Joy Hawkins posted in the Local Search Forums that Google My Business Insights, the place to go to get Google My Business analytics, will now expand their data to include more types of searches that get included in the Google My Business Insights reporting. So it will not just be things like people searching for your brand name or [directions to rustybrick] and forms of searches like that. But it can also include searches like [when does rustybrick open] and other more expanded local intent queries.Here is an example of the above query:Joy said:Google just alerted us that they recently made a change to GMB Insights that allows Google to include more places where customers find you. For example, they can report on queries like this one which pulls in data from GMB.Joy, who seems to be speaking on behalf of a Google representative, wrote "some businesses might see a change in searches from today on but many won't notice a difference. It's expected that large chains will see this effect … [Read more...] about Google My Business Insights To Expand Query Pool
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11 days ago, we reported about the search queries report in Google My Business insights section that some were seeing. The funny thing, Google officially announced it on Friday on Twitter and on Google My Business Help. Allyson Wright, Community Manager, Google My Business wrote:We’re excited to announce that we’re rolling out a new Insights feature as a result of popular demand! Search Queries is showing and ranking the terms that your customers used in their intent to find your business on Local Search and Maps.In this card, you’ll see the queries used in the last 7 and 28 days. To protect users' privacy, you'll only see queries that meet our privacy threshold.When many said they do not see it, she responded:Thanks for all of the comments and questions around this feature! We're really excited and working hard to roll this out to all GMB users. If you don't see it in your account yet, don't worry! We're on it!I personally do not see this for my business but I … [Read more...] about Google My Business Insights Search Queries Report Coming Still
The Google My Business Insights, analytics, section has added a new section for showing you keyword or query data that has led to searchers finding you on Google Maps or Google Search local results. Mike Blumenthal noticed it first and shared a screen shot of it. I personally still do not see it in my Google My Business listings but Google told me at Search Engine Land that they have confirmed this feature is rolling out.Here is the screen shot:As you can see, this tells you which queries were used by searchers to find your business in Google Maps and Google Search. Google shows the most popular queries for your business by unique user and lets you see that over time.Do you see it yet?Forum discussion at Twitter. … [Read more...] about Google My Business Insights Adds Queries & Keyword Report
Last week we reported that the Google My Business insights reports for photos was largely delayed. Well, I looked this morning and it looks like the numbers are now only a couple to a few days delayed, which is the normal delay you'd see in these reports.But I am also noticing a gap in the data between the 16th and 20th of August. Here is the reports:So it appears the "Photo quantity" report is repaired but right now the "Photo views" report is missing a good chunk of data.I did email Google for a statement and I am waiting for a reply.Forum discussion at Twitter.Update: This is fully resolved as of August 30th: … [Read more...] about Google Fixes Google My Business Insights Reports With Data Loss?
It looks like the Google My Business insights, the analytics they provide to local businesses on how well their local listings are doing, is delayed for some reports. Specifically the insights on photos including the photos views and photo quantity data seems to have got stuck on August 16th and have not updated since.Here are some graphs showing the data stopping on the 16th of August for those two reports:Scott Hendison spotted this first and notified me of this on Twitter.Do you see the data delay for those two photo reports as well?Forum discussion at Twitter. … [Read more...] about Google My Business Insights Reports Delayed