Tag Archives: Google: Maps & Local

Google launches location extension display ads for local businesses

Some other display ads may be converted automatically to the new format when users are nearby. The post Google launches location extension display ads for local businesses appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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National retailers: Stop ignoring local SEO

National retailers’ digital divisions often think of their websites as e-commerce sites first and local store sites second. Columnist Andrew Shotland explains why this mindset may be hurting their ability to get the most out of organic search. The post National retailers: Stop ignoring local SEO...

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5 ways you can improve your new business’s visibility on Google Maps

Columnist Wesley Young compares the online presence of several new businesses to find out what makes one stand out and consistently outperform the others in Google Map search results. The post 5 ways you can improve your new business’s visibility on Google Maps appeared first on Search...

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Need to contact Google My Business support? Use Twitter!

While phone support may no longer be accessible if you need help with Google My Business, columnist Greg Gifford notes that social media support is available (and good!). The post Need to contact Google My Business support? Use Twitter! appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google local finder tests cards with horizontal scroll for map search results

Google loves the swipe left and right motion. They are now testing it on the Google Maps local finder search results. The post Google local finder tests cards with horizontal scroll for map search results appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Updated Google My Business guidelines disallow virtual offices as service-area businesses

Recently updated Google guidelines clarify how virtual offices are handled for Google My Business listings. The post Updated Google My Business guidelines disallow virtual offices as service-area businesses appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Hyperlocal marketing will soar in 2017: 5 tips to stay on top

As mobile continues to grow, consumers are conducting more searches with hyperlocal intent -- and Google is refining its results in response to this trend. Columnist Jim Yu explains how local businesses can optimize for this hyperlocal reality. The post Hyperlocal marketing will soar in 2017: 5...

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Google iOS app gets new local search filters, more AMP support & Gboard access

The latest update is part of version 23.0 for the Google iOS app. The post Google iOS app gets new local search filters, more AMP support & Gboard access appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google Maps new feature lets users create lists of saved places that can be shared & accessed offline

Users can keep track of saved places and share lists with others via text, email and popular messaging apps. The post Google Maps new feature lets users create lists of saved places that can be shared & accessed offline appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Local SEO in 2017: 5 simple ways to dominate local search

New to local search? Wondering where to start? Columnist Sherry Bonelli offers five tactics to help you kick off your local SEO campaign. The post Local SEO in 2017: 5 simple ways to dominate local search appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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