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How to Start Using Google My Business

How to get started with Google My Business, Google’s one-stop dashboard for managing how Google displays your business for customers who want to find you.

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Google My Business Seeks to Help Confused Small Businesses Who Want to Use its Services

Google today announced “Google My Business (Google.com/business),” an attempt to provide a single-point gateway to the array of products and services the search giant provides to help run and promote a small business.

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What a Scam Call From Someone Claiming to be From Google Sounds Like

A 28-second scam call from a con-artist claiming to be from Google

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Google Goes Local & Leverages Google Maps to Promote Small Business Listings

Google announced today that its Get Your Business Online (GYBO.com) initiative is expanding to a city-by-city program with the slogan, Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map.

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Visit Your Google My Business Account Regularly or Risk it Becoming Unverified

Regularly log into your Google My Business account to confirm that your business information is current and accurate.

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Updated Android, iOS Google Maps Street View App Let’s You Shoot, Upload 360-degree Business Interior Photos (Review)

Google Maps Street View app makes it easy to create interior or exterior 360 degree photos of a business. And uploading it to Google Maps is a snap.

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Google Promotes Power of Photos for Small Business Online Holiday Marketing

To help small businesses spruce up their online presence, Google has created a special version of its local-marketing hub.

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How to Update Your Google Business Listing Directly on the Search Results Page

You can now edit your Google business listing directly on the desktop and mobile versions of the information preview boxes found on a Google search results page. Here’s how.

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Alert: Fake Locksmiths Using Google Listings to Scam Customers, Harm Legitimate Small Businesses | 2016

Sophisticated scams using thousands of fake Google small business listings are conning customers and driving them away from legitimate small businesses.

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Provide Your Website Visitors What They Want The Most: Answers

Google knows people don’t want a search engine, they want an answer machine.

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4 Things Google Wants You To Know About Mobile Advertising | 2016

Even when Google is promoting itself, it’s worth paying attention if what they are saying is directed at small, local merchants.

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Google Maps Tweaks Design, Adds Business Photo Carousel | 2016

A cleaner look and more information about your business.

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The Eight Top Customer Complaints About Local Merchants | 2016

Handling customer complaints is one of those areas where most local businesses drop the ball.

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Google+ Data Exits Google My Business Dashboard, Replaced With Data from Search, Maps Listings | 2016

Google adds more data on how people find your Google business listing

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Google Rolls Out Anti-Interstitial Penalty | 2017

Announced last year, Google starts penalizing interstitial ad

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How to Get a ‘Temporarily Closed’ Message on Your Google Business Listing | February 2017

Help for those who need a seasonal “temporarily closed” tag on your Google business listing.

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Google’s App Can Tap Customers Straight to Your Business | 2017

Another reason to make sure your Google business page is up to date.

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Google’s Mobile App Gets Personal, Local | 2017

Google’s mobile app uses information like location and previous preferences in providing search results.

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How to Add More Information-Specific URLs to Your Google Listings | 2017

Google listings now offer your business the ability to have multiple links for setting up an appointment, reserving a table, placing an order, etc.

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How to Manage Your Business Listing Without Leaving Google Search

Now you don’t have to use Google My Business to update your listing.