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CHATMETER BLOG

Will These New Google Updates Impact Your Local Listings?

Google is always updating and improving upon their various features and services. The past few weeks they’ve rolled out some small updates to features that could have a major impact on your local business listings. Take a look at what these changes could mean for your listings.

By |July 12th, 2018|

What’s Trending in Voice Search?

Over 1 Billion voice searches take place each month. By the end of this year, it’s estimated that 1 Billion Voice Assistant enabled devices will be in circulation. The voice search revolution is upon us and with that comes some really exciting innovation. Let’s take a look at some of the upcoming trends in voice and their positive effect on local search.

By |July 10th, 2018|

Chatmeter’s Stance Against Review Gating

We need to talk about review gating. You may have seen a few reputation management companies encourage or promote their “reputation polishing” review tools lately. Look, we get it. An offer to increase your star ratings and lower the number of negative reviews sure sounds enticing. However, review gating is in direct violation of the guidelines for multiple review sites. When it comes to our customers, we promise to never steer you towards shady review soliciting practices.

By |July 5th, 2018|

How To Improve Your Local SEO Score

With the launch of our Local Brand Visibility (LBV) score last month, we’ve had many customers ask, “how can I improve my score?” Instead of keeping the ingredients to our secret sauce, for customers-only, we thought we’d put together a guide to help everyone looking to find local SEO success improve their LBV score.

By |July 3rd, 2018|

How To Set Holiday Hours: Prepping for July 4th and More!

Independence day is less than a week away and if you’re like most of us, you’re looking forward to fireworks, spending time with friends and family, and delicious BBQ. The last thing on your mind is notifying your customers of your updated hours for the holiday. Failing to update your hours for the holidays can result in the loss of customers. 73% of consumers say they lose trust in a company if their listing information is incorrect. A holiday is no exception for listing inaccurate hours.

By |June 27th, 2018|