skip to Main Content

test resources

Enter Your Email Below To Get Access To My Proven SEO And Traffic Tips

GMB Allowing Reviewers to Enter Date Visited for Reviews

Amy Toman spotted this feature. When leaving a review on some profiles, the reviewer is prompted to enter the month/year…

read more

Google Adds Attributes for Wheelchair Seating & Wheelchair Toilet

Andrew Bullimore spotted these new attributes in GMB: Wheelchair seating Wheelchair toilet

read more

New Local Finder and Business Profile Test for Services Businesses

Tom Waddington spotted a new type of Local Finder and Business Profile layout for Services businesses like lawyers, veterinarians, plumbers…

read more

Google Maps Highlighting Businesses That Have Posted Recently

Google is adding a red dot and drawing attention to the “Updates” tab for businesses that have recently added a…

read more

Google Clarifies Phone Numbers Are Not Allowed in Google Posts

Many of us in the local search industry know that including phone numbers in Google My Business posts often results…

read more

Google My Business Suspension Email Notifications

GMB now sending out notices via email when a listing is suspended or marked as duplicate. Previously the notice was…

read more

Breaking free of your GMB “Independence” Ranking Issue

Jason Brown shares info on an issue for service area businesses that locates them in Independence, Kansas - even if…

read more

Google Maps reviews get “New” label for reviews less than 1 month old

Google has fully rolled out a "new" label for reviews less than 1 month old, as spotted by Phil Rozek.

read more

Google Testing Mobile SERPS With No 3-Packs

Joy spotted a trend towards a 2-pack in local results. Many cannot replicate, but a few can, and BrightLocal screenshots…

read more

Google Experimenting with “Owner” and “History” Tabs in Knowledge Panels

Blake Denman shared on Twitter that Google seems to be testing other types of drop-down results - much like the…

read more

PSA: GMB Not Showing Address Form on Verification – BUG

Ben Fisher shares a new bug for Google My Business where an address cannot be filled out on verification.

read more

Google My Business Launches Tool to Manage Review Removal Requests

Now you can see the status of your review removal requests from a tool provided by the Google My Business…

read more
Back To Top