Tag Archives: Google: Maps & Local

5 local search tactics your competitors probably aren’t using

When you and your competitors are all adhering to local SEO best practices, how can you differentiate your business from the rest? Columnist Sherry Bonelli has some ideas. The post 5 local search tactics your competitors probably aren’t using appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Top 10 local search insights of 2017

From location data to SEO, columnist Wesley Young of the Local Search Association provides his top 10 list of local search lessons learned in 2017. The post Top 10 local search insights of 2017 appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google Local Questions & Answers now rolling out to desktop search

Searchers and businesses can now search on desktop to add questions and answers to the new Google Q&A feature. The post Google Local Questions & Answers now rolling out to desktop search appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google brings local lead generation to Google Assistant and Google Home

The company taps HomeAdvisor and Porch to provide local contractors through a multistep voice-driven interaction. The post Google brings local lead generation to Google Assistant and Google Home appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Law firms spamming Google My Business: Don’t trust your money or your life to them!

Many local businesses are guilty of violating Google My Business guidelines to game the system, and columnist Joy Hawkins has observed rampant problems within the law vertical. The post Law firms spamming Google My Business: Don’t trust your money or your life to them! appeared first on...

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Google showing knowledge graph data in local panels

Google is merging the local panel and knowledge graph panels into one for some searches related to big companies with many local venues. The post Google showing knowledge graph data in local panels appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google’s new #SmallThanks Hub automatically creates digital & printed marketing assets for SMBs

Using content pulled from Google reviews, businesses with verified Google listings can create posters, social media posts, window clings, stickers and more. The post Google’s new #SmallThanks Hub automatically creates digital & printed marketing assets for SMBs appeared first on Search...

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Where to go next with your Google My Business listing

So, you've set up your Google My Business listing but still aren't seeing results. What's the next step? Columnist Brian Smith lays out some suggestions to further optimize your listing for better local search visibility. The post Where to go next with your Google My Business listing appeared...

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Google Maps gets brighter UI, new category icons and more color-coding

Changes designed to make it easier to find relevant content and destinations. The post Google Maps gets brighter UI, new category icons and more color-coding appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Understanding the interplay of SEO and a 5-star reputation

How do online reviews impact search visibility, and what can you do to improve your online reputation? Columnist Stephan Spencer addresses these questions and more. The post Understanding the interplay of SEO and a 5-star reputation appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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