Category: Listing Management

Get Listed on the Popular Mapping Apps with Advice Local

October 28th, 2021 by

Last week we looked at how using Google EAT (expertise, authoritativeness and trustworthiness) in combination with structured data can improve visibility in search and maps. This week we’ve got more maps-related updates, with a focus on mapping apps and the business data consumers find in these apps. Map Listings Matter to Local Businesses Location-specific searches are now a ubiquitous part of most smartphone users’ daily search habits. Whether it is […Read More]

Why Is Listing Management Important for Businesses?

September 30th, 2021 by

Last week we discussed Google pursuing verticalization through a growing list of Google My Business (GMB) attributes. Today we’re going to look into just why listing management is so important for businesses. Why Does Listing Management Matter for Businesses? As you know, business listing management is a key focus of what we do at Advice Local. We help agencies like yours ensure your business clients have accurate name, address and […Read More]

Consumers’ Trust of Business Listings – And How They Are Used

September 16th, 2021 by

We’ve talked a lot about Google My Business lately and just last week we tackled Apple Maps, their decision to prioritize the user experience – and how this will impact your local business clients. This week we’re taking a look at business listings, bad data, how it’s created and why to keep it updated. How Consumers Use Business Listings We know that Google expects to see accurate business listings, but […Read More]

Local Profiles Need Updating to Include COVID Delta Variant Precautions

August 10th, 2021 by

With COVID-19 numbers on the rise due to the Delta variant, it may be a good time to make sure the safety precautions your local business customers are taking are updated on their local profiles. Update These Local Profiles to Include COVID-19 Safety Precautions We actually talked with you last week about optimizing local profiles on Yelp, Bing & Google My Business. This week we are covering the added features […Read More]

Getting the Basics of Yelp, Bing & Google My Business Right

August 3rd, 2021 by

Today we’re going to take you back… back to the basics, because you have to get the basics right when it comes to helping your clients place in local searches. We’re going to cover the basics of listing management. We have an entire series on the basics of SEO, so we’ll skip covering that today. Our Basics of SEO Series Will Guide You Optimizing a Local Business Presence for Search […Read More]

Why Every Local Business Needs An Apple Maps Listing

July 6th, 2021 by

Our team just attended the Rocks Digital Marketing Conference, as they do every year. For our agency partners that attended, it was great to see you online. Today we’re going to share the highlights from Eric Shanfelt of Local Marketing Institute’s presentation, Why and How to Claim an Apple Maps Listing. Why You Need to Claim the Apple Maps Listing Andrew Shotland of Local SEO Guide estimates there are 100 […Read More]

DexKnows Joins Advice Local’s Data Amplifier Network

June 3rd, 2021 by

We’re dedicated to providing the best listing management solutions available to our agency, brand and local marketing partners. And when we get the chance to add a new high-quality directory to our Data Amplifier Network, we jump on it. DexKnows Is Now Available in Advice Local’s Listing Management Solution Today we get to share that DexKnows has been added to our network. For all of our platform partners, if you […Read More]

All Listings Management Services Are Not Created Equal

April 22nd, 2021 by

If you’ve been paying close enough attention over the last few months, you may have noticed I’ve been walking you through our Advice Local partner dashboard and all the features available. Today, I’m going to dig into our listing management solution a bit more. There Is More to Consider Than Price When Choosing a Listing Management Partner While you may think listings management services are all the same, and that […Read More]

World, Meet the Google Authority Score

November 10th, 2020 by

Today I’d like to introduce you to the Google Authority Score. For some of our partners, you may have already spotted this feature within your dashboard. To have this feature available to you, connect our dashboard with the account that manages your clients’ Google My Business (GMB) listings. You can read about our GMB Sync feature and how to set it up here. Advice Local Introduces the Google Authority Score […Read More]

The Ins and Outs of Online Visibility for Local Businesses

April 29th, 2019 by

The days of competing with local businesses via storefront window displays and newspaper ads are long gone. Sure, traditional methods of advertising still hold value, but it’s pretty much impossible for any business to survive without online visibility – particularly a local business. It’s just the way of the world nowadays. Without an optimized presence online, local businesses will struggle to stay relevant and appeal to local customers. In fact, […Read More]