Tag: local business

How to Verify Your Business or Brand’s Google Plus Page

  • 18th November 2011
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By: Ryan Miller Earlier this week, I mentioned that you need to claim your local business Google Plus Page to maintain brand ownership, as there is currently no security measure in place in which you must prove you are the authorized admin of a Plus Page.  However, there is a process currently in place to… Read more

Claiming Google+ Pages for Local Businesses: The How and Why

  • 15th November 2011
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By: Ryan Miller Yesterday, we walked you through how to build a new Google+ Page. Today, we’re going to show you the specifics of how to claim a Google+ Page for your local business and more importantly why it is crucial that you do this. Claiming Your Page Before you are able to create and/or… Read more

Google’s Latest Update for Places Profiles in Search Results Reinforces Importance of Optimized Listings

  • 3rd November 2011
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By: Ryan Miller Earlier this week, Google announced and rolled out two major updates in how they provide Places Profile data for businesses directly from the search result pages. One is targeted for search results for a specific business while the other is targeted for non-branded geo-targeted business searches, and both reinforce just how important… Read more

Is Your Company Using a Facebook Personal Profile Instead of a Business Page?

  • 18th October 2011
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By: Ryan Miller Many businesses entering Facebook for the first time have erroneously set-up a personal profile for their business rather than a Fanpage.  Having a business established using a personal profile can hamper your ability to interact with your clients, but more importantly this is violation of Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities.  This… Read more