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Google Adds Section About Confidential Information to the Google My Business Guidelines

Google updates the Google My Business guidelines and clarifies that sharing confidential information is not allowed.

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Google Launches Attribute for Watching Sports

If you allow customers to watch sports at your business, Google has released a "good for watching sports" attribute.  In…

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Google Stops Showing Local Results For Many Sex-Related Legal Queries

We don't know the exact day in June that this happened but Google stopped showing local results for many criminal…

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Google Now Emails You Confirmation For Flagging Reviews

When you flag a review inside the GMB dashboard, Google now emails you to confirm that they received your report.

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Google My Business Launches a Dashboard for Agencies

Google announced that they launched the new agency dashboard.  Unfortunately, in order to set it up you need to have…

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[Bug] GMB Edits Aren’t Working

There is a bug currently that is keeping edits in the Google My Business dashboard from publishing.  Although you see…

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Google Adds the Ability to Search for Keywords in Reviews

Google announced you can now search reviews on listings on the Google Maps app.

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Google Removes Anonymous Reviews

If you noticed your review count drop recently, it's likely due to Google no longer counting anonymous reviews.  This was…

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Google Sues Marketing Companies Scamming & Updates Terms for 3rd Parties

Well-Known scammers like Point Break Media & Beyond Menu are being targeted by Google as they work with the FTC…

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Google My Business Launches Offer Posts

These have been in Beta for a while but as of today I'm seeing Offer posts on all my listings…

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Google Now Emails Customers Review Responses

Google is now sending notifications (via email) when a business owner responds to a Google review.  They plan on releasing…

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Google Posts Now Accept Videos

You can now add a video to Google Posts.  Google says in their help center:  We accept the following file…

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