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Google My Business Expands Menu Editor To Support Service Menus

Google has expanded the ability for more businesses to add their services to their menus. This includes not just restaurant owners, but other services businesses as well. In order to access this, log in to your Google My Business listing, click on the info tab and select the add or edit services icon: After that, add your services to [...]

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You Can Now Add Your Business Description In Google My Business

In an announcement made by Google on Twitter, it's now possible to add a business description to your Google local listings directly within Google My Business.  The business description can show yup in the local knowledge panel in search or in Google Maps for the business. The feature was seen coming, and it now seems to be [...]

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Google Adding Business Descriptions In Google My Business & Local Panel

Google is considering adding a feature in Google My Business which would allow business owners to add descriptions that appear in the local panel in search results.  Both @deegs20 and @maulikpanchal posted screen captures of this in action.  The feature was removed back in 2016 when they dropped the Google+ support, but it seems to be added back via the Google My [...]

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Google My Business Updates The Directions Heatmap In Insights Reporting

Google My Business has made an update to the Insights analytics tool found in Google My Business.  This update allows business owners to see a heat map of locations from which searchers request directions to their businesses. In an announcement by Allyson Wright, the community manager for Google My Business, Google has "made some changes to your [...]

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Google’s New #SmallThanks Hub Automatically Creates Digital & Printed Marketing Assets For SMBs

Google, in a move to help SMBs and drive up its verified business listings, has launched #SmallThanks Hub, which is an online resource that creates customized digital marketing content and printed materials based on Google reviews. “Simply search for your business name on the site, and we’ll automatically create posters, social media posts, window clings, [...]

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Where To Go Next With Your Google My Business Listing

In regard to digital marketing and search engine optimization, the devil is in the details.  Even the smallest choices can possibly have dramatic effects on  our web presence and search visibility.  This is most evident in Google My Business (GMB). GMB optimization has quickly become something of a cottage industry within the broader scope of [...]

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As A Business, You Can Now Sign Up To Add Booking Buttons To Your Google Local Results

Back in July, booking buttons were added by Google to some local panel results.  Now, these buttons are being opening that up to more local businesses by integrating with their "scheduling partners" directly from the Google My Business console. After logging into your Google My Business account, you might see a new button in the console named "sign up for bookings" [...]

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