Bernadette Coleman
 
COVID-19 Actions to Take on Your Client’s Business Listings
Now that most of us have been quarantined in our homes for 6 weeks or more, in Texas the time has come where consumers are going to stretch their legs just a...
Advice Local     May 1 2020
Mastering the Bing Places Dashboard and Business Listing in 2020
Local businesses need to be found — and Bing Places is a local profile that no business should forget. We’ve written before on how to create or claim a Bing...
Advice Local     Jan 9 2020
Local Search Hot Topics for 2019 to Bring in 2020
As 2020 approaches, we’re looking back at Advice Local’s most popular blogs from the past year. As you’ll see, Google My Business (GMB) is quite a popular topic...
Advice Local     Dec 23 2019
Ways to Give a Little Help on Yelp for Local Businesses
If your clients’ businesses aren’t actively using Yelp, they should be. And it all starts with creating a Yelp business listing . Once the listing is created,...
Advice Local     Dec 19 2019
Is Google’s Latest Service Area Goof-Up Impacting Your Clients’ Google My Business Listings?
As you may or may not be aware, Google announced on November 5 that Google My Business (GMB) listings will now have a limit of 20 total service areas. This...
Advice Interactive Group     Nov 21 2019
Is Google’s Latest Service Area Goof-Up Impacting Your Clients’ Google My Business Listings?
As you may or may not be aware, Google announced on November 5 that Google My Business (GMB) listings will now have a limit of 20 total service areas. This...
Advice Local     Nov 21 2019
How Mentions Help Google My Business Listings Surface in the Map Pack and Finder
These days, Google My Business is extremely important for any local SMB. I doubt you’ve used any business or been in any store recently that doesn’t have a...
Advice Local     Nov 20 2019
The Google BERT Update and What It Means for Local Businesses
By now, I’m sure you’ve probably heard about the BERT update to Google Search and maybe even wondered where Ernie is. Well, today I’m not talking about Sesame...
Advice Local     Nov 7 2019
What You Need to Know About Google My Business Spam
Spam on Google My Business (GMB) is a real problem — this is why all businesses and brands must monitor their GMB listing . Compared to the changes they make to...
Advice Local     Oct 30 2019
Niche Citations Build Trust Amongst Search Engines and Consumers
As you know, I’m all about helping local businesses get found online. While I would love to tell you ‘list it and forget it’ works like a charm, this is truly...
Advice Interactive Group     Oct 28 2019
Niche Citations Build Trust Amongst Search Engines and Consumers
As you know, I’m all about helping local businesses get found online. While I would love to tell you ‘list it and forget it’ works like a charm, this is truly...
Advice Local     Oct 28 2019
Niche Citation Building – Now Available for the Healthcare and Legal Verticals
Starting today, Advice Local partners can begin building niche citations for the local businesses they represent in the healthcare and legal verticals with our...
Advice Local     Aug 20 2019
Local and Social Are the Perfect Match – Here’s How to Get Going
Things are not what they were years ago. Hey, things are not even what they were a year ago! Life is currently so fast-paced that a year feels like only a...
Advice Local     Jun 21 2019
Are You Falling for These Local Citation Myths? [#Infographic]
Citations, citations, citations! There, I said it, and I’ll keep saying it until I have managed to convince every business on the web to fix their bad data. As...
Advice Local     Jun 7 2019
Understanding How Consumers’ Voice Search Habits Affect Local Businesses
Tired of hearing about voice search ? Well, buckle up, because there’s still a lot of ground to cover! Today I’m about to reveal just how important voice search...
Advice Local     May 30 2019
The Magic Trio: Google Maps Ranking Facts
When it comes to in-store and service area businesses , appearing on Google is vital. When was the last time you visited a store that wasn’t on Google My...
Advice Local     May 24 2019
Why Voice Search Analytics Is Gold in the Hands of Businesses
I’m back again with more information about voice search ! Surprised? Maybe not, since I’ve been touting the importance of voice search all year. Let me hop back...
Advice Local     May 16 2019
The Guide to Getting Found for Service Area Businesses
Today, more and more companies are operating without a firm business location. Whether a business functions via an online website or from somebody’s house, it...
Advice Local     May 9 2019
Five Sure-Fire Ways Local Businesses Can Build Trust With Consumers
With fake news littering the internet and scams happening left and right, many consumers feel they don’t know who to trust . They want to rely on small local...
Advice Local     May 1 2019
Analyzing Voice Search Ranking Factors
By now, you’re probably sick and tired of hearing me herald the coming of voice search . The thing is, I’m not going to stop anytime soon. People are searching...
Advice Local     Apr 29 2019
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