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Fight Google My Business Spam

5 Useful Ways to Combat Google My Business Spam

February 17, 2020

Google My Business is a useful tool for local businesses and their customers alike. However, it becomes a lot less useful for everyone when it is taken over by spam. In the long term, this includes the spammers themselves. Why is Google My Business Spam so Much of a Problem? As GMB grows, so does…

Google My Business Account Suspended

Google Business Profile Suspended? What To Do Next

January 20, 2020

Your Google Business Profile is key to how customers find you – in fact, 64% of consumers use it to find a business’s contact details and address, get directions, etc. But more and more business owners log on to a nightmare – a bright red SUSPENDED next to their listing. Having their Google Business Profile…

Consistent Business Listings matter for SEO

Do my Business Listings and Location Information Really Affect my SEO Rankings?

November 22, 2017

Do Consistent Business Listings Really Affect Your SEO Rankings? I wanted to use my holiday vacation time to share the following post. It is about recent conversations I have had with friends, prospects, and people that want to know more about SEO and the competitive factors that help them rank higher. Specifically their business listings.…

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Your Business Listings/Citations Data Consistency Matters. How to Fix it Now!

February 26, 2017

Why Your Business Listings/Citations Consistency Matters As a small business owner today, you need to make sure your business can be found by the people looking online for your goods and services. In this Local SEO Fundamentals article, we will explore why your business listings/citations consistency matters and is an important component of your local…

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