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LocalMailbag: What is a Google Guaranteed GMB Listing and How Do I Upgrade My Profile?

Google recently started testing a new paid feature that allows eligible businesses the ability to upgrade their GMB listing for $50USD/month to include the Google Guaranteed…

Local SEO

Local Search Summit – Day 3

That's a wrap for Day 3 and our Local Search Summit is now complete!  Our last day included talks on reputation management, Local Services Ads, LinkedIn…

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2020 Local Search Ranking Factors Presentation

Presented by Darren Shaw at Whitespark’s Local Search Summit. The 2020 Local Search Ranking Factor survey results are in! I just presented the top highlights and…

Local SEO, PPC

What You Need To Know About Google Local Services Ads

 Updated: August 18, 2020 (Original Publish Date - December 19, 2019) The number of eligible business categories has expanded, see the nationwide categories listed below. Google…

Local Mailbag

Local Mailbag: How can I get access to my GMB listing and remove the users that have claimed it?

Getting your Google My Business listing set up for success starts with getting access to your listing by claiming ownership of your business. To take full…

Google My Business

Auto Dealer Google Listings Are a Wreck 💥🚗

Many Auto Dealers are not taking advantage of the benefits that Google My Business offers. The lack of GMB adoption in the dealership space is an…