Google Posts Testing Video as a Media Type

Phillip Barnhart of Nehmedia just noted on Google+ that Google Posts is testing the use of video as a media type within a Post. The Knowledge Panel for  Moments from the Heart Photography Cedar Park Tx shows the video in an actual post. I am a big fan of Google Posts as a tool for the …

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New Google My Business Dashboard Slowly Rolling Out

In November, Google announced the limited availability of a new “UI for Google My Business to better allow users with multiple listings to view and edit their information“. Google noted the following about the new view: What’s changing User’s will no longer need to switch between card and list view within their dashboard, all users, …

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Who’s Really Behind Fake Online Reviews?

Reviews, reviews and more reviews. Jason Brown of ReviewFraud participated in an interesting investigative news report on fake reviews. He wrote about it on his blog: Bulletproof Digital busted selling Fake reviews to NBCLA.  Here is NBC Southern California report: Who’s Really Behind Fake Online Reviews? Jason also covered an interesting story in the review space …

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Mike B Around the Internet

Here are some articles that I have recently penned or collaborated on this past week: Google Q&A: Google’s Newest Knowledge Panel Feature That You Might Just Hate (or Love) – My recent research into the visibility and impact of Google’s Q & A feature and a plan to cope with it. Unpacking the Increasingly Complex Local …

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