronger signal for non-navigational queries.” What changed. Earlier...

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Google, Google Business Profile, Google Maps, Local, SEO

Google Business Profiles adds disabled-owned attribute to listings

Google has added a new business attributed within Google Business Profiles for “disabled-owned” businesses. This new disabled-owned attribute can show up on businesses that are owned by disabled business owners. Google said, “When businesses choose to identify as disabled-owned in their Business Profile, the attribute will appear on their listings...

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Google, Google Business Profile, SEO, Sponsored White Papers & Webinars

Essential guide to Google Reviews by Digital Marketing Depot

Every business owner wants to get positive reviews. But apart from their feel-good potential, reviews serve another important function that’s sometimes easy to overlook: they can actually help boost your business in search engine rankings. The “New Business Guide to Google Reviews” by GatherUp is an essential resource for...

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Google, Google Business Profile, Google: SEO, Search features, SEO

Google SGE now uses photos and reviews from Google Business Profile listings

Google’s new Search Generative Experience, which began rolling out a few weeks ago, now can use Google Business Profile data to help it create its AI-generated snapshot answer. SGE also uses data “from the reviews, photos and Business Profile details that people have submitted to Google for more than...

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Google, Google Business Profile, SEO, Sponsored White Papers & Webinars

Boost your visibility in search with online reviews by Digital Marketing Depot

The “New Business Guide to Google Reviews” by GatherUp is an essential resource for growing businesses looking to attract more customers through the power of Google search. This comprehensive guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to claim and optimize your Google My Business profile, how to solicit and respond to...

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