Direct Link for Local Business Reviews

I absolutely love this little hack for generating a direct link for customers to review your business on Google.

This is useful for businesses large and small – you should use it now.

Without stepping into the mire of review solicitation, you can encourage customers to click the link and go straight to giving a review. How fantastic is that?

Read more in this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 1st Dec 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #LocalSEO #GoogleMyBusiness #Reviews
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SEO Bits & Pieces 17 November 2017

Hooray! It’s a happy Monday, when you get to start it by reading the SEO Bits & Pieces – a juicy and snackable collection of tempting morsels from the world of SEO, search and digital marketing.

Do yourself a favour and read this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 17th November 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #GoogleMaps #LocalSEO #Facebook #LinkBuilding
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Google Maps Cupcake Calorie Tracking

Naturally, I am up in arms about Google unintentionally offending people by measuring calories burned for walking distances in terms of mini-cupcakes.

My pitchfork is sharpened and ready to prod.

This incident shows that every now and again, tests out in the wild can go awry and end in unforeseen results. Or tears in this case.

Move fast and upset people, maybe?

#SEO #SEONews #ProductTesting #GoogleMaps
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TWIS SEO News & Updates w/e 20th October 2017

I think the SEO News and Updates for w/e 20th October make for interesting reading as it covers off these fine stories.

Read it all now, and enjoy being ahead of the game:

Google Posts Now in GMB API;
Google Maps Adds And Removes Cupcakes Swiftly;
Googlebot Doesn’t Crawl HTTP/2;
New SiteLinks Being Tested;
Food Ordering Comes To Facebook;
As well as some exceptionally interesting SEO Bits & Pieces.

#SEO #SEONews #GooglePosts #GoogleMyBusiness #GoogleMaps #Googlebot #SERP #Facebook
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Google Adds SEO Alerts to Search and Maps

Read about Google adding SOS Alerts & Notifications to Maps & Search. At last, they’ve started to catch up with Facebook in this regard.

If you would like to discuss ways these insights and different antitrust regulation could impact your web business, please feel free to contact me.

#SEO #Facebook #SERP #GoogleMaps
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The Week In Search SEO News 14 Apr 2017

What’s happened this week? We have Moz Local Ranking Factors Survey, Google showing review numbers, Google Maps Fake Listings, Google disavowing the disavow file and Facebook Instant Article CTAs and more… #GoogleLocal #StarRatings #GoogleSearchConsole #BackLinkProfile #Facebook #InstantArticles #EmailStrategy… Read More