A recent investigation by The Wall Street Journal claims that there are potentially millions of fake business listings being shown on Google Maps. Since this report, Google has responded by acknowledging the problem and detailing steps on how they are tackling these fake business listings.
Google My Business Stories June 21, 2019
Google My Business Stories June 20, 2019
Google My Business Stories June 7, 2018
Google My Business adds ‘Product’ and ‘Offer’ post categories
Google’s My Business service is an incredibly powerful tool for business owners to get their information out to the public, and one of its great aspects is that of posts. This week, Google is adding new categories to that feature.
Google My Business Stories May 14, 2018
Google now notifies users via email when businesses respond to their online reviews
Online reviews can make or break a business in some cases, and Google is one of the top places people go to leave feedback. Now, Google is making it possible for customers to be notified if a business replies to their review.
Google My Business Stories March 21, 2018
Google My Business rolling out updated dashboard w/ new UI and improved navigation
Google’s My Business dashboard is a powerful tool for local business owners, as it gives them all the various tools they need to manage their online presence. Now, after announcing the change a while back, an updated version of that dashboard is rolling out.
Google My Business Stories December 28, 2017
Google now blocks ex-employees from leaving negative reviews of businesses
Employee turnover is a part of every business, but even once a troublesome employee is gone, they can still cause trouble for the business they formerly worked at. For many businesses, negative online reviews from those employees often caused trouble, but now, Google is finally attempting to block those.