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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

The GMB Messaging Update Multi-Location Businesses Have Been Waiting For

If you’re social savvy, you know direct messaging exists on most major platforms and is an integral part of customer relations. This is why it felt…

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Reviews, Tools

Google Review Attributes Monitoring

In April, Google started to expand review attributes (what do you like/not like about this place?) in GMB to new categories (previously only seen in home…

Local Mailbag, On-Page SEO

Local Mailbag: Which elements of my website should I improve to increase local rankings?

It's shocking how many small business websites don't even have the basics in place for website optimization. How often have you seen a website homepage title…

Citations, News, Tools

The New, Drastically Improved, Local Citation Finder

Back in 2010, Whitespark was a 3-person web development and SEO company building websites for small businesses in Edmonton, AB, Canada. I read a blog post…

Citations

Introducing the Yext Replacement Service

I am pleased to announce a new service from Whitespark today: our Yext Replacement Service. This service is new in the sense that we’ve finally created…