Tag: GMB listings

What Is The Best Way Of Gaining Control With A GMB Page That Is Being Managed By An Ex-Partner With Embezzlement Issues?

  In episode 256 of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked about the best way of gaining control with a GMB page that is being managed by an ex-partner with embezzlement issues. The exact question was: Its been a while. Have been swamped appliyng the knowledge from your incredible, money produsing courses! Got time for Quick advice? Got a new client whose GMB is controlled by an ex-partner with whom they parted ways (embezzlement charges)… What, in your opinion, would be the best way to get control over their GMB? Contacting their ex-partner is not an option. ... Read more

How Can You Make Individual Home Listings Appear Higher In The SERPs For A Client Website?

In episode 256 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if it is possible to make individual home listings appear higher in SERPs for a client website. The exact question was: Hey guys, a real estate client asked me about what we can do to make individual home listings appear higher in the SERPs for our website. Apparently in his city it’s popular for people to search for a home by its address, like “”123 Main Street.”” The idea is that his page for 123 Main Street would appear on top of rival brokerages’, even though they’re the ... Read more

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

  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

How Can You Optimize A GMB Listing After You Have Claimed And Verify It?

  In episode 251 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how to optimize a GMB listing after you have claimed and verified it. The exact question was: By the way, this may be a dumb question but I’ll go ahead and ask it anyway (smile) . . . What, if any, things can you do to optimize a GMB listing after you have claimed and verified it that you can’t do before you claim and verify it? . . . Thanks again

Are Video Embeds On GMB Posts Useful When Ranking GMB Listings?

  In episode 250 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked if video embeds on GMB posts are useful when ranking GMB listings. The exact question was: By the way, you mentioned previously that we can create a GMB post with a video embedded in it and use the url for that post to run a MGYB Embed job, but will that provide any significant ranking power to the GMB listing or just for the post itself? . . . Thanks again

Weekly Digital Marketing Q&A – Hump Day Hangouts – Episode 249

Click on the video above to watch Episode 249 of the Semantic Mastery Hump Day Hangouts. Full timestamps with topics and times can be found at the link above. The latest upcoming free SEO Q&A Hump Day Hangout can be found at https://semanticmastery.com/humpday.   Announcement Adam: Alright, Hey everybody. Welcome to Hump Day Hangout. This is Episode 200. And I forgot to look at page 49 to 49. Holy moly. Alright, well, we’re getting there. We’re coming up on an anniversary here pretty quick. But first of all, just want to take a minute we’re going to stop say hello ... Read more

How Do You Change A GMB Listing’s Name Without Compromising Its Current Rankings?

  In Hump Day Hangouts episode 246, one participant asked how to change a GMB listing’s name without compromising its current rankings. The exact question was: Wondering how to handle this: My client is a local franchise store, 6 months in biz, his citations are messed up because I added a primary keyword to the company name in the GMB listing but that keyword is not on any citations. The GMB is listed as: [brand name + city + keyword + city]. His GMB is ranking great for the main keyword in a metro area but the citations show his ... Read more

What Schema Should You Use On City Pages That Do Not Have Separate GMBs?

In episode 246 of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked what schema should one use for city pages that do not have separate GMBs. The exact question was: Hey! Would type of schema would you recommend on city pages that do not have separate GMBs. Would you actually create citations or profiles for these city pages? By the way, I’m also loving the Press Advantage unlimited plan you all turned me onto last month. Thanks!

Weekly Digital Marketing Q&A – Hump Day Hangouts – Episode 247

Click on the video above to watch Episode 247 of the Semantic Mastery Hump Day Hangouts. Full timestamps with topics and times can be found at the link above. The latest upcoming free SEO Q&A Hump Day Hangout can be found at https://semanticmastery.com/humpday.   Announcement Bradley: You are already live so, by the way. Adam: Well, good. Well, behind the scenes. Welcome everybody to the show known as Hump Day hangouts where we outlast Google Hangouts. And we’ll explain a little bit about that. But first, I want to introduce everybody and let you know you’re in the right place ... Read more

What Do You Think Are The Niches That Have A Lot Of Spam Listings That Trigger Google’s Suspension?

In episode 244 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked about the niches that have a lot of spam listings that trigger Google’s suspension. The exact question was: Based on your experience, what are the niches, in addition to Pest Control, that you believe Google thinks have a lot of spam listings and that Google may have a “”trigger finger”” for regarding their suspension tirade for just editing a listing. . . . Thanks again