Google Business Profile

A well-optimized and well-managed Google Business Profile is central to local business success. Get all the help you need to make this key part of local SEO work for you.

Local Ranking Factors Teaser

Local SEO Ranking Factors

by Alix Coe

Google’s algorithm to rank local search results relies on a wide variety of different signals, so it can be difficult to know where you should dedicate your efforts. To ensure ...

December 15th, 2021
13 min read
Business Opening Hours Teaser

Business Opening Hours

by Claire Carlile

Imagine the scenario. You’re a dog owner—your good boy needs treatos. You check the pet store’s Google Business Profile (formerly known as Google My Business) listing, which says it’s open. ...

December 1st, 2021
6 min read
Resized Google Reviews Teaser

Google Business Reviews

by Alix Coe

As a business owner, you’ll already know just how powerful a positive reputation is. Perception of your business will have a strong influence over whether a potential customer makes a ...

November 12th, 2021
7 min read
Google Local Pack

Google Local Pack

by Alix Coe

Over the last decade, it’s become increasingly important for local business owners to establish and grow their online presence. This is largely because building brand awareness online can quickly boost ...

October 28th, 2021
4 min read
Resized Local Seo Glossary Teaser

Local SEO Glossary

by Mark Crowe

  Maybe you’re new to the world of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), or you might be an industry pro who’s moving into a Local specialism? Either way, BrightLocal’s Local SEO ...

August 25th, 2021
Local Gbp Justifications Teaser

Google Local Justifications

by Joy Hawkins

What are Justifications in Local SEO? Justifications are little snippets that Google shows in the local pack to help “justify” why the business is there and is showing up for ...

August 18th, 2021
3 min read