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Best Practices for Posting on your Google Business Profile

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Vicinity Update and The New Google Business Name Filter

Last month, Google confirmed that a local search update had taken place in the first week of December 2021. Local optimization experts who monitored rankings knew that this was a large Maps on Google update that mainly affected keywords in the business's name. But the
Google Business Posts

Best Practices for Posting on your Google Business Profile

Vehicle ads are a performance-focused, lower-funnel ad format that enables auto advertisers to promote their inventory of vehicles to interested users shopping for vehicles online.

Local SEO Rank Tracker Tools Comparison

When Local Falcon launched a few years ago, it was the first grid-style Google Maps rank tracker available. As local SEO becomes increasingly prominent, spotlighted by Google’s continual march in the direction of favoring proximity, even traditional national SEO tools

Local SEO Rank Tracker Tools Comparison

When Local Falcon launched a few years ago, it was the first grid-style Google Maps rank tracker available. As local SEO becomes increasingly prominent, spotlighted by Google’s continual march in the direction of favoring proximity, even traditional national SEO tools

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Vicinity Update and The New Google Business Name Filter

Last month, Google confirmed that a local search update had taken place in the first week of December 2021. Local optimization experts who monitored rankings knew that this was a large Maps on Google

Transform Your Approach to Local Search and the Local Search EcoSystem Now

To improve your search rankings, you have to make sure that your citations are accurate and up-to-date across all data aggregator platforms. Considering how tasking it is to manually submit your
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Boost Your Google Maps Ranking with Pickup Today

As a business owner, automating your Google Maps functions like building niche citations can help you optimize local SEO while still focusing on the core functions of your business. dbaPlatform makes

Properly Optimizing Google Business Profile Categories

Properly Optimizing Google My Business (GMB) Categories To rank higher on Google Maps, business profiles need to have accurate and updated information in all the fields of the GMB dashboard. One of

Local SEO Rank Tracker Tools Comparison

When Local Falcon launched a few years ago, it was the first grid-style Google Maps rank tracker available. As local SEO becomes increasingly prominent, spotlighted by Google’s continual march in the

How to Get Your Site or New Page Indexed by Google

Everyone knows that If you have a new site or new pages on your site, the best way to get them indexed by Google (in order to be delivered as search results in the future) is to simply submit for

Gold Member Gives Back Sweepstakes

Want free local optimization services by one of the top 15 experts in the world? It’s easy to win. We want your story. You can be one of 3 companies to win concierge local optimization services this

When I Google Myself I Don’t Show Up

How many times have you heard this question? “Why is it that when I Google myself, I never show up?” The managers of the locations you optimize judge their local SEO reports in broad strokes.

Understanding the Different Google My Business Profile Search Results

Google Local results have become more sophisticated. Google has collected more information about businesses while at the same time improving its algorithm to better understand searcher intent. This

Understanding the Main Google My Business Profile Local Ranking Factors

Google has told us that the main factors that determine local ranking are: Relevance Proximity Prominence See Google’s description of relevance, distance, and prominence:

dbaPlatform acquires maps rank tracker Local Falcon

Local Falcon Now Available with dbaPlatform dbaPlatform is excited to announce their acquisition of Local Falcon. This company developed the powerful Local Rank Tracker, designed specifically for

Improve Local Search Ranking for Keywords

Google is constantly making changes to their search algorithms to help improve the user experience. The most recent changes have impacted local search ranking to make them even more relevant to users.
Google Business Posts

Best Practices for Posting on your Google Business Profile

Vehicle ads are a performance-focused, lower-funnel ad format that enables auto advertisers to promote their inventory of vehicles to interested users shopping for vehicles online.

How-to Guide for Google’s New Auto Ads (aka Vehicle Listing Ads)

Vehicle ads are a performance-focused, lower-funnel ad format that enables auto advertisers to promote their inventory of vehicles to interested users shopping for vehicles online.
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How not to lose Local Rankings if your business moves location?

Dominate Local Search Ranking with Video Scheduling using the Video Scheduler Feature from dbaPlatform for Business Profile for Google Search and Maps.
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Does Video Scheduling for Business Profile Increase your Local SEO Ranking?

Dominate Local Search Ranking with Video Scheduling using the Video Scheduler Feature from dbaPlatform for Business Profile for Google Search and Maps.
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How To Manage Your Google Business Profile Photos

Business Profile has a wealth of visual features that you can take advantage of to present your business in the best light possible. Learn how to optimize your Google Business Profile photos with
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How to Create Google Business Profile Posts That Win Customers

Learning how to post on Business Profile is critical to see search results, driving directions, in-store visits, and be at the leading end of your industry on a large scale. Businesses need a
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Essential Guide to Increasing Your Google Business Profile Rankings

This is the most common question for business owners that are beginning to go beyond the setup phase of their Google My Business profile. Business listings on Google Maps are becoming more nuanced,

Five Frequently Asked Local Google Business Profile Questions

Every month dbaPlatform holds a live “ask the expert” webinar. Local SEOs (both pro and amateur) present their queries. And the same questions pop up time after time. Chances are that these

How to Optimize Images for Better Google My Business (GMB) Results

How to check if your page is indexed It’s an SEO fact that photos create more engagement, reach, and click-throughs for your GMB listing. However, not all pictures are created equal. When consumers
Comparison of local seo management tools

Competitive Comparison Chart for Citations and Local SEO Tool

Have you heard of Yext, Moz, BrightLocal, or Whitespark? Undoubtedly, you’ve seen their services for citations or SEO. They are well-known brands in the online optimization landscape. But who has the

Properly Optimizing Google Business Profile Categories

Properly Optimizing Google My Business (GMB) Categories To rank higher on Google Maps, business profiles need to have accurate and updated information in all the fields of the GMB dashboard. One of

Google My Business Profile Posts Not Working – Here is Why

If your Google My Business Posts are getting rejected and not publishing, it may be due to an internal problem at Google, however here are a few tips to try to get your Posts published. If

Using Your Google My Business Profile Q&A Section Like A Pro

What is the Google Question & Answer Section? The Google My Business Question and Answer section is found in the Knowledge Panel of your listing. Here are the official guidelines about Q&A from

Expanding the Google My Business Knowledge Panel With Great Content

For many businesses, the Google My Business profile has become the single most important webpage in terms of attracting new customers. For many searchers, there is almost no reason to visit a
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Managing Your Google Business Profile During COVID-19

One of the best ways for local businesses to communicate with consumers is the Google My Business Posts feature. Website messaging is also a good idea but it’s not as immediately visible, not to
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Google My Business Post Scheduler Free During COVID-19

Now more than ever businesses need to communicate the continuity of business to their customers. As more and more businesses are impacted due to the spread of COVID-19, the team a dbaPlatform wants

Using Google Business Profile Features As A Newsfeed

This is being written with the COVID-19 emergency in mind as it has hit many small businesses with immediate operational changes and at the very least, deserved concern. The main point is that you
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How To Fix Errors On Local Authority Reports

Local Authority scores range from 1 to 100 where 100 is the highest prediction of search engine ranking results. Once you obtain the Local Authority score for your locations, your next question will

How to Properly Track Your Google My Business Profile

In order to know if your local business internet marketing efforts are sound, track your Google My Business profile. properly. We say “properly” because if you leave it up to Google to give you

Removal of Fake Google My Business Profile Listings aka Spam Fighting in Google Maps

What are Fake Listings on Google My Business? Fake listings on Google Maps are business listings that are breaking Google guidelines. Guidelines can be broken in a number of ways that give an
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How To Calculate ROI for Local SEO

First up, determine the keyword search volume. Google Keyword Planner is a great tool for finding targeted keywords for a business and also shows search trends and volume. You will need to create an

Google Business Profile Features

Since launching in June of 2014, Google My Business has become integral to local SEO. This free tool allows businesses and marketing agencies to manage their presence across Google Maps and Google

What Is Local Authority and What Does It Do for Local SEO?

Local Authority was built using similar principles as Domain Authority (the search engine ranking score that predicts how well a website will rank on SERPs) but scored for your local presence instead

How to Respond to Good and Bad Google Reviews

Your online reputation greatly impacts how users make decisions about your business– from showing up at your doorstep, to picking up the phone to call you, to buying your products on your website.

How to Use the Q&A feature on Your Google Business Profile: Answer FAQs and get more engagement

By now, you may have already heard about all the important features offered in Google My Business to help optimize local listings and improve local search rankings for businesses. Google allows you to

How to Use Google Posts in Google Business Profiles

Google has been stepping it up in the local search game by providing many features to help enhance business listings and local search results. One of the most recent enhancements is the Google My

Google Business Profile Call Tracking Tips

In a perfect world, digital marketing professionals wouldn’t need to prove their worth to clients. Clients would trust them completely and give them an infinite budget to work with. In reality, a

How to Automatically Geotag Photos

The Low Hanging Fruit is Local Directory If the business/es you manage is/are local, then Google My Business is a sure-fire way to boost your off-page SEO. Many businesses just aren’t aware of the

How to administer multiple locations in Google My Business

Google My Business is everything. Local search is the most influential tool in your marketing tool kit. After all, 1 in 3 online searches has a local intent and research by Bright Local consistently

Local SEO Rank Tracker Tools Comparison

When Local Falcon launched a few years ago, it was the first grid-style Google Maps rank tracker available. As local SEO becomes increasingly prominent, spotlighted by Google’s continual march in the

When I Google Myself I Don’t Show Up

How many times have you heard this question? “Why is it that when I Google myself, I never show up?” The managers of the locations you optimize judge their local SEO reports in broad strokes.

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