A lot of people might be noticing that Ranking in the Maps and Ranking Organically has changed quite a bit over the last few years. Once Google went to only showing 3 Businesses on the first page it changed the game up and made us as SEO Experts feel pressured to ensure that our Clients […]
Google has made yet another impactful change to the Google+ world. Unfortunately, yet again it isn’t anything that seems helpful or conducive to making things better and easier to navigate. Google+’s redesign really affects local businesses because they decided to remove the display of reviews, addresses, phone numbers, and even the hours of operation. Why […]
Just a quick little video I made to step you through removing the fake auto-generated pages that Google will sometimes create that can effect Maps rankings.
In the video I mention 3 important guidelines that a manager at the Google Maps office explained to me: You should only have a single residential location, not multiple residences registered to your business. You can have multiple commercial locations, but they will need to be reviewed by a Google rep most likely with photographs […]
Hi [CUSTOMER NAME], Thanks for choosing [YOUR BUSINESS NAME] Your feedback is very important to us! We would love to ask a quick favor and we promise to RETURN THE FAVOR by giving you 10% OFF your next cleaning! We would really appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to post a positive […]
FYI…The last 2 minutes lost sound. I think it was some kind of buggy Youtube issue with the upload. Nothing was missed, just a brief summary and short sales pitch. I have several more videos coming up in the near future. I will do my best to work out any bugs. Thanks for the feedback!
Update 07/25/14: Google now has phone support for Google Places/Business/Plus: Follow this link: https://support.google.com/business/#topic=4539639&contact=1 Having Google Places issues? Did your page disappear? Did they suddenly suspend your account for no reason? Reviews disappearing? First, don’t panic, you probably didn’t do anything wrong. Anything that is happening now can probably be fixed. Understand that this is […]
Most of us carpet cleaners operate out of our homes and don’t have a separate business address. Just recently Google has announced that they no longer will allow residential addresses to be displayed on business listing. This doesn’t really make sense because a huge percentage of businesses in this country are home based. It doesn’t […]
Before we get started I want to share a recent email I got from one of my clients: “BTW…. I did what you said and found all the directories I could with the wrong info and BAM!!!.. Back to first position and the phone is blowing off the hook…. Lookin at adding a second van….Thanks […]