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How To Mark Your Business 'Temporarily Closed' On Google

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Google has introduced a new way to quickly and easily show that your business is temporarily closed in accordance to Oklahoma’s “Safer at Home” order and other states’ shelter in place laws during the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic. This…
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Google My Business Reviews and Updates Temporarily Paused Due To COVID-19

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In light of a limited workforce and the unique needs of people during the COVID-19 pandemic, Google says it will be temporarily removing some features from Google My Business to better prioritize important updates for the time being. “During…

Facebook Launches New Resources To Support Small Businesses Dealing With COVID-19

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As businesses and organizations across the country are racing to respond to the spread of COVID-19, Facebook is attempting to support small businesses which have been closed or are enduring hardships during this time. Along with creating…

At Least 1-in-3 Business Owners Don't Understand SEO Basics

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A new survey of over 900 Americans suggests many business owners may not understand the basics of search engine optimization (SEO), such as how Google ranks websites. Compared to non-business owners, the 394 business owners surveyed were…

Takeover Reddit With New 'Trending Takeover' Ads

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Reddit is launching a new ad type which allows brands to “takeover” the discussion site’s trending section. The new “Trending Takeover” ads let companies run prominent ads on both the desktop and mobile feeds of the Trending…
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Google Says To Update GMB Listings If Your Business Is Affected By Coronavirus

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Google is asking businesses to update and revise their Google My Business listings if their operations have been affected by the spread of COVID-19, commonly called coronavirus. The company released a new help document listing ways companies…

Dive Into Your YouTube Analytics With New Data Comparison Tools

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YouTube is expanding its analytics tools to allow content creators and channel managers to better compare their metrics against other data and competitors. Specifically, the company is changing how its “Deep Dive” section of analytics…
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Google Will Apply Mobile-First Indexing To All Sites Within a Year

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After gradually applying its “mobile-first” algorithm to qualified sites over the past few years, Google is signaling it will be expanding the indexing system too all sites within a year - whether they are ready or not. As reported by…

Google Introduces Icons For Products, Recipes, and Videos To Image Search

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Google is making some changes to its image search results pages by removing details about image sizes and replacing them with icons indicating what type of content the image is taken from. For example, images pulled from recipes show an icon…