Video verification is now available for Google Business Profiles

In this week’s video, I’m sharing some exciting news – video verification is now available for Google Business Profiles! In the past, you had to request a postcard with a verification PIN, but that meant waiting anywhere from 10 to 14 business days for the postcard to arrive. Now, Google is offering video verification, which should make things much easier and faster. Watch the video for all the details.

Greg’s SEO presentation from the IS20G conference

In this week’s episode, I’m sharing a recording of my entire presentation from last week’s Internet Sales 20 Group conference in Philadelphia. It was our first conference of 2022, and the slides are packed with actionable tips to help you gain more visibility in local searches. This episode is longer than normal – about 37 minutes – but it’s definitely a don’t-miss episode!

Missing reviews on GBP? Here’s why…

Lately, many businesses have been complaining about review problems with Google Business Profiles. Customers are leaving reviews and they’re not showing up – even though the customer can see the review. Also, businesses have been losing reviews at an alarming pace. In this week’s episode, I explain why these two problems are happening and what you should do if you’re struggling with missing reviews.

The 2021 Local Search Ranking Factors

The results of the 2021 Local Search Ranking Factors study have finally been released! Each year, the top 40-ish experts world-wide participate in the in-depth study, which aggregates the answers to give us all a better understanding of which signals matter the most for Local SEO. Check out the video for the updated info and a few high level insights…

Check your SEO with our scoring matrix

In this week’s episode, I share the details about our new SEO scoring matrix, which allows us to score any site on basic SEO principles. Check your own work, use it as a guide for what to do, or use it to hold your vendor partner accountable! If you’d like to get your site scored, shoot an email to [email protected] and I’ll knock it out for you!

Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

Welcome back to another episode of Local Search Tuesdays. This week’s episode is short and sweet, cause hey, it’s Thanksgiving this week and we know most of you are only thinking about turkey, football, and Black Friday deals right now.

I’ve posted a video every week since the beginning of 2020, and while this is pretty much a throwaway week with everyone off for the later part of the week, I didn’t want to break my streak, so I’m doing a quick little video.