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Google My Business, Reviews

Google’s New Terms of Services Impacts How You Ask For Reviews

On Thursday, April 12th, 2018 Google updated their Terms of Service (TOS) for online reviews. The refreshed TOS indicates that all requests for online reviews from…

Google My Business, Local Insider

The Quick Guide to Making the Most Out of Google Questions & Answers – Whitespark Local Insider

The Google Q&A feature has been around since August 2017, but the vast majority of businesses are still not monitoring for questions, responding to questions, or…

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Local Search Hacks You Probably Haven’t Seen Before

Local search has seen an explosion of change over the last year. Tactics that used to work like gangbusters are now just table stakes. Darren shows…

Google My Business, Local Insider

How-to “Optimize” the New Description Field in Google My Business – Whitespark Local Insider

Google is bringing back the business description field for Google My Business listings. In this episode of the Whitespark Local Insider (formerly the Weekly) Darren reviews…

Local Insider, Reviews

How-to Get Keywords in Your Reviews – Whitespark Local Insider

Reviews that mention specific keywords and services can have a positive impact on your local rankings, and are a competitive advantage. In this Whitespark Local Insider (formerly…

Citations, Local Insider

Did You Know That Yelp Will Hide Some Listings? – Whitespark Local Insider

Getting a listing removed from Yelp is near impossible, except for a select few businesses. In this episode of the Whitespark Local Insider (formerly the Weekly),…
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