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Google Shows Which Search Queries are Used to Find a Google My Business Listing by @MattGSouthern

An update to Google My Business will now show which search queries are used to find a business listing. This data appears in the Insights tab, which tracks the most common terms and search trends for a particular business. Interested in how customers find your business? Now you can view what queries customers are using […]

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Google My Business Adds “Good for Watching Sports” Attribute by @MattGSouthern

Google My Business has introduced a new attribute that establishments can add to listings, allowing them to indicate whether they’re “good for watching sports.” Are you a business that’s a great place to watch sporting events at? If yes, now you can let your customers know by adding the ‘Good for watching sports’ attribute directly […]

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Google My Business Reportedly Removes Anonymous Reviews by @MattGSouthern

Google My Business appears to have stopped counting anonymous reviews toward a business’s overall rating. This has been reported by two individuals on Twitter, who noticed that anonymous reviews were disappearing from clients’ Google My Business pages. @mblumenthal Hi Mike, just noticed anonymous Google reviews no longer seem to count toward overall rating, though still […]

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Pinterest Business Profiles to Display Total Monthly Viewers by @MattGSouthern

Pinterest is making several changes to the appearance of business profiles, including the addition of a monthly viewer statistic. Everyone, not just account administrators, will be able to see this statistic. It will show users the total number of people who saw the business’s pins within the last 30 days. This statistic may prove to […]

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11 Ways to Promote a Local Business on Instagram by @ashleymadhatter

JiffPom (@JiffPom) is proudly (I imagine) sitting atop a throne of 8.5 million Instagram followers. He’s also a dog. To put this in perspective, an “Insta-famous” dog has more followers than Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft combined. If every major soda brand combined their Instagram follower counts, JiffPom would still beat them by over 3 million. […]

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PPC vs. SEO: What's Best For Your Business?

April 12, 2018 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When you own a digital marketing agency, clients want to know where to invest their marketing dollars. A question we frequently receive is, “Should I invest in PPC or SEO?” Related: SEO vs. PPC: Knowing Which Is Right for Your Website According to […]

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3 Content Marketing Tips for Your Service Business

Find out what content marketing is and what types would work best for your service business. April 4, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Robert W. Bly’s book The Digital Marketing Handbook. Buy it now fromAmazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBound […]

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Google Lets Users Search Through Reviews of Business Listings by @MattGSouthern

Google Maps for iOS has been updated with two new features. One is the ability to display estimated wait times for restaurants. The second is a search feature which lets users filter reviews and look up specific keywords. When viewing a restaurant listing on Google Maps the average wait time will be displayed within the […]