Set up location extensions and add your business phone number. Customers will be able to click to call your business location nearest to them (as determined by the phone’s location awareness technologies, GPS, triangulation). Check that you’ve chosen to show your ads on iPhones and other mobile devices with full Internet browsers in your campaign settings. … [Read more...] about Google Formally Introduces “Clickable Phone Numbers” In Mobile Search Ads
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It will be very interesting to start hearing more anecdotes from SMBs who receive these calls as time goes by. If you run a local business, I'm glad you are reading this article; per usual, Google hasn't done much to educate their public regarding this new policy. At least, having read this, you will know that a call from Google may be the real thing. May I suggest that you use this unprecedented opportunity to ask some of your most burning questions about Maps and Places? The chance may not come again. … [Read more...] about Don’t Hang Up! Google Really Phoning Local Businesses.
The issue here is you’ll end up with one specific page on your site just covered with numbers. Now, you can keep them straight by labeling each of them clearly, but it can still be a bit of a mess depending on your formatting. You absolutely need to make sure your primary number is given a position of importance and is labeled primary. This becomes an issue if various numbers could be considered primary, such as having three branches for the same business. … [Read more...] about Does Switching Your Phone Number Affect SEO?
One subtly to note is if you have location extensions and call extensions enabled for the same ad, customers near your business will see the address of your business as listed in the location extension, and the clickable phone number as listed in the call extension. The implication seems to be that just one extension will show. … [Read more...] about Google Says No To Phone Numbers In PPC Ads, Forcing The Use Of Call Extensions