The Anatomy of a Local Business Listing

Today, 89% of people search for a local business on their phone at least once a week. 76% of those people will visit that business within 24 hours. Because so much offline traffic is coming from people conducting online searches, your listing accuracy and presence are vital to the success of your business. Here is everything a brand needs to include in their online business listings.

2019-08-21T11:19:26-07:00August 21st, 2019|Local Business Listings|0 Comments

From Q&A to Suggested Edits, Why GMB is the CMO’s New Nightmare for Brand Consistency

The number of features being added to GMB profiles is turning into a CMO’s nightmare. Why? Many of these features are threatening brand consistency by encouraging user-generated content. The last thing any marketer wants is the spread of inaccurate information about their brand, unfortunately, some of these GMB features are posing a threat that many brand’s don’t know how to protect against. Here’s a look at why brand’s need to have a strategy in place for safeguarding the integrity of their GMB listings.

2019-05-13T11:36:30-07:00May 13th, 2019|Local Business Listings|0 Comments

4 Marketing To Do’s When Opening A New Business Location

Brick and mortar stores are not dead. In fact, we’re hearing from a few of our partners their in-store foot traffic is doing so well that they’re looking to expand. If you’re one of the many brands looking to add additional locations this year, there are a few ways you can build up your local SEO presence before your storefronts even open.

2019-01-31T22:52:59-08:00January 31st, 2019|Local Business Listings|0 Comments

Business Listings For Healthcare: How Your Online Presence Can Impact Patient Care

Healthcare providers have a duty to provide patients with immediate information about their hospitals, doctors, pharmacies, and any other services under their corporation. 21% of people use online search to find a hospital or doctor while 80% of Americans use search to research a wide variety of healthcare information according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project. In an online-first world, it’s more important than ever for healthcare providers to maintain and optimize their local business listings.

2019-01-29T18:37:10-08:00January 29th, 2019|Local Business Listings|0 Comments

The Google My Business Checklist

Here at Chatmeter, we’ve helped to create millions of local business listings which is why we’ve put together a checklist to help any brand looking to claim and optimize their GMB listing. Whether you have one business location or hundreds, it’s important to know how GMB listings are created.

2019-08-22T16:16:04-07:00January 17th, 2019|Local Business Listings|0 Comments

Navigating The Most Popular Map Apps

There are quite a few different mapping applications available for users from Google Maps, to Apple Maps, and Waze. Unfortunately, as a business, you don’t have a choice over which mapping application your customers use. That means you need to keep your listings updated on every mapping application in order to keep your brand optimized for local search.

2019-01-10T19:23:16-08:00January 10th, 2019|Local Business Listings|0 Comments

What is NAPWCHD?

When it comes to keeping online listings up-to-date most local SEO experts refer to the acronym NAP which stands for Name, Address, and Phone Number. However, it’s becoming more and more apparent that a complete and accurate listing needs more than just NAP presence. We’d like to introduce you to the acronym NAPWCHD.

2019-03-11T20:43:44-07:00December 6th, 2018|Local Business Listings|0 Comments