Can The Services, Products and About Sections Of Multi-Location GMBs Be Nearly Identical For Initial Optimization?

By April

In Hump Day Hangouts episode 218, one participant asked if it is okay to have nearly identical content for the services, products and about sections of multi-location GMB pages.

The exact question was:

For my plant nursery client with 28 locations across Texas's GMBs. I know the daily posts need to be unique for each, but as I optimize them initially the SERVICES, PRODUCTS and ABOUT sections can be nearly identical, correct (minus city name worked in, etc.)?

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Would Assigning A Custom Domain Affect The Current Rankings Of A GSite?

By April

 

In episode 228 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if assigning a custom domain affect the current rankings of a GSite.

The exact question was:

Hello, hope you guys are well.
I have a G site that I was working on and it started to rank. I want to assign a custom domain to it. Domain is brand new and not even indexed in G. Is there a chance that I might lose the rankings or new domain will simply change the long G url? Any timing that I need to be aware of?
Best regards.

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What Is The Ideal Number Of Videos To Include In A YouTube Playlist For Ranking?

By April

In episode 218 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked about the ideal number of videos one should include in a YouTube playlist for ranking purposes.

The exact question was:

I'm going through YouTube Silo Academy (it's fantastic info!) and have a question about the size of playlists – if I create a playlist with, say, 20+ videos, is it going to be harder to rank? What's the ideal size?

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Does A Canonical URL Pointing To Itself Make It Appear As A Non-Duplicate Page?

By April

 

In the 228th episode of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if a canonical URL pointing to itself make it appear as a non-duplicate page.

The exact question was:

Does having a canonical url pointing to itself make it appear non-duplicate page? A site I am observing has 500 plus pages. All 500 are the exact same 300 word page, with the change in suburb. When I run a siteliner check, only a very small percentage of duplicate content appears. Most of the pages are skipped due to canonical url that points to itself. As a result I am guessing that the site doesn't appear as spam at all. It is also ranking number 1 for a ton of keywords. I can't seem to make the canonical tag work through Yoast seo. Any recommendations? Thanks a lot for replying to all these questions. I really appreciate it.

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Is It Okay To Upload The Same Video For Multiple Live Events?

By April

In episode 218 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if it is okay to upload the same video for multiple live events.

The exact question was:

Hey Guys.

Is it ok to upload the same video for multiple live events? These would be all targeting variations of the same keyword, so content wise the video should work for them.

Question is – would the video rankings suffer if I do so?

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What Type Of YouTube Ads Do You Use For Lead Gen Sites?

By April

In episode 228 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked what type of YouTube ads the team uses for lead gen sites.

The exact question was:

Can you explain what type of youtube ads do you use for lead gen sites? What do you show in the creative/ad?

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Should You Put All The @id Info On A Subdomain If You Have A WordPress Site Instead Of A GMB Mini Site?

By April

In episode 218 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if one should put all the @id info on a subdomain if you have a WordPress site instead of a GMB mini site.

The exact question was:

Hello hello. Had a question about the @id. If we have a WordPress site opposed to just the GMB mini site, would we put all the @id info on a subdomain. One thing I noticed in the Google documentation for Local Business Schema is this sentence:

If the business has multiple locations, make sure the @id is unique for each location.

So is it a good idea to structure it like:

city1.domain.com
city2.domain.com

If there is more than 1 location. And possibly city.domain.com if it's just 1 location?

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How Do You Create Quality WordPress And GMB Assets To Scale Up To 100k Per Month Quickly?

By April

 

In episode 228 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how does one create quality WordPress and GMB assets to scale up to 100k per month quickly.

The exact question was:

Hi Guys, how about would you go to create as many quality assets (GMB, or wordpress) as fast as possible. In other words, what would your plan be to scale to 100K per month as fast as possible. How many sites would you think it would take to create? Hiring quality/expensive service providers is included in the scenario. Thanks!

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Should You Change The Links To A New G-Site Page To Link Back To New Drive Stack Folder Files?

By April

In episode 218 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked if one should change the links of the new GSite page to link back to new drive stack folder files.

The exact question was:

Hi Folks,

I did the following with my DFY RYS stack to increase its power:

1. Created a new Folder on the main drive stack

2. Copied all the files and folders from the original main drive stack and put them in the new folders.

3. Created a new G site page for the new folder.

Questions:

1. Do the links on the new Gsite page have to be changed to link back to the new drive stack folder files? or can they continue to link to the original main drive stack files and folders?

2. Do you recommend I make any other changes to the new folders, files, and G site combination to turn on the ranking power?

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