Archive: Local Search

21 Jun 2017

Google My Business – Avoiding the Pitfalls of Local Spamming

Google My Business is a dashboard where you are able to enter and manage your Google business listings, like the ones you see pictured below. In this example, two firms list their name as it appears on their website and official business…

23 May 2017

Google Map Maker Closed Its Doors

If you hadn’t heard, Google announced late last year (November 2016) that it would be shutting down Google Map Maker, its older online tool that allowed anyone to contribute updates to Google Maps. Google made the decision official on March…

07 Apr 2016

Update your firm’s Google My Business profile to avoid losing prospects

Has your law firm moved to a new office? Are you using a new phone number? Have you made any changes to your firm’s name in the recent past? When you make these types of changes, updating your information online…

10 Dec 2015

Another way to leave Google reviews, when Google+ won’t work

In the recent past it has been a bit of a guessing game about whether users will have the ability to leave reviews via Google+. As of the time of this blog post, Google has again returned review functionality to…