Do you really want a one-page website?

One page websites have grown in popularity in recent years. They are easy to navigate from a mobile device, which is extremely important, but they are not popular among those of us who are responsible for making your website rank in search results. If you have a small business a single page website may be fine, but business trying to be found for a variety of products and services are probably going to have a tough time competing in search against businesses who employ multi-page sites. Si...
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Google Updates Restaurant Delivery Options

Food businesses affected by COVID-19 Manage your dining options Let your customers know whether your food business offers takeout, delivery or curbside pickup and/or stopped providing dine-in service. Add or edit the "Dine-in," "Takeout," "Delivery," and "Curbside pickup" attributes on Google My Business.  Tip: When customers search for your food business, your Business Profile will prominently show which of these dining options you currently support: “Dine-in,” “Takeout,” “Delivery,” or “C...
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Google Allowing Restaurants Add Delivery Or Takeout To GMB Business Listing

Google is making a rule exception to what you can use in your business name for some restaurants. You can write in your business name that your restaurant has "delivery available" or "takeout available." This is just for the time being, and is normally not allowed for business names in Google My Business. They did not update their help section This advice is primarily targeted at restaurants/grocery stores so if I were in a high risk category I wouldn’t think about it Google’s view an...
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Google My Business Features Removed Due to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, Google My Business (GMB) has temporally suspended new reviews, replies, or new Q&A until further notice. Existing reviews, review replies, and Q&A will still be visible. New Listings, Claims, and Verifications Google My Business support team will prioritize reviewing new listings, claims, and verifications for critical health-related businesses. That means, with Google prioritizing critical services, other types of businesses can expect a delay for publication of ne...
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Five basic things for Google Local Search visibility.

Here are five basic things every business should do for visibility in Google's Local Search results: Review your Home page. It should clearly describe what you do, the markets you address. Your description should include common phrases people unfamiliar with the technical aspects of your business would use to look for your products and services. Review your About page. It should describe who you are and why someone should do business with you. The about page is kind of the on-line versio...
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