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Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session January 20, 2023 [Video]

Each week, Greg and Ben answer your questions on digital marketing for local businesses. Ask any question about local search engine optimization (SEO), Google Business Profile, social media, email marketing, websites and online advertising.Get our email updates – https://localmarketinginstitute.com Attend our live Q&A sessions – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/qaJoin our Facebook group – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/groupSubscribe to our podcast – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/podcast // THIS WEEK’S QUESTIONS //-Google has added UGC content restrictions.-New Apple Business Connect.-State of Local Search event in 2023.-GBP posts are gone.-Rising stars in SEO.-Companies scamming Local Services Ads PSA.-Can you have multiple GBPs for the same business?-How do I change my profile picture on GBP?-Is call tracking good to use?-How do I verify my GBP with Search Console?-What part will ChatGPT play in creating content for local businesses?-Why am I not receiving my verification postcard?-Where do I go to get the block removed for reviews?-Why cant I add my website to my GBP?Learn more at https://www.localmarketinginstitute.com/

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Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session with Tricia Clements January 6, 2023 [Video]

Each week, Greg and Ben answer your questions on digital marketing for local businesses. Ask any question about local search engine optimization (SEO), Google Business Profile, social media, email marketing, websites and online advertising.Get our email updates – https://localmarketinginstitute.com Attend our live Q&A sessions – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/qaJoin our Facebook group – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/groupSubscribe to our podcast – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/podcast // THIS WEEK’S QUESTIONS //-2023 predictions. -Upcoming events in 2023.-Local Services Ads has added a dentists category.-How do I set up services under GBP categories? -Which features in GBP are harder to find in the In Search Experience?-Why can’t I get to the old GBP dashboard even with multiple listings?-Why am I not getting emails from Suggest and Edits?-What should I do about LSA spam?-Should I use the AI ChatGPT?-How do I use GA4 analytics?-Is it okay to use the Q&A from GBP on my website?-Is there a greater chance of GBP suspension when making edits as a ‘Manager’ as opposed to an ‘Owner”?-Why is my GBP not getting verified if everything on the GBP is compliant with the guidelines?-Can you have profiles combined?-Is there anyway to see all of the photos you have already uploaded?-Should I trust companies who guarantee removal of bad reviews?

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Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session with Joy Hawkins December 16, 2022 [Video]

Each week, Greg and Ben answer your questions on digital marketing for local businesses. Ask any question about local search engine optimization (SEO), Google Business Profile, social media, email marketing, websites and online advertising.Get our email updates – https://localmarketinginstitute.com Attend our live Q&A sessions – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/qaJoin our Facebook group – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/groupSubscribe to our podcast – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/podcast // THIS WEEK’S QUESTIONS //- Business can be removed from Google Maps and deleted. – Timeline for suspension is now 24 hours.- LocalU events to come in 2023.- Offer posts are available on Google Maps.- Visual guides for In Search Experience available. (related link)- Studies on local guides and reviews. (related link) – Product post no longer allow price ranges.- Are duplicate blog posts hurting traffic to my website? – Is there something that explains how they aggregate data of photo views in GBP? – Why has my ranking on Local Falcon gone down?- Does having a slash and non-slash URL hurt SEO?- How do I use SEO to recover from bad press? – Do products show up in insights?- Which URL should I use to track categories for a multi-location business?- What else can I do to boost my GBP ranking when my website is fully optimized?- Should I use a Spanish homepage for tracking?- What should I do if I want to rebrand and there is a previous GBP listing that hasn’t been claimed?- Does using 360 photos help with visibility in Google Maps?- Does using Local Service Ads help me rank quickly?- Is there any benefit to reposting a Google Review as a Google Post on GBP?- Why can’t I list my website on my GBP?

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Local SEO and Marketing Q&A Session November 4, 2022 [Video]

Each week, Greg and Ben answer your questions on digital marketing for local businesses. Ask any question about local search engine optimization (SEO), Google Business Profile, social media, email marketing, websites and online advertising.Get our email updates – https://localmarketinginstitute.com Attend our live Q&A sessions – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/qaJoin our Facebook group – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/groupSubscribe to our podcast – https://localmarketinginstitute.com/podcast // THIS WEEK’S QUESTIONS //-Google continues fixing suspension issues.-New In Search Experience now fully available.-Why are my Products being rearranged on my GBP?-Is there any benefit to posting more than once a week?-Can I use the agency dashboard to be invited by a suspended account?-How do I make Google Posts more engaging?-What type of page should I implement structured data for local business?-What should I do if my profile is considered a duplicate?-Is it okay to use emojis in GBP listing names?-Why are my listings being marked as permanently closed?-How do I send a maps link for the reinstatement form when I can’t capture it with In Search Experience?-I can no longer crop photos for posts because of In Search Experience – will that functionality be added back in? -Is there a way to see who has edit access on your listing with In Search Experience?-Google is changing primary categories – will I risk suspension if I change it back?-I got suspended for a duplicate listing and haven’t heard back from Google after sending documentation – what should I do?-Do keywords in reviews impact ranking for those keywords? -Is the SERP feature the only way to edit GBP now?-Is it ok to use animated Gifs in the GBP services or products area ?-Why are Local Service Ad leads dropping?