Business Listings

Get to Know the GMB Expert Program with Gold Product Expert Krystal Taing

By |2020-01-02T13:30:05-08:00January 9, 2019|Business Listings, Google Business Profile|

Looking for unbiased, proven local marketing advice? The Google My Business Community Forum is a great place to connect with vetted experts like Krystal Taing, our Listings Management Product Specialist here at Rio SEO. Krystal is a Gold Product Expert in the GMB Forum, where volunteer users from all backgrounds come to ask questions or look for advice about their local marketing issues.

Rio SEO Delivers Local Business Listings Management and Insights to Brands with New Yelp Partnership

By |2019-12-13T02:51:24-08:00November 14, 2018|Business Listings, Local SEO|

Rio SEO and Yelp work together to give multi-location brands with local business listings a holistic view of the customer journey.  Yelp Knowledge is a program which allows official partners direct access to Yelp ratings, local business reviews and other data. Ultimately, its goal is to deliver marketing data analytics and actionable business intelligence to

Your Local Strategy for the Holidays

By |2019-07-02T11:38:14-07:00October 9, 2018|Business Listings, Local SEO|

Besides it being the busiest shopping season of the year, there’s plenty of reason to get excited about the upcoming holidays. We’re talking about more than what’s in your stocking! Major updates and new features in local search are giving multi-location brands not only greater insight into online consumer engagement, but a myriad ways to

Replay: Elements of an Effective Local Reviews Strategy

By |2019-07-02T11:46:03-07:00April 13, 2018|Business Listings, Local SEO|

Online local business reviews impact sales and can make or break your reputation or brand. That applies equally to retailers, contractors, dentists and plastic surgeons. In fact, 88% of consumers say they trust reviews as much as personal recommendations. As a result, reviews have become a critical part of local SEO tools. Moreover, enterprises large

Why Does Google Keep Changing My Hours?

By |2022-01-13T12:37:29-08:00March 14, 2018|Business Listings, Google Business Profile|

Despite continuous updates and management of local listings, sometimes inaccurate information is still published on Google. Even with the regular location data updates, we push via our API, a large number of locations have "Suggested Updates" from Google. This is an increase of up to 10%, for some brands. How is this happening? To clarify,

Top 4 Google My Business Updates We Love for Enterprise Local

By |2021-01-22T07:13:08-08:00February 12, 2018|Business Listings, Google Business Profile|

How do we love Google? Let us count the ways… it’s the ultimate matchmaker for motivated, on-the-go consumers seeking local answers to their immediate needs. Four in five people use search engines to find information about their surroundings. Moreover, 50% who conduct a local search on their smartphone will visit a store that same day.

The Multi-Location Business Guide to Recent Google My Business Updates

By |2021-01-21T09:57:44-08:00September 7, 2017|Business Listings, Google Business Profile|

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