Google My Business Removes Ability to Edit Description – What It Means & What’s Next

By |2017-12-15T11:58:34-07:00August 5th, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As some observant clients have noted this week, it’s no longer possible to edit your business description in the Google My Business dashboard. But what does this mean for businesses and marketers, particularly those managing hundreds or even thousands of location listings? Google Confirms Removal of Editing “My Business” Description In an August 1 update

How Google My Business Connects Local Businesses in the Moments That Matter #LSS2016

By |2017-12-15T11:58:36-07:00April 27th, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

The online and offline worlds are blurring. Through mobile, the internet now touches most local activities and offline purchases – and the pace of change is accelerating. In the opening keynote at Rio SEO’s Local Search Summit (#LSS2016) in San Diego, Google My Business Content Strategist Willys DeVoll shared Google’s perspective on this rapidly evolving

Mastering the New Google My Business API: A Guide for Enterprise Brands

By |2019-02-26T01:04:36-07:00April 15th, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , |

In mid-December, Google launched its new Google My Business API, allowing brands and developers alike to automate the management of their business listings without the need for bulk files and tedious spreadsheets. Now, local marketers can create and edit locations via the API, but also manage special hours, control access at the local level, set