The TMO Blog

How The Major Ad Platforms Are Responding to COVID-19

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Over the past two weeks, several of the largest online ad platforms have taken swift steps to address problems with advertisers attempting to profit by stoking fears during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Google Ads, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest,…

Facebook Launches New Tools To Manage and Share Videos

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Facebook is making some key changes to improve uploading and publishing videos on the platform, such as increasing the number of videos you can upload at one time and introducing a new way to manage multiple videos at the same time. The new…

Should You Take Your Website Down If You Are 'Temporarily Closed'?

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Across the country, governors and mayors are implementing “shelter in place” or “safer at home” orders which are requiring a significant number of businesses to temporarily close during the COVID-19 epidemic. In response, business…

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…