Google My Business (GMB) SEO Checklist and Optimization Tips

As digital marketing experts we are often asked: “How Do I improve my GMB listing to rank better?“. While there are many external algorithm factors that go into local rankings beyond the Google My Business set up (examples: N.A.P. ,physical location, domain authority, reviews) it also important to understand what is possible with your GMB […]

Keywords 101: How to Outrank Your Competitors


We talk a lot about rankings in search engines. Keywords are a pivotal aspect of your search engine rankings. Outranking other businesses in search engines is likely to help earn you more customers. So, how can you outrank your competitors? Use keywords to your advantage! Here are a few tips from Rank Fuse.   Determine […]

How to Find Your Business? Local Competitors

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When it comes to local SEO efforts, one of the best things you can do is identify your local competition. The reason that knowing your competition is so important is that it is nearly impossible to beat your competition if you don’t know who they are. When you work with Rank Fuse, we help you […]

Why Ranking #1 on Google Isn?t as Important as It Once Was

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Business owners have been battling for the number one rankings on search engines for years, and while there is a benefit to ranking number one in Google and other search engines, there are more important things to focus on. When you consider how much competition there is for the number one spot, you can easily […]

Introducing Google My Business Complaint Form


Until now, the best options for reporting Google My Business (GMB) issues that hurt your local SEO efforts was honestly Twitter. In fact, you can still tweet issues to @GoogleMyBusiness and hope they take care of it for you; but now, we have a new option! Introducing Google’s Business Redressal Complaint Form: Now, if you […]

The Great Google 4-Star Ratings Attack of 2018: The Who, What, Where? but Why?

While many Americans watched Football last weekend, I was watching tons of fake ratings pollute Google Reviews with bogus 4-star ratings. If I told you over 2 million ratings were executed by less than 30 profiles, would you be shocked? What if I told you they are still live and didn’t get auto-flagged by Google? […]

How to Remove a Location in Google Maps

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Google Maps is a helpful tool for businesses to draw people into their locations. In most cases, Google Maps does a good job of keeping Google Maps up-to-date, but there are times when you may need to make changes to your Google Maps location for some reason. Rank Fuse wants you to be able to […]

Ads Invading Local Pack Search Results


As you know by now, Google is all about information; however, the latest development in the land of Google caused a bit of a stir. Google has confirmed they will be placing ads in the Local Pack. This means that now, one of the three local results is going to be an ad. This means […]