JoyHawkins

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I saw this and thought it was creative. Using text in the profile photo of a Google My Business listing. What do you guys think? Creative? Or just too busy?

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I like the concept but seems too busy - maybe space it out on images; get the user to click on them to see more?
 

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Definitely catches your eye. Is that because it is something new and not something we (Local SEO's) see often or because it worked? Either way, it's unique - and descriptive.
 

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Good idea, but this example is a little two busy, perhaps a shorter, more "to the point" version would be better? The position of the text may also appear different on mobile / desktop so may be difficult for it to look good on both.

Yes, just checked, looks bad on mobile, needs work.
 

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Definitely caught my eye. Make it shorter and it could have a huge impact.
 

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I like it. I like using your logo better, IF you have a great logo. But hey I am a big believer in promoting your brand, whereas trial lawyers may not be in a market where brand matters except in the sense of "personal brands" i.e. their names.
 
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