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Google My Business Updates You Need to Know About

If you’ve been frustrated with how difficult it is to monitor activity on your Google My Business account, you’ll be relieved to hear about some updates that just rolled out. Most notably, business owners are excited about an update that now pushes notifications to your dashboard. You can see in real time things like new […]

Don't Believe Us About the Importance of Accurate Listings?

We tell our clients over and over again that the accuracy of their online listings can make or break their advertising efforts. If your listings don’t have accurate, consistent information across the board, then you’re fighting a losing battle. Our lectures are often met with skepticism. How important could all these little listings really be?  In Moz’s […]

Has Google's Security Gone Too Far?

Surprise, surprise: Google is making life more difficult for local business owners and online advertisers. This time, the problems have to do with Google’s new security measures, which have become markedly stricter in the last year. While tightening security is a good idea in theory, it’s been extremely problematic in execution, as it has created quite […]

"Local Search Puzzle - Illustrated"

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Prospect Genius

When you hear us talk about SEO and lead generation, do you feel like Charlie Brown listening to his teacher go, “Wah wah-wah wah wah”? If you’re not someone who specializes in online advertising, it’s perfectly understandable to feel confused—and, frankly, a little bored—about what it is we do. However, it’s important to know a little […]

Is Your Google My Business Listing Being Sabotaged by… Google?

If you have a Google My Business account, the greatest force working against you may be Google itself. Here’s what you need to watch out for. Google Makes Updates Without Your Knowledge Many local business owners and advertising providers alike have noticed that, every so often, little details on their Google listings are suddenly changed without their […]

7 Signs That Call From Google Is a Scam

Cons and scams certainly aren’t unique to the Internet Age, but it definitely seems like they’re lurking around every corner lately. At one time or another, we’ve all received spam e-mails, Facebook messages, and phone calls from individuals who are posing as other people to trick us into giving up our money or personal information. That “Nigerian […]

Top 3 Behaviors That Will Hurt Your Web Presence

At Prospect Genius, we’ve spent years and years perfecting our online advertising services and adapting them to meet Google’s changing standards. We do this so we can provide the most effective advertising possible and produce satisfying results. However, our efforts can only take a client so far if that client is doing things that are […]