New Google Bug – Adding a GMB Listing

New Google Bug – Adding a GMB Listing

I have a client that’s opened a second office, and I’m unable to add their GMB listing. After adding the address, I’m unable to proceed because there’s an error reading “Enter an address and marker that’s specify at the same...
New Google Search Console Performance Reports

New Google Search Console Performance Reports

Google Search Console recently started delivering reports to webmasters who have their sites claimed, but it seems to be rolling out very slowly. Out of the dozens of sites that I have in GSC, for the month of September, I received only two, but this morning, for the...
Google My Business – Change to Messaging

Google My Business – Change to Messaging

Were you one of the early adopters to Google My Business messaging? I’m talking about this button right here, that allows your customers to message you right from Google’s search results. If you were, then congratulations, and good for you – and oh...
Google Search App Bug – Adding a Photo

Google Search App Bug – Adding a Photo

I was at the airport last week leaving for Pubcon and tried to add an image from the restaurant I was eating at, but I couldn’t do it. I Tweeted about the bug to Google My Business, who asked me to send them a DM with all the details, so I did. #BugReport...
Google Search Console Tools – The Missing Links

Google Search Console Tools – The Missing Links

This morning Google killed off access to the “old” Webmaster Tools interface in Google Search Console, and with it, they’ve removed convenient access for two needed tools. If you’ve been poking around trying to find them, you’re not the...
Remax Realty Properties – Time Share Rental Scam

Remax Realty Properties – Time Share Rental Scam

A couple of weeks ago I got a phone call from someone claiming to be Chistyan Duran, and he was interested in renting our Mexican timeshare that we bought 20 years ago. The company was a familiar name, Remax Realty, and they were based in Eden Prairie Minnesota. While...
Verifying Google Search Console Just Got Easier

Verifying Google Search Console Just Got Easier

For quite a while now, I’ve had issues adding properties to Google Search Console. Not every time, but often. It’s actually been going on for months, and it’s gotten a lot worse lately. Verification with Google Analytics used to work pretty well for...