Daily Search Forum Recap: April 5, 2022

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today…

New Recycling Attribute For Google Business Profiles

Google on April 1st announced the launch of a new business attribute for select business categories. The new attribute is for recycling that lets local storefronts and shops clearly demonstrate their recycling services.

Google Help Doc Adds In-Store Products Helps With Local Visibility

Google has added a section to the how to improve your local ranking on Google that talks about adding in-store products. Google also added to the edit your business profile a section on these products as well. Google clearly wants you to add products to your local listing, if that is applicable to your business.

Google Business Profile Review Tool Now Works For Larger Accounts

According to Ben Fisher, Google has opened up the Google Business Profiles maps reviews tool to those who manage over 10 accounts. Previously, the tool only worked for those who managed a limited number of accounts.

Google My Business App Going Away

Google warned us that the Google My Business app will go away at some point when it relaunched as Google Business Profiles. Now Google is emailing users of the app notifying them that “the Google My Business app is being replaced.”

Google News “See Similar Headlines From” Section Promotes Publications

Google News has a new (I think new) section for some news queries that says “see similar headlines from.” This section is often at the bottom of the news results and it shows a carousel of news publications with their logo and name for you to scroll through and click on to get more news […]

Doogler Swing

Twitter for Professionals: How to switch to a Professional Account

Promising access to advanced tools, Professional Accounts are available to all Twitter users. But should brands and marketers convert? Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Grab your FREE SMX Advanced pass and join us online this June!

Sign your team up for their choice of SMX Master Class to sharpen skills, broaden horizons, and learn actionable tactics that drive measurable results. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Google’s March 2022 product reviews update was smaller than the December 2021 product reviews update, say data providers

As a reminder, the Google product reviews update looks for in-depth analysis, actual product use, unique information and comparable product coverage. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.