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Updates from Customers Spam in Google Business Profiles

Back in 2016 and 2017 adding your own spammy images was all the rage. Reporting these user added images became fairly easy to remove inside of 30 days after reporting.   Local Businesses MUST Check their Images for Google Image Spam (2016) Google Image Spam for Businesses Still Rampant (2017)   Then in 2021 Google […]

Google Business Profile Reinstatement & Progress Report Bug

Just when you thought the problems with Google Business Profile reinstatements could not get worse, the progress refresh bug appears. Unless you have been hiding under a rock Google Business Profiles have seen an unprecedented spike in suspensions over the past 4 months, which of course has led to a large amount of reinstatement requests […]

Hack to Get Back to Original GBP (GMB) Dashboard

Last week I published a tip on getting back to the original Google Business Profile dashboard, BUT this was only for profiles that had products enabled which restaurants and hotels don’t have, then I found it.   Hack Back to Original GMB Dashboard Profile Manager: Right Click on Profile >> Copy Link Address   […]

Tip on Getting Back into Original GMB Dashboard

We as humans don’t like getting used to new things, like the new Google Business Profile, but it’s here to stay, so we have to start getting used to it. If you really need to get back to the old Google business dashboard whilst you are getting used to everything, here is a way.   […]

New Google Business Profile in Search & Maps

If you have tried to find your Google Business Profile and have just noticed it appearing in Search & Maps this is the new way to manage your Google Business Profile. The old dashboard has been retired and if you are using the Google My Business app, then you are redirected to this new management […]

Connect your Google Business Profile via WooCommerce

Connect to Woo information tabs are starting to appear in Google Business Profiles where Google detects that the business website is using WooCommerce. This is an official plugin collaboration between Google & WooCommerce. Documentation in Google also includes Shopify, so business profiles that are using Shopify may also be getting these info panels appearing within […]

Clearing Up Reporting on Nusr-Et Missing Google Reviews

Nothing infuriates me more then bad journalism, especially when they report that a a business in this case Nusr-Et (Salt Bae) somehow removed bad Google reviews on their business profile.   The Articles Assume that the “updated by the business” label is something to do with reviews. News Flash, its Not! This label is when […]

Google Posts Now Available in Hotels Business Profiles

Google Posts are now available in to use in Hotels Google Business Profiles, albeit with some limitations. After months of posts appearing and disappearing, right up until our PE Fri 10th meeting, this was classed as unintended. However Saturday morning Joy Hawkins noticed that Google had updated support docs with post for hotels.   Whoa, […]