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Jan 24, 2024

Exploring Google Business Profiles with Norm Farrar

Introduction to Google Business Profile

In this insightful episode of Seller Sessions, host Danny McMillan welcomes Norm Farrar, a seasoned entrepreneur and host of Lunch with Norm, to delve into the world of Google Business Profiles (GBP). Farrar shares his vast experience and knowledge, offering valuable insights for businesses looking to leverage GBP for enhanced visibility and growth.

Key Insights from Norm Farrar

  • Understanding Google Business Profile:
    • GBP, previously known as Google My Business, is a platform for managing online presence.
    • It's not just for local SEO or brick-and-mortar businesses; brands can benefit significantly.
    • Only a tiny fraction of eligible businesses utilize GBP effectively.
  • Utilizing GBP for Brand Visibility:
    • Businesses can geo-target regions, cities, or even countries.
    • Instant indexing on Google when using GBP.
    • Key strategy: Regularly update GBP with relevant information and promotions.
  • Integration with Other Google Services:
    • GBP integrates seamlessly with Google Analytics, offering detailed insights.
    • Utilizing Google Sheets for daily updates can significantly boost SEO rankings.
    • Encouraging user reviews through GBP can enhance credibility and visibility.
  • Maximizing the Impact of GBP:
    • Consistent updates are crucial; a stagnant profile is ineffective.
    • Use of Google Sheets for dynamic content changes.
    • Incorporating various types of content (images, offers, events) for engagement.
  • The Importance of Reviews and User-Generated Content:
    • Aim for at least 20-25 reviews for credibility.
    • Encourage user-generated content for authenticity and engagement.
    • Utilize contests and promotions to generate interest and participation.
  • Leveraging GBP for E-commerce:
    • Link GBP with e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Walmart, and Shopify.
    • Use GBP for promoting specific products, offers, and events.
  • Strategic Updates and Content Posting:
    • Regular updates are essential; however, avoid over-posting to maintain authenticity.
    • Balance between informative posts and promotional content.
  • Event-Based Marketing Through GBP:
    • Creating events on GBP can drive more traffic and engagement.
    • Use events for product launches, special promotions, and seasonal sales.
  • Real-world Examples and Success Stories:
    • Farrar shares examples of businesses that have significantly benefited from using GBP strategically.
  • Tips for Effective GBP Management:
    • Ensure all relevant fields are filled with updated information.
    • Regularly update hours, especially during holidays, to avoid showing as closed.

Summary and Round-Up

Norm Farrar's discussion with Danny McMillan on Seller Sessions provides invaluable insights into the effective use of Google Business Profiles for enhancing brand visibility and engagement. The strategic use of GBP, integrating with Google's array of tools, and focusing on user-generated content and reviews can significantly impact a brand's online presence and SEO performance. This episode is a must-listen for businesses and entrepreneurs looking to leverage GBP for their growth and online marketing strategies.

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