Oliver Keates

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Hi Guys,

I am listing ongoing actions to be taken for my b2b website regarding local search in 2019. If there is anything missing or you disagree feel free to add your comments to the thread.

Update GMB listing and Google maps @JoyHawkins @Phil Rozek
GMB Posts (Is there a real ROI?)
Audit top citations (I use Bright local)
Encourage reviews from customers (audit reviews, reputation management, gatherup)
Optimize site for voice search
General local Onpage SEO
Ongoing link building (What types are most effective in 2019)

links:
Local SEO Guide Google Ranking Factors for 2019
Annual Trends in Local Search Ranking Factors Analyzed - BrightLocal
 

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Hey Oliver,

Phil and I both responded to a similar thread recently that you can read here.
 

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Hi Joy,

Just what i was looking for. I read your article on review gating and referred to GMB terms of service. Is it ok to ask a client when they have used your service to ask for a review?

thanks
 

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Yeah 100% okay to ask for reviews on Google. They just don't want you filtering out your customers and only asking those that had a good experience.
 

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