Google Posting Benefits For Business

How To Take Advantage Of Google Posting Features For Your Business There are a ton of ways that you can utilize Google’s posting features in Google My Business! You can use these posts to showcase new products and services, promote events, and even use them to post daily specials from your business. An automated GMB posting system…

Google My Business API v4.4 Update

On April 22nd 2019, Google released a version update to the Google My Business API.  LocalViking.com manages GMB locations through the API so these updates are particularly interesting to us (and our customers). Let’s take a look at what’s been added: Verifications Of Local Service Businesses This update adds the ability for Service Area GMB…

Identifying and Eradicating Maps Spam

Today, I want to cover one way to identify spam listings and the steps you can take to remove GMBs that are in violation of Google’s terms of service. I feel a little icky writing some of this because if you take “legitimate listings” and run them through a comprehensive audit, there are plenty of…

Why Your Rank Tracker Sucks in 2019

A harsh headline, I know. I stand by my opinion though and do not consider it to be clickbait. Maybe I will concede to the fact that the platform itself might not suck but the methods being used to track rankings in most tools is erroneous. Plain and simple. The best keyword rank tracker needs…

What Is Google My Business?

Is GMB Optimization Worth the Effort? There is so much advice online about SEO. Use the right keywords, get quality backlinks, post on social media, the list goes on and on. There is such a slew of advice that it seems our To-Do lists when it comes to SEO are endless. Which make businesses wonder…

Using Photos For Google My Business

Just How Important Are Photos For Your GMB Listing? Most businesses seeking to make use of the internet to promote their goods and services have come to understand the importance of Google My Business as part of the tools which are essential in boosting their business visibility and ensuring that their business remains relevant to…

Why Your Business Needs A GMB Profile

How Google My Business Listings Impact Your Business Google My Business was formerly known as Google Places for Business and is designed to offer businesses an opportunity to feature in Google Search Results. Over the years, Google My Business has evolved with several companies choosing to use the Google My Business management software to better…

Using Google Posts For Your Business

How To Leverage The GMB Posting Feature For Your Company Google, in a bid to help users and business owners enjoy a better experience, has introduced the Google Posts feature. With many businesses interested in improving their online search rankings, more businesses are choosing an automated GMB posting option to help them better push their…

LocalViking Now Integrates Natively With PayPal

We’ve pushed our new native PayPal integration so all LocalViking users can subscribe via PayPal and purchase keyword credits. LocalViking now integrates with both Stripe and PayPal for subscriptions so you can choose the best source for your business. Looking for another payment option?  Let us know what you’d like to see and we’ll let…

Announcing Multi Location Posting

You can now post across as many of your locations at once with the Local Viking Multi Location Posting feature. To use the Multi-Location Post Feature, login to your account and click into any of your active locations.  From your active location page, click the ‘New Post’ drop-down: If you want variation in your posts, simply…