The Latest in Local Search for Summer

The Latest in Local Search for Summer

What’s New in Local Search?

Messaging Features in the GMB Dashboard

Google is rolling out a feature that allows Google My Business customers to message the businesses that appear on mobile search. This feature was first seen last November and is now finally rolling out in the US. Here’s how to set up the messaging feature inside your GMB dashboard.

New Ways To Edit/Update Your GMB Listing

Google is testing a new way to edit or update GMB listings. According to Mike B, a Google My Business interface has just been spotted on Google front page results. On this GMB interface, business owners can easily edit any listed business info or add new images. Check the article by Mike: here.

Upload Videos On Google Maps for Local Listings

Google announced on the Local Guide forum that they’ve introduced a new feature that allows users to upload a video about places on Google Maps results. This feature is available only on android mobile devices. See how it looks like: here.


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