Real Deal Google Posts

Google Posts lets small business owners publish a social media “status” that appears when their businesses appear in a search result or on Google Maps. Before this relatively new capability, only basic contact details, maybe a photo or two and perhaps some reviews would appear in small business search results. But now this can be… Read more about Real Deal Google Posts

GMB Tests, Duplicates, Streetview Schedule, Website Optimization and more

GMB Testing on a Tear, Especially with Restaurants Blumenthals reports daily testing — “a testament to Google’s continual effort to gain audience and more importantly, keep that audience at Google long enough to complete a transaction” — especially with restaurants, including a reservation answer box and visual attributes. [Blumenthals] How GMB Menu Listings Can Change Restaurant… Read more about GMB Tests, Duplicates, Streetview Schedule, Website Optimization and more

Google Ads Simplified – Introducing AdWords Express

Google AdWords can be a very powerful tool in the marketing arsenal of a small business. AdWords is now time-tested. Its proven methods have been in use since October 2000. These methods are utilized by more than a million advertisers. It’s one of three online advertising tools, along with programmatic and Facebook, that every business should… Read more about Google Ads Simplified – Introducing AdWords Express

Google Local Guide Drowns, other GMB Updates, Google CTRs by Ranking Position and more

Google Level 5 Local Guide Dies of Caffeine Poisoning While Reviewing Thousands of Starbucks Last Week GOOGLE SPAM HALL OF SHAME: We’re not sure he died, but he did leave thousands of reviews for Starbucks the first week in June, 2 weeks after reviewing Chick-fil-A’s from California to New York. He and a few other… Read more about Google Local Guide Drowns, other GMB Updates, Google CTRs by Ranking Position and more