You’re Google business profile could become a joke if you don’t keep a vigilant eye on key basics that include, but are not limited to: checking for keyword stuffing from your own business and competitors, check for review legitimacy, don’t review yourself or competitors, and don’t incentivize reviews. always check your photos and their relevancy and accuracy, and always make sure you’re business hours are listed correctly, and even use Google’s tutorial for setting special hours.
- You should do some research if you think a competitor’s high rankings are stemming
- If you message Google, then there is no guarantee that they will act on the report.
- If someone falsifies reviews, then they are committing an illegal action.
“Putting a devoted watchdog between pranksters, spammers, and your vital Google listings is the smartest thing you can do to maintain them as an influential source of truth about your brand.”