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11 Tips for Optimizing your Google My Business Listing

You may already have a Google My Business (GMB) listing in place, but is it completely optimized? Filling out your Google My Business profile is just the first step. It…

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Getting Started with Google My Business

What is Google My Business? Google My Business is a free tool that powers Google Maps. In Google My Business, you can create and manage your Google Maps listing. These…

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How to Change Business Hours on Google

Local businesses are facing a dynamic time. If your business’s daily operations have been impacted by Coronavirus, then it is important to update your hours of operation online. Learn how to update your hours on Google.

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How to Respond to Google Reviews

Customer feedback — both the good and the bad — is a great opportunity to grow your business by fostering trust. Learn how to respond to Google Reviews with our helpful, step by step guide.

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Keyword Research for Local Businesses

It might be easier than you think to discover which specific keywords will cause your local business to show up in the search results (and therefore drive sales).

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Getting Started with Schema for Local Businesses

Ever wonder how Google includes star ratings, FAQs, or how long it will take to make a recipe directly on the search engine results page? It’s via schema markup. In…

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Google My Business without an Address

It’s possible to have a Google Maps listing without publicly sharing your address. This is great for service area businesses, especially those that may be operated out of a personal…

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Google My Business without Reviews

Have you hesitated to create a Google My Business because you fear that someone will leave a bad review for your business? Have you wondered if you could have a…

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Can I Call Google My Business?

Well, you used to be able to call Google My Business. They even have the phone number available still, 1-844-491-9665. It will just tell you to visit their online support….

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What to Do: Google Marked My Business as Temporarily Closed

Here you are, you just found out that your business listing on Google Maps says “Temporarily Closed” and yet your business is actually OPEN? What do you do now? There…

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Google My Business with a P.O. Box

We are often asked, “Can I use a PO Box for Google My Business”? The short answer is no. Google does not allow remote locations such as P.O. Box on…

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What is Google Screened & Google Guaranteed

In recent years, Google has added a couple of badges to Local Service Ads. These include the Google Screened and Google Guaranteed badges. Having a trusted badge from Google can…

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11 Tips for Optimizing your Google My Business Listing

You may already have a Google My Business (GMB) listing in place, but is it completely optimized? Filling out your Google My Business profile is just the first step. It…

Read More

Getting Started with Google My Business

What is Google My Business? Google My Business is a free tool that powers Google Maps. In Google My Business, you can create and manage your Google Maps listing. These…

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Google My Business for Real Estate Agents

Are you a Realtor wondering if you should have a Google Maps listing? At Pathfinder SEO, we are often asked whether real estate agents should make their own Google My…

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small business is open

How to Change Business Hours on Google

Local businesses are facing a dynamic time. If your business’s daily operations have been impacted by Coronavirus, then it is important to update your hours of operation online. Learn how to update your hours on Google.

Read More
Google Review with Stars

How to Respond to Google Reviews

Customer feedback — both the good and the bad — is a great opportunity to grow your business by fostering trust. Learn how to respond to Google Reviews with our helpful, step by step guide.

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