Google gave business locations an additional opportunity to enhance their local visibility with an update to ‘Offers,’ a type of Google Post, recently. The change gives Offers more dedicated space within the local panel and allows businesses to load up to 10 Offers in the carousel. “The new layout introduces a dedicated space for business owners to feature their most recent offers—making a quick decision for their potential customers even easier,” GMB Senior Product Manager Amir Fish wrote in the feature announcement.
If you weren't able to attend the most recent LocalU in beautiful Santa Monica, California, you missed out on more than just the sunshine. Check out Rio's Krsytal Taing's article to gain some insight on all the highlights from this intensive one-day event.
Search engine evolution, new technologies, and rapidly changing consumer behavior are driving massive changes across the local search landscape. In this webinar you will learn how enterprise brands can focus in on the most impactful local search tactics and strategies for their hundreds or thousands of individual locations.
Search engine evolution, new technologies, and rapidly changing consumer behavior are driving massive changes across the local search landscape. In this webinar recap you will learn how enterprise brands can focus in on the most impactful local search tactics and strategies for their hundreds or thousands of individual locations.
Last week, Google officially launched the new Agency Dashboard. The impact it could have on your agency or business depends on how you had previously set up and managed businesses within GMB. Whether you were managing individual locations or bulk verified and chain accounts is also a factor. For agencies managing individual locations and SMB brands,
I'm Krystal Taing and I lead local listing management strategy for global enterprise brands here at Rio SEO. I recently attended the LocalU Advanced training in Austin, Texas. LocalU Advanced packed sessions with information, inspiration and conversations all about my favorite topic: the latest in local search. Local experts from all industries gathered in Austin,
Google My Business is evolving at a rapid clip to keep pace with the needs and wants of constantly connected consumers. Every few weeks, it seems, an exciting new capability or updated functionality comes out. Each update extends your local reach and visibility--if you know how to optimize for it. Recently, we’ve seen GMB give
The holiday shopping season is almost upon us and this year, 80% of consumers will be using a search engine to find information about businesses in their local area. They’ll be using voice assistants and mobile devices as well as desktop. Moreover, they expect to be able to find local businesses to fulfill their immediate
Changes are constantly happening across the Google My Business landscape--changes that affect your business and consumers’ ability to find it in their critical moments of need. Our Local Business Listings team has been tracking these recent changes across several categories like Google Local Q&A, Google Posts, and Local Business URLs. If you’ve heard of a