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Google My Business API v4.3 Has Been Released

Google recently released an update to the Google My Business API, which is the method developers can use to get data from Google My Business.  Version 4.3 of this new update brings the addition of Q&A APIs, which allows you to retrieve questions, post answers and provide FAQs.  You can even read reviews in bulk, report [...]

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Google My Business Insights To Get More Recent Data

Google announced its help forums that Google My Business Insights, the analytics for Google My Business users, will soon have more recent data to look at. Kara from Google said, “we’ve made improvements to ensure that your Insights data is more up-to-date….To give you a more accurate idea of how your listing is performing, you’ll now see Insights data [...]

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Google My Business Rolls Out Feature For New Businesses, Updates Local Service Area Settings

Over the weekend, Google My Business added the ability to announce the day you're business is opening directly in Google Maps and changed how it manages businesses that are within specific service areas. Google began testing this feature back in September, in which it shows a business listing in Google Maps before it opens. The listing communicates to [...]

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Google My Business Insights Adds Branded Search Reporting

It is possible, with Google My Business Insights, to filter your analytics to show how many people found your business in Google local maps through branded searches. Now, you'll be able to see the percentage of people who find your business on Google in maps and local search through either searching your company name, company brands and generic keywords [...]

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Google Adds New ‘Family-Led’ Attribute To Google My Business Profile

Joining the women-led and veteran-led icons, Google has added a brand new attribute option to the Google My Business profiles for businesses.  Enter the new family-led icon for your Google local listings.  This new attribute is available to be selected when you edit your business information in the Google My Business center. This is an offshoot of [...]

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6 Ways The August Core Algorithm Update Impacted Local Business

At Sterling Sky, who only work in the small business (SMB) market, and are particularly interested in seeing how Google’s recent algorithm update impacted local search. Joy Hawkins spent the last few weeks analyzing dozens of sites in depth, diving into ranking charts and before-and-after screen shots to see exactly what changed with this recent update. Below are the [...]

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