What URL Should You Use When Ordering The RYS Stack?

By April

In Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts episode 253, one viewer asked what URL should one use when ordering the RYS stack.

The exact question was:

What url should I for GMB when ordering the RYS Stack.

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How To Get The Embed Code From The GMB Listing Mini Website?

By April

In Hump Day Hangouts episode 253, one participant asked how to get the embed code from the GMB listing mini website.

The exact question was:

Can you show us how to get the embed code from the GMB mini-website? thanks!

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Did You Update Your Press Releases With The Recent Rollout Of Rel=”Sponsored” And Rel=”UGC” Tags?

By April

In episode 253 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if Semantic Mastery has updated their press releases with the recent rollout of rel=” sponsored” and rel=” UGC” tags.

The exact question was:

How are press releases affected and changing with the new tags (sponsored, ugc,…) and search quality rater guidelines google just introduced? Did you update your submissions already?

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How Do We Know If Our Ranking Efforts Have An Impact On Moving The Listing Closer In The 3-Pack?

By April

In episode 253 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how to know if our ranking efforts have an impact on moving the listing closer to the 3-pack.

The exact question was:

By the way, you mentioned previously that the order of the GMB listings that show up after you click “”More Places”” at the bottom of the 3-Pack is primarily based on their proximity to the searcher and not as much on their “”ranking signals””, but if “”ranking signals”” are a significant factor in getting into the 3-Pack, why isn't it the same for the listings that aren't in the 3-Pack, and how do we check if our ranking efforts are having any impact on moving the listing closer to being in the 3-Pack? . . . Thanks again

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Is YouTube A Good Backlink Source For GMB Since It’s Authoritative And Is Owned By Google?

By April

 

In episode 253 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if YouTube is a good backlink source for GMB since it's authoritative and is owned by Google.

The exact question was:

Anyway, since YouTube is a Google property with lots of “”authority power””, I'm guessing that it would be a good idea to include it as a backlink source to help a GMB listing rank in the 3-Pack. Is that correct?, . .. and, if so, other than uploading a few niche-related videos to a niche optimized YT channel and including the GMB url in their descriptions, what else, if anything, can you do to use YouTube to help rank a GMB listing?

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Google Limiting 20 GMB Listings & Discussion About Minor Google Updates/Glitches

By April

 

In episode 253 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer mentioned Google's updates on limiting 20 listings on the GMB dashboard.

The exact question was:

Hi Guys, . . . I can't thank you enough for the help you provide on Hump Days, so thank you VERY much AGAIN (smile) . . . . I'm sure you probably know this already, but Google is now limiting the total number of GMB listings shown to just 20

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Is It A Bad Idea To Build Out An Existing Drive Stack/GSite If The New Drive Elements Are Based On Other Business’ Brand Name Keywords?

By April

In episode 253 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if it is a bad idea to build out an existing drive stack/Gsite if the new Drive elements are based on other business' brand name keywords.

The exact question was:

Is it a bad idea to build out an existing Drive Stack/G Site if the new Drive elements and G Site pages are based on other business's brand name keywords? For example, you have an affiliate site and one of your money site's pages is “”Bowflex Review”” or “”Playstation Review””. Thanks!

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Which DFY SEO Services Would You Recommend To Rank A Local Real Estate Lead Gen Site Faster?

By April

 

In episode 253 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked what DFY SEO service would the team recommend to rank a local real estate lead gen site faster.

The exact question was:

Which of your DFY services would you recommend for the following scenarios to rank fast? 1. Local Lead Gen for an agent working with a certain radius (Rank for main KW and sub domains for each city)

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Do You Have A New Strategy In Verifying GMB Pages?

By April

In episode 253 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if Marco has a new strategy in verifying GMB pages.

The exact question was:

Marco, when you are testing a new strategy how do you verify it works? How do you ensure it is because of that new strategy? And how do you track results these days with Google showing everyone individualized search answers.

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