Glenn Gabe tweeted yesterday that he is now seeing the black "Ad" label appearing in 3-pack ads. Glenn said "I feel bad for the local businesses out there. I first thought there were 4 listings in the local pack... Nope, the black ad label just blends right in. Wow."
I couldn't agree more it...
We are happy to announce a new feature from Citation Builder Pro called "Social Poster". Now you can instantly re-post a GMB post on social sites like Twitter, Linkedin, Tumblr, Wordpress & blogger.
Here is a short video.
In the coming week they are adding a few more sites like Facebook...
There seems to be a bug right now affecting users when they accept an invite to manager a GMB page. The invite seems to be accepted but the listing does not appear in the dashboard.
We're asking Google for confirmation on whether this is a bug or something else.
Is anyone experiencing this?
Mark Kabana recently brought a possible bug with the local finder to our attention. It seems that Google has removed the option to scroll to the next page in the Local Finder.
Here's what it should look like:
And now it is missing:
Anyone else (not) seeing this?
Whitespark has a new monthly Google My Business Management Service that helps businesses take their GMB listing to the next level, gain a competitive edge, stand out in search results, and increase listing engagement.
You work one-on-one with a dedicated project manager who manages your GMB...
Hi Everyone, this is our second installment of our promoted posts series. I wanted to introduce you to Local SEO Audits by InboundMD. What I love about this particular audit is that it's not a cookie cutter automated audit that you typically find in the market. In less than 10 days you receive...
I've been observing conversions coming from DuckDuckGo for several websites over the last few months. I know the search engine is gaining in usage but I am trying to figure out more about why we are seeing this trend.
Does anyone see the same pattern with websites you work on?
Do you use...
We are checking some listings this morning and noticed that Google has removed the data that would show up below the reviews in the KP that identified the physical city that a business is located in.
Here's what it looks like for non-SAB's currently and what it used to look like for SAB's as...
I'm seeing more and more cases where Google My Business support reps offer users ranking advice.
Here's a couple recent examples - GMB "Advanced Information" Labels? - Local Search Forum
Curious, what ranking advice has GMB support given you in the past?
I had someone recently ask me about Nacho Analytics Has anybody used it before? Was it useful?
Skeptical of how accurate their estimates of competitor traffic are (I assume it’s based on an estimate). Is there any data that is unique to this tool that you can't get from ahrefs or SEMRush?
Mike Blumenthal posted an amazing blog today where he goes into his observations about these image thumbnails that we are seeing more of in the mobile SERP's. Our team has been wondering how to get them to show for our clients and Mike has now answered that question for us!
Local Mobile Image...
I'm excited to announce that the Local Search Forum has a new sponsor. Whitespark is owned by the well-known Darren Shaw and offers an entire suite of tools and services including one of the most affordable manual Local Search audits in the industry.
While most automated auditing software can...
Anyone else seeing impacts from this reported algo update that seems to have taken place from September 8th to September 11? Would love to see some examples.
We are seeing some interesting ranking increases and drops around September 9th and 10th on both the organic and local side.