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How the New Google My Business App Benefits Your Carlsbad Business

Google My Business Updates Their App

Yesterday Google announced their newly updated Google My Business App. According to their blog post…

Running a successful small business is about finding and connecting with the right customers. Business owners are increasingly using their smartphones, and so today we are making enhancements to both the Google My Business and the AdWords Express apps. We hope this makes it easier to find the right customers, whether they are looking for you at their desktop computer or on their phone on the go.

In true competitive fashion the app is currently only available on Android phones but according to Google, an iOS version will be out soon enough.

How Can Your Carlsbad Business Benefit from the Google My Business App?

Two ways: responding to reviews & seeing listing insights about calls to your business and clicks to get directions. (more…)

Get More Google Reviews…From Mobile Devices

How Customers Can Leave Your Carlsbad Business A Google Review…From A Mobile Phone

Why does Google make it so difficult for incredibly happy customers to leave a review of their favorite local businesses on a mobile device?

Who knows, we could start asking all sorts of questions about why reviews went from gold stars to Zagat reviews, and back to gold stars again.

Or we could ponder the often times deemed duplicitous – some might say draconian – advertising policies of the world’s most popular search engine.

Google Reviews from Mobile Devices A Waste of Time

But…that would be a waste of time…

Speaking of which, there’s no telling why Google makes it so difficult for ecstatic customers to show their favorite Carlsbad businesses some social love, so let’s not concern ourselves with the why, let’s just focus on the how.

WARNING: Google’s method of capturing the mobile review from users on the go may very well change for the better, let’s hope so. Soon!

But until then, here is how customers can review your Carlsbad business from their mobile phones. (more…)