New Research Shows How to Win in Local Search via @sejournal, @martinibuster

New research from Silicon Valley agency Milestone Internet reveals how local and organic search generate more traffic, produce higher engagement rates and it converts at higher revenue rates per transaction…

Google Explains Importance of GMB for Local Search via @sejournal, @martinibuster

Google’s John Mueller answered a question about the difference in SEO between an informational search query and a query for a local service. Mueller answers the question and followed up…

Top GMB Insights Trends Enterprise Brands Need to Know via @sejournal, @martinibuster

New research from Rio SEO shows dramatic effects on local search and offers insights into how to be more effective in monitoring search habits at the local level and leverage…

Google: How to Increase Offline Sales for Local Businesses

Google published a guide on four ways to drive local search traffic to an offline local business and make more sales. It’s a good reminder that Google is more than…

Wix and Google Announce GMB Integration

Wix and Google announced an expanded partnership that integrates Google My Business (GMB) directly within Wix. Businesses can now access GMB data, customer interactions and manage their  profile directly from…

Google Maps Lets Users Add Photos Without Leaving a Review

Google Maps is introducing three new ways for users to add helpful content for others, including the ability to share photos without leaving a review. The Google Maps features announced…

Wix vs WordPress? Mueller Says Solve Content Issues

Someone tweeted their intention to build a Wix site to test how well it ranks for local search compared to WordPress. John Mueller responded with a series of helpful suggestions,…

Google Maps Search Trends For January 2021

Google is sharing insights about trending searches in Google Maps, a rare set of search data which may assist local marketers. Local search data for the month of January traditionally…

Google Maps Rolls Out 4 New Features

Google Maps has four new features to improve the experience for users as well as businesses who use the platform to reach customers. Here’s a look at everything new in…

Google My Business Changes to Insights & Video Uploads

Google My Business is giving business owners more data to work with in a series of updates to performance reports. The most important of these updates is the ability to…