Can you apply for bulk verification for Service Area businesses?

By |2018-10-09T15:26:23-07:00October 9, 2018|

No, Google requires that Service Area businesses are manually verified. If you have a bulk-verified account that includes brick and mortar locations but try changing a location to a service area, or add a new location that is a service area, it will revert to manual verification required.

How do I add managers to my locations in bulk?

By |2018-10-09T15:34:39-07:00October 9, 2018|

Only location owners can add managers. While you can add single managers in bulk, if you have different managers you want to add by location, it must be done manually (or via API). If you have a manager that you want to add to all or a set of your locations, you simply need to

Can you close locations in bulk?

By |2018-10-09T15:44:54-07:00October 9, 2018|

Yes, but not via import. You can multi-select a group of locations that you wish to close and ‘mark as permanently closed’. From here, you can either keep or remove the locations from your account. You can always store the closed locations in a subfolder separate from active locations, to avoid publishing incorrect data.

How does the new Google My Business Agency Dashboard impact me and my business?

By |2018-06-14T09:31:45-07:00June 13, 2018|

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

What is full service?

By |2018-06-13T16:11:29-07:00January 28, 2018|

“Set it and forget it” digital marketing tools that don’t work together won’t help you achieve local visibility. Rio SEO’s comprehensive suite of expert driven services and customized solutions is designed to meet all of your digital marketing needs. From robust reporting to content creation, whether you seek an expert full service or convenient self-service

What is Rio SEO’s Open Local Platform?

By |2018-06-13T16:11:29-07:00January 28, 2018|

The Open Local Platform is an advanced, local-centric Content Management System comprised of local marketing products built for optimal local content creation, management and reporting. This scalable suite of local marketing tools syndicates critical local data, from a single dashboard, and publishes it to over 420 directories, including Google, Bing, Facebook, Foursquare, Yelp and more.

What happens if my store locations’ hours are wrong?

By |2018-06-13T16:11:29-07:00January 28, 2018|

We’ve got you covered. A support specialist will update your hours in our centralized CMS system. Changes to the API will be updated in near real time, or via ad hoc updates from our team of experts--and of course, you have the ability to do it yourself, if you so desire.