If you follow our blog at all, then you know at least a little bit about the ever-changing nature of Google. The search giant is constantly updating its algorithm and the way it presents information to users. For major updates, Google typically makes a public announcement. However, for smaller … [Read more...] about The Google My Business Updates You Didn't Hear 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 … [Read more...] about Google My Business Updates You Need to Know About
We're always harping on business owners to up their photo game. Websites with photos simply perform much better than those without. Plain and simple. But did you know it's just as important to have photos on your business's Google profile, too? This hasn't always been the case. In fact, it's only … [Read more...] about Enrich Your Local Business's Google Profile by Adding Images
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 … [Read more...] about Don't Believe Us About the Importance of Accurate Listings?
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 … [Read more...] about Has Google's Security Gone Too Far?
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. … [Read more...] about Take a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Prospect Genius
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 … [Read more...] about Is Your Google My Business Listing Being Sabotaged by… Google?
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 … [Read more...] about 7 Signs That Call From Google Is a Scam
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 … [Read more...] about Top 3 Behaviors That Will Hurt Your Web Presence
Thinking about expanding your Prospect Genius campaign in 2015? It's not uncommon for clients to want to take their campaigns to the next level after being with us for a certain amount of time and achieving a certain level of success. You want to see how far you can take your online advertising … [Read more...] about The Do's and Don'ts of Expanding Your Campaign