2019 Local SEO Black Belt Quiz - Sterling Sky Inc

2019 Local SEO Black Belt Quiz

What is review gating?

Correct! Wrong!

What does Google do if they catch you review gating?

Correct! Wrong!

GMB will remove a listing for a retired practitioner?

Correct! Wrong!

Are coworking spaces against the GMB guidelines?

Correct! Wrong!

Do hairdressers qualify for a practitioner listing?

Correct! Wrong!

An SAB can have a separate GMB listing for every State that they service in the US?

Correct! Wrong!

Will Google let you have two GMB listings if you started as a home-based company but then opened an office?

Correct! Wrong!

Will Google let you set up listings using employees’ home addresses?

Correct! Wrong!

Does Google base your ranking on Google Maps off your postal address or your physical address?

Correct! Wrong!

Once you have more than 100 listings in your Google My Business account, Google stops sending you email alerts for things like new reviews or questions posted to your listing.

Correct! Wrong!

Is it possible to know if an edit to your GMB listing was made by a public user?

Correct! Wrong!

Does having too many related GMB categories have a negative impact on ranking? (ie. Category dilution)

Correct! Wrong!

The majority of mobile impressions/actions on the GMB listing are not tracked in Search Console?

Correct! Wrong!

Having a higher Local Guide level does not mean you’ll get more edits published.

Correct! Wrong!

If your business is by appointment only what does Google want you to do?

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Google Posts that are older than seven days old (ie. not live) can still be featured as a snippet in the 3-pack?

Correct! Wrong!

Does the location of searcher impact where 3-pack ads show-up?

Correct! Wrong!

What is the most accurate way to track rankings?

Correct! Wrong!

What happens to a listing when Google removes their reviews for violating Terms of Service?

Correct! Wrong!

2019 Local SEO Black Belt Quiz
You're a Local SEO Black Belt!
You are a genuine local SEO expert. You've put in the discipline and repetition to understand the fine details that separate the wheat from the chaff. But as they say, once you earn your Black Belt the journey has only just begun.
You're a Local SEO Brown Belt!
You are a Local SEO brown belt. You are so close to earning your Black Belt. Efficiency best describes the brown belt. As far as local SEO mental attitude goes, you have become unconsciously competent. Almost there!
You're a Local SEO Purple Belt!
You're a Local SEO Purple Belt! A purple belt is now fully equipped to put together strong Local SEO strategies. Your local SEO mental attitude is one of clarity. As your technical game takes shape, so does your mental one. Congratulations, you are now in the conscious competence phase.
You're a Local SEO Blue Belt!
You're a Local SEO Blue Belt! Despite increased knowledge and understanding, blue belts still make fundamental mistakes. But that's ok! You are on your way. Keep focusing on discipline and repetition in your learning.
You're a Local SEO White Belt!
You're a Local SEO White Belt! A white belt has to come to terms with the fact that they can’t learn everything by the time they get to blue belt. There’ll be a lot left to discover, later on, so try to focus on the very basics. You won’t understand much, but don’t let that worry you. Local SEO (and BJJ!) is notoriously difficult during this time and this is reflected in the mental attitude. Just make sure you learn the letters and survive, and you’re on the right mental track.

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