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Google My Business Posts – [Updated June 2018]

By Liz Eisworth | June 20, 2018

Google My Business (GMB) is a free tool for businesses to use to manage their presence on Google including in maps, search and the Google Local 3-Pack. It’s long been a not-so-secret weapon to help local businesses compete against national... Continue Reading »

How to Establish an Initial Online Presence Without Building a Whole Website

How to Establish an Initial Online Presence Before You Build Your Website

By Liz Eisworth | April 29, 2018

When speaking with new business owners who are just getting started, who sometimes who have little more than idea for a business, we frequently recommend that they get started with the very basics of online presence before deciding on their... Continue Reading »

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Remove House Picture from Google Business Listing & Hide Address

By Liz Eisworth | May 2, 2017

Your home-based local business will often appear in Google My Business listings with a Street View image of your house if your address is not hidden.

An accurate, well-optimized Google My Business listing plays a very important role in Local SEO, but it may look strange to have an image of your house pop up associated with your business in search results.

However, there are some important things to consider before removing it.

Learn how to remove it (or decide not to) »

Why the Google Local 3-Pack is a Secret Weapon for Local Business

Google Local 3-Pack: A Secret Weapon for Local Businesses

By Liz Eisworth | December 1, 2016

What if I told you that your local business can show up higher than a national business in Google search results?

That may seem crazy, but for local businesses, one of the best ways to compete in Google search engine results is to show up in the Google Local 3-Pack.

Being local gives your business an advantage over larger companies that have no local presence.

If you can get your business into the Google Local 3-Pack, it’s a shortcut to Page 1 of Google search engine results. We’ll show you the first steps to take.

Learn how »