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Monday Memo: Users Can Try Out Ratings and Photos in Apple Maps

By Damian Rollison on Oct 5, 2020 8:00:00 AM

In this week’s update, learn about the rollout of ratings, photos, and COVID-19 safety info in Apple Maps; a new verification prompt in Apple Maps Connect; COVID-19 severity in Google Maps;..

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Monday Memo: Nextdoor Data Shows Increases in Local Business Engagement

By Damian Rollison on Sep 28, 2020 7:41:13 AM

In this week’s update, read about increased engagement with local businesses on Nextdoor; an Apple Maps pilot in Australia; virtual appointment booking in GMB; new Google Local Ads features;..

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Monday Memo: Whitespark Unveils Local Search Ranking Factors for 2020

By Damian Rollison on Sep 21, 2020 6:00:00 AM

In this week’s update, learn about the new Local Search Ranking Factors report; Google Shopping updates emphasizing local availability; Apple’s surprise iOS 14 update; a guide to TikTok for..

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Monday Memo: Google My Business Adds Health and Safety Attributes

By Damian Rollison on Sep 14, 2020 8:03:36 AM

In this week’s update, learn about GMB’s new health and safety attributes; Verified Calls for Android; a new website that is crowdsourcing business safety information; a GMB bug affecting..

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Monday Memo: Is Apple Working on a Search Engine?

By Damian Rollison on Sep 7, 2020 6:45:59 AM

In this week’s update, read about Apple’s possible plans to launch a search engine; signs of another shakeup in local rankings; voice search ranking factors from SEMRush; Bing’s removal of Yelp..

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Monday Memo: Google My Business Launches Rich Menus via API

By Damian Rollison on Aug 31, 2020 8:04:02 AM

In this week’s update, learn about new rich menus from GMB; ratings and photos in Apple Maps; the characteristics of the average GMB profile; updated GMB guidelines for hours and virtual..

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