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New Expanded Restaurant Review Features on Google Maps App

Barry Schartz reported on users of the Google Maps App being able to leave more nuanced restaurant reviews where your…

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GMB Offering New Form to Merge Reviews from Duplicate Listings

Tessa Hughes from Whitespark noticed this new GMB support experience where you can show which listing the reviews live on…

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Editing from GMB Platform Now Availble in Popup

Spotted by Claire Carlile on Twitter: Now when you click on the pencil to edit a listing via the GMB…

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GMB Labeling Phone Numbers Using Google’s Call Tracking Feature

Spotted by klharris in the Local Search Forum: GMB has started showing a label on phone numbers that are utilizing…

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Google Local Pack Review Filters Smiley Faces

Claire Carlile spotted smiley faces lending sentiment indicators to places labels in Google Reviews. Barry Schwartz covers the new feature…

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Most-Mentioned Place Topic Reviews Being Featured on GMB Listings

Allie at Whitespark figured out that the featured reviews in GMB reflect the most popular places labels from reviews!

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2021 Google My Business Insights Update

Updated on June 15, 2021 to include new Directions and Website Clicks breakdown. It looks like the Directions and Website…

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Average Review Showing On Maps for Restaurant Searches

Tim Capper spotted these average review bubbles showing on maps for review searches.

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GMB Messaging Now Showing Desktop Notifications

Claire Carlile showed a desktop notification of a GMB message coming through via GMB Messenger.

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Google Launches Small Business Advisors

Officially launched back in November 2020 - Google has expanded the availability of its small business advisors program

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GMB Deprecates Shortname Feature

Google has indicated that the Shortname feature within GMB is being deprecated. Existing shortnames will continue to work, but you…

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GMB Adds “New on Google” Label to GMB Listings

Dave DiGregorio spotted a "New On Google" label on a GMB listing that was newly made.

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