It's been on the horizon for months, looming for years, but now it's finally time - Google+ is no more. Google announced a few months ago that its struggling social network would finally be retired, but a recently-revealed security breach moved their final days from August 2019 to April 2019. Here is everything you need to know and do now that … [Read more...] about Google+ Is Shutting Down – Here’s What You Need to Do
Google My Business
If you've spent any time online, you've probably stumbled across Google My Business, even if you didn't recognize it right away. Ever search online for a service and then a map pops up or a little card appears at the side of the screen? That's Google My Business in action: We've talked a few times before about Google My Business, but with each … [Read more...] about What is Google My Business?
We've talked ad nauseam about how frustrating it is to use Google My Business, so forgive us if you're sick of hearing about it. But between Google+ and Google My Business, we get a lot of questions from our customers. And understandably! Google My Business is notoriously confusing and hard to use (sorry Google!). You might not even know what … [Read more...] about How to Update Your Google My Business Listing
So, Google. We need to talk. I appreciate everything you do for me - answering my stupid questions, giving me direction, helping me solve "who's that actor" arguments...but changing things and not telling anyone? That has got to stop. If you've dabbled in digital marketing, you've probably heard of Google+ or Google My Business. If not, you've … [Read more...] about Do I Need a Google+ Business Page?
You can't afford to ignore online reviews - your customers sure don't. 88% of consumers read reviews to determine the quality of a local business. Before ever picking up the phone, your customers will be searching for your online reviews. If you don't have any, they may not buy. But getting online reviews is a struggle many business owners face. … [Read more...] about How to Get Reviews
Oh Google, my Google. What would the internet be without that trusted blue G? Since its launch, Google has moved beyond its impressive title as the most frequently-used search engine to a suite of applications, marketing tools and social networks. Plain and simple: pleasing Google is good for business. If your potential customers can't find you … [Read more...] about Make Google Work For You With These 4 Videos
You missed the live broadcast, but above is the replay! We had a full house today for our in-person seminar, and so we're re-recording today's content for the web. Enjoy! Google announced a new feature last week to help businesses manage their online presence. The “Google My Business” tool allows business owners to update their search, maps and … [Read more...] about Getting Found with Google: Google My Business