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The Great Google Plus Local – Google My Business Decoupling of 2015

November 30th, 2015 · Comments Off on The Great Google Plus Local – Google My Business Decoupling of 2015

NYC Blackout 1977

I was at Shea Stadium during the NYC blackout of 1977. It’s was pretty cool. The lights went out at Shea first so we got to watch all of Manhattan go dark one block at a time – we were high up in the cheap seats. When big events happen,¬†what we were doing, where we […]

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Seriously, Track Your Google My Business Pages

September 15th, 2015 · 34 Comments

Add your GMB Landing Page URL

With all the recent shakeups in SERPs/local SEO it’s becoming increasingly important to have visibility into the performance of all your search channels, including local search. I’m a big believer in tracking clicks from a Google My Business page to a website and I’m constantly surprised that this is not something that all local SEO’s […]

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How To Scale Google My Business Support for Enterprises

July 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on How To Scale Google My Business Support for Enterprises

Ghandi SEO - Linkbuilding via Passive Resistance

Managing multiple GMB accounts is a tricky beast. I shared a few tips on SearchEngineLand for how we do it. See How To Scale Google My Business Support for Enterprises Like a Boss. TL:DR version: Hire people who know what they’re doing Have an escalation path Use an agile project management tool Create a knowledge […]

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Google My Business Locations Down To Two Categories?

June 9th, 2015 · 10 Comments

GMB Locations Allowing 2 Categories

This morning we noticed Google My Business Locations starting to toss “error” messages whenever you are saving a location that has more then two categories. Here is a location with no errors when saved (and only two categories): And here is what it looks like when you add a third category:   Tested this across […]

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Why Is This Closed Listing Not Like Other Closed Listings?

May 18th, 2015 · 15 Comments

Close in knoweldge graph

Because the listing isn’t closed… Okay, so that makes no sense right? Let me start from the beginning. We have a client that has a Ford dealership. When doing searches for Ford + geo, we were seeing the above “permanently closed” business showing up in the Knowledge Graph panel. So we had a team member […]

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