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How To Remove Google Reviews (Complete Guide)

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

Not all Google reviews are equal (or fair). Removing Google reviews can be a tricky and time consuming process. On top of that, there is no guarantee that it will be removed because there is no delete review button on Google Business Profiles (formerly called Google My Business). However, some reviews are more likely to […]

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Google My Business Logo Sizing & Upload Guide

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

The recommended size for Google My Business Logos is 720px X 720px, and should be uploaded as a JPG or PNG that’s between 10KB and 5MB in size. Once uploaded and properly sized, the logo will display in search engines results, when a photo is posted, and for replies to reviews. Update: Google My Business […]

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How To Add Social Media Profiles To Google My Business

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

Google will feature social media profiles on Google Business Profiles (Google My Business listings) if the profiles are relevant and prominent. Although social media profiles cannot be directly added to listings, it’s possible to control indirectly. Follow these steps to get social media profiles featured on a Google My Business listing: Add your website link […]

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How To Find The Google My Business URL (3 Simple Steps)

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

Once you’ve set up a Google My Business Listing, you’ll be able to generate a link (URL) for sharing reviews, linking to directions, and building links to your profile. Here’s how to find the Google My Business URL: Log into Google My Business Click the Share review form button Copy the review link 1. Log […]

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How To Write A Google My Business Description For SEO (with Examples)

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

Google My Business descriptions are one of the first places users look for more information about a business, and one of the most long-debated Local SEO ranking factors. Debates over the 750 characters aside, I’ve always ranked without using exact match keywords, and have always taken a more objective (and human) approach. Follow these steps […]

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Google My Business Cover Photos (5 SEO Tips to Increase Engagement)

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

Google my business cover photos are shown prominently in Google Search, and are often the first images users see upon viewing your listing. Follow these 5 SEO tips for Google My Business cover photos to incentivize customer engagement and conversions, and leverage your listing to its fullest extent: Photo is in-focus and high resolution Cover […]

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Google My Business Photos: How To Properly Size & Optimize Uploads

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

Google My Business photo uploads can generate a ton of engagement for your listing. Use this guide to properly size and optimize photos for your listing. Businesses that add photos to their Business Profiles receive 42% more requests for directions on Google Maps, and 35% more click-throughs to their websites than businesses that don’t. Use […]

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How To Improve Rankings Using Local Business Schema Markup

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

Local Schema Markup can be used to help improve local keyword rankings. Here’s what you need to know to boost visibility: What Is Schema Markup? How Local Schema Markup Can Impact Rankings LocalBusiness Schema Schema Markup Examples Testing & Troubleshooting Schema What is Schema Markup? Schema Markup was created by Schema markup was created by […]

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Local Viking Review: Google My Business Tracking Dashboard

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

Review Software: LocalViking Website: localviking.com Rating: 5.0 Overview: Local Viking is a Google My Business management software that makes it possible to schedule GMB Posts, Track Local Pack rankings, upload photos, and manage reviews – all from a single dashboard. Local Viking is a Google My Business management software that makes it possible to schedule […]

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How To Set Up A Google My Business Listing

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

Before even creating a listing, it’s important to know the Google My Business ranking factors. Knowing which factors influence rankings will help ensure that the listing is properly created and optimized. Google My Business plays a major role in Local SEO and online visibility. This is because over 88% of local searches result in a […]

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What Are Local Citations? (The Beginner Friendly Guide For SEO)

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

A key component of local rankings are attributed to Local Citations or Citation Building. This is because they contribute a considerable amount to Google’s Local Rankings Factors (approximately 10%). In this Local Citations SEO Guide, I’ll cover: What Are Local Citations? The Different Types of Local Citations How To Build Local Citations How To Automate […]

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Google My Business Categories for Auto Repair Shops

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

There are 100s of Google My Business categories to choose from, and not all of them are relevant for auto repair shops. When setting up a Google My Business listing for an auto repair shop, choosing Google My Business categories is one of the first things to do. Whether you’re creating a new listing, or […]

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Google My Business Checklist & GMB Audit Template

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

Use this Google My Business checklist and audit template to improve local rankings, traffic, and lead generation for your business. Get The Template in Facebook Messenger » I’ve used this exact template to get some massive SEO wins for local businesses… And it’s SUPER easy to use. To make advanced optimizations, get the GMB Audit […]

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Local Keyword Generator Tool

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

Use this Free Local Keyword Generator Tool to quickly create a list of high volume, relevant, and geo-modified keywords with just a couple clicks. Pro Tip: Get the Keyword Generator Template to quickly create geo modified keywords, and make the initial phase of keyword research SUPER easy. Keywords for local businesses are highly predictable… This […]

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How To Find Competitor Google My Business Categories (GMB Hack)

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

There are nearly 4,000 Google My Business categories, which makes it a bit hard to find what might be the most relevant. Instead of looking through 100s of categories, spy on the competition. Follow these steps to find competitor GMB categories: Go to Google Maps Find competitor’s Google Maps Listing Place mouse cursor next to […]

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Google My Business Categories (Complete List – 2022)

Posted by Dalton Luka · Last Updated:

There are 100s of categories to choose from, and a lot of them can seem a bit vague. In fact, there are nearly 4,000 categories, and Google doesn’t exactly provide any help on choosing what is best. What Are Google My Business Categories? How To Choose The Best Google My Business Categories How To Find […]

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