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The Right Way To Update Your Hours in Google My Business

With the recent events happening with businesses right now- opening and reopening, temporary and permanent closures, and the holidays- customers turn to internet searches for information before making a purchase... Read more ›

Important Changes to Google My Business due to COVID-19

In late March 2020, Google made important changes to Google My Business features due to precautionary health measures and limited operations. Here we give you an update on the most... Read more ›

How Do Google Reviews Work? | FAQ

Google Reviews are crucial for your business credibility and SEO. Learn how to establish your online brand reputation with Google reviews. RELATED: Google Reviews and Replies are Back After Temporary... Read more ›

Google Advertising Credits for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Google supports small and medium-sized businesses in this Covid19 pandemic through Google ad credits. RELATED: Locl Announces COVID-19 Relief Efforts With Launch of New Software and Free Trial In this... Read more ›

Marking a business as “temporarily closed” and search rankings

Google My Business is one of the most helpful tools for business owners everywhere. It’s easy to learn, practical to use, and fast to update. During this challenging economic time,... Read more ›

How Food Businesses Stay Up To Date During Covid-19

Restaurant and food businesses have been greatly affected by the Covid19 pandemic. In this testing time, learn to adapt and keep your online presence relevant and up to date with... Read more ›

The importance of updating your Business Description during Covid-19

Everyone, every industry, and every business have been affected since the start of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s crucial to have a good covid update plan to get... Read more ›

Auto Industry Update: Discovery Searches Turn One-Time Visitors into Lifetime Customers

Car dealer marketing is arguably within one of the most advanced and highly influential industries for local SEO. Find out how discovery searches contribute to consumer traffic and sales. RELATED:... Read more ›

How To Update Your Google Business For COVID – Health & Safety Attributes

We’re now living in a time when we have to get used to the rapid changes and spreading of COVID-19. Therefore, updating your business description and informing customers what you’re... Read more ›

Locl Announces COVID-19 Relief Efforts With Launch of New Software and Free Trial

[Portland, OR - April 23, 2020] - Locl, the Portland-based startup and first Google My Business (GMB) software solution focused 100% on Google Maps, announces the launch of their new... Read more ›

Google Reviews and Replies are back after temporary pause

We often tell our Locl customers that the more positive reviews you can gather, the higher Google will place your listing in their search ranking. If you’re a business owner... Read more ›

Updating your business hours and mark as “temporarily closed” if it is.

Updating or adding hours to reflect a temporary closure during this time is one of the most important things you can do on your listing. Yesterday, Google made this function even... Read more ›