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  1. Chaddow

    GMB restaurants recent change is anyone else seeing this role out

    Google has updated GMB so if you want to have book on google / Reserve with Google available for your location for your restaurant/beauty salon ( for example) you need to select a more niche restaurant category, you cannot simply choose 'restaurant' any more as it is no longer available...
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    Changes to Apple Maps data sources what will this mean ?

    Found this article over the holidays and wonder if anyone had any thoughts on it https://9to5mac.com/2019/12/27/apple-maps-rollout-us-complete/ "Apple has been working on a huge rebuild of Apple Maps in the US over the last year and a half. Now that the updates are rolled out across the...
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    Glitch with GMB showing verified business as unverified

    Hello Everyone Just wanted to flag this to you all that I spotted a glitch within GMB today Business pages I have managed for years have suddenly started showing “own this business” even tho they are verified within my primary owner GMB dashboard as well as within agency and continue to show...
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    Agency Dashboard: Connecting an API when it already been set up

    Hello All I was wondering if anyone had any insight or have encountered this issue before. Basically when we set up our GMB API we linked it to a gmail and when we wanted to generate reports with the GMB data included, we just added the location as a manager to that email in order to use...
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    Google Maps Driving Directions Update ? Has anyone seen this

    Hello Everyone Over this week I have seen clients driving directions revert back to there previous state , despite my changes being in place for a couple of years in some cases These the kind of fixes that I have seen revert is people who where being sent down one way streets to reach a...
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    Issue with a location I manage and a transit stop

    Hello Everyone I was wondering if anyone has ever come across this issue before as it has effected me twice in two weeks Basically I run the digital marketing for hotels and conference venues. Some of them are landmarks in the given towns and city's as a result a number of transit stops...
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    Has any one had this problem - Verifying a location appears in the knowledge graph but not in maps

    Hello Everyone Your help and insight would be great here In short one of my clients is expanding and opening new locations, this means we had to create a GMB for them, one of the locations is going to be in a brand new building. We created the listing at the end of January this year and...
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    Transferring between two agency dashboards when only need access to one location group

    Hello Everyone Was wondering if you could help. A new client is joining my agency over the next few weeks in the new year so this entails taking control of the 25 GMB locations and making relevant edits to them , ie changing the url to the new sites we have built ect. So far the current...
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    Managing Google Messaging at Scale

    Hello Everyone Wondering if anyone has had experience of this, one of my clients who has locations in different countries and they have asked me the best way to manage this element of GMB I have directed them to the general help Doc as a starter Let customers message you - Google My...
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    Issue with requesting access to a location

    Hello Everyone Wondering if anyone else had experienced this issue over the last few days We have all come across this in our line of work , were you have a verified location it has been for a number of months or years and someone in the client organisation create another listing by mistake...
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    Help with removing GMB Amenities

    Hello Everyone I am having an issue with some locations for one of my clients The client is a chain of hotels and they are all verified. However the locations that are purely business hotels are emailing me asking why there Amenities are coming up with "good for kids" I have removed this...
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    Saw a change in some of my restaurant listings for the first time today

    Hello Everyone I saw this change for the first time today in my GMB dashboard for some of the restaurants I manage There seems to be no way to add further information to this section at the current time , however I am sure this will change in time , as the link at the bottom just take you...
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    Anyone else seeing this error ?

    I am getting this error when login into a few of my GMB accounts It is not happening for all my accounts ,but still seeing what you would normally when you search for a verified listing and getting the extra data in the KG and serp It only happens when trying to login to the dashboard...
  14. Chaddow

    Google refusing to remove a review despite police report

    Hello Everyone I was wondering if anyone has some advice for me on the next steps I could follow here The story so far :- Got an email from a location in the Netherlands which is part of a bigger group which I help manage. They wanted my help in removing everyone favorite thing a no text one...
  15. Chaddow

    New functionality for GMB Reviews

    Hi All Apologies if already posted somewhere else but I saw this for the first time today Search box appears above reviews this enable users to search the text within all reviews for a given location, so for example this is a restaurant that I manage and if you type in steak it only shows...
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    Problem with adding managers to locations for use with the API

    Hello Everyone I was wondering weather anyone else was having a problem with adding managers to a location over the last few days I have set up the google my business API on a gmail that my whole company can access and as is explained here Google Groups You can only have one email white...
  17. Chaddow

    How to influence local finder ads

    Hello Everyone I was wondering how everyone else approached getting visibility for there clients in the local finder ad slots You can see the position I mean in the attached screenshot Is it through citation work or PPC activity? The best info google has is here...
  18. Chaddow

    Removing a Google Virtual Tour /See Inside from a Business

    I have been contacted by one of my clients and they wish for a Virtual Tour for there business to be removed from the knowledge graph and GMB. The marketing team I am in contact with do not have the details of the person who did it for them in 2015, and when viewing it from the knowledge graph...
  19. Chaddow

    Strange things happening with review responses around the world

    Hello again everyone In my normal monthly checks for my clients GMB profiles, since last Wednesday I have started to see the HTML elements including <br> in the review responses generated by the business owners within the GMB dashboard This is affecting all my clients and not isolated to...
  20. Chaddow

    Local SEO Training inside an agency

    Hi Everyone I was looking for some thoughts from the experts on here on the up coming training sessions I am going to run within my agency to give everyone an understanding of what I do day to day as the person who specialises in Local SEO It is designed for all skill levels Here are the...
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