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Category: Weekly Updates

Lot’s of local updates this week! Keeping an eye on the ever-changing landscape that is Google My Business is a challenge and excitement all rolled into one! There always seem to be tests and updates. Make sure you stay on top of your Google My Business listing so you don’t miss any recommended updates, questions that…

It’s OCTOBER! It’s also National “Adopt a Dog” month and we have something VERY special planned this month. Stay tuned! GOOGLE LOCAL • Google adds new ‘family-led’ attribute to Google My Business profile  The new “family-led” attribute will allow business owners to identify their business as a business that is run by a family. What do…

Odd Dog is hiring! Yup, you read that right. The wolf pack is about to get bigger! Do you know anyone who would be a good fit for our team? Send them this job description to check out: Office Manager – Marketing Assistant  This is an incredible entry -level position that will help anyone looking…

Happy Monday! Who’s excited to get this week started?! I admit it helps that it’s Seahawks Monday Night Footbaaaalllll!!! #gohawks OK, moving on… From this past week, here is what we’re paying close attention to: GOOGLE ADS • Google responsive display ads roll out as new default display format  Soon, advertisers will be able to upload…

Howdy Odd Dog Blog readers! How’s September treating you so far? As per usual, there is so much going on in the digital marketing world. As a local business owner, we understand that sometimes it can be challenging to know where to put your time and effort. These weekly round-ups are a great place to…

Hello and welcome to September! Our regular Monday rollup is going out on a Tuesday – we hope you were too busy enjoying your Labor Day to notice. This week another potential change on the Google Local front and some better reporting will be available in Google Ads. GOOGLE LOCAL Google adds Posts to local…

Howdy Odd Dog Blog fans! Are we ready for the fall? I don’t know about you, but the change of seasons always feels like it sneaks up on me. Labor Day Weekend is this weekend. Make sure you update your business hours on your Google My Business page! Whether you are closed, open regular hours,…

Welcome Odd Dog Blog fans! Lots of industry updates this week including more results from the recent Google algorithm update, a great citations case study from Bright Local, and Facebook and LinkedIn updates to be aware of. LOCAL SEO • Google now displays pending edits in the knowledge panel Some users have reported seeing a…

Howdy Odd Dog Blog readers! We’ve found some fun updates that you should be privy to this week. We especially like the Ultimate Guide to GMB Photos and the 5 Local SEO Myths that Will. Not. Die! From Joy Hawkins. LOCAL SEO • Google My Business photos: The ultimate guide to looking good online This is a…

Welcome to August Odd Dog Blog readers! What’s the summer like for your business? For many, it’s a slower time and a great opportunity to complete some of those low-hanging tasks that never seem to get done when things are busy. For others, summer IS when business is booming and they are doing all they…

Welcome to the last Monday in July! Where has the time gone?! Well, while you reflect on how much longer summers were when you were a child, let’s dive into this weeks industry roundup! GOOGLE • Report: Google mobile speed update has no impact on general mobile rankings A report highlighted by Search Engine Land last…

Howdy, Odd Dog Blog readers! Lots of local news for you to digest this week- some highlights include a great case study about Buy Local campaigns, a great post about subjective vs objective attributes for Google My Business, and GMB insights launched. All things local and Google My Business!  If you still haven’t verified or…