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GMB Map Pack Ranking Hacks Revealed

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by True Hustler, Jun 11, 2019.

  1. True Hustler

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    Been wondering how some of your competitors outrank your GMBs every single time?

    Well, it is not happening by accident that I can tell you.

    You should treat your GMB as you would treat your blog. No matter what you do, quality over quantity, please!

    Here are some of the most important GMB ranking factors of 2019 (in no particular order).

    1) On page optimization

    - Logo; Create or outsource a logo for your GMB. Each GMB should have its own logo.

    - Banner; The banner is the image that appears right next to your GMB’s info in the map pack search result.

    - Images; Tag your images with the keywords you’re looking to rank for. Likewise, you should tag your images with the GPS coordinates you’re looking to rank for.


    - Description; Optimize the description for 2-3 keywords and make it really relevant to your services – be as detailed as possible.

    - Website; Get a .com domain for your website. Yes, it is $9 but it goes a long way in building credibility and generating website clicks.

    2) Reviews

    If you decide to go down the road of getting fake reviews, make sure that those fake reviews are at least coming from Gmail accounts which were created and accessed from local residential IPs.

    Google ain’t dumb. Google can differentiate reviews from real or fake Gmail accounts.

    In case you’ve been wondering why the reviews that you ordered didn’t move you up the rankings, then think again.

    I’m not getting low-quality reviews for my listings because they do more harm than good.


    3) Traffic & CTR

    After tons of testing, tons of trial and error, I came to the conclusion that traffic has been one of the most important ranking factors for sure.

    Get traffic from local residential IPs. Just 10-20 super targeted clicks a day will make a big difference in your ability to outrank your competitors.

    4) The RIGHT Citations

    When we’re talking about ranking for competitive terms, then standard citations just aren’t going to cut it. Everyone gets them and there’s no weight in cheap citations.

    The only citations that are really going to do some serious pulling are citations from niche targeted sites and directories.

    They aren’t easy to get but they’ll help a lot.

    5) Posting onto your GMBs

    That’s another big one. I recommend posting onto your GMBs every day or every other day.

    Make sure you’re posting unique content. Build your content around keywords and queries people search for.

    It’s also advisable to use Youtube videos to link back to your GMBs creating additional SEO value.

    Doing those things right will make a big difference in your rankings.

    To your success,

    True Hustler
     
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  2. jsalima

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    Thanks for the tips/guide!
    I will start implementing this right away, I didn't think traffic was a factor but I see how it would be.

    Cheers =)
     
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    Very nice share, some golden tips here :)
     
  4. Seen Here Online

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    Great Share some excellent tips here
     
  5. True Hustler

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    We still need to discuss some of the most important elements or tricks like stacking or schema.. We also left out other things like CTR, syndication through press releases (huge) & ifttt, iframe stacking, embeds...
     
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    Thanks for tips!
     
  7. Gutierdazzle

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    regarding the traffic and local residential IP's - how local is local, country or state/town local?
     
  8. ddlmanager

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    Are you going to update the thread with tips on those? Would be very useful
     
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    My opinion is, best tip is, tag your photo's.
     
  10. True Hustler

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    It's probably best to start a new thread dedicated to those other methods.
     
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  11. danielme

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    Thanks for sharing. Can you recommend any decent way to drive scalable organic traffic from local ip's?
     
  12. True Hustler

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    There are a couple of ways to drive traffic to your GMB listings, and 3 of those ways are:

    1) Google Adwords

    2) Youtube Ads

    3) Traffic through residential, local IPs (that's how I'm doing it)
     
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    Thanks for sharing :)
     
  14. danielme

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    The third one is actually what i'm asking about :)
    Mind sharing how to do it?
     
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    Ask your Friends to go there and make a review (if that place is not far from home) and pay them a few shots in exchange
     
  16. True Hustler

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    It's all automated via some software we created. The key is to get real human interaction on your listing, so stuff a real user would do like view photos, click on your website, view your photos, request directions.. That will give you a serious boost in rankings sooner rather than later.

    I haven't done it manually but it may be doable, not at large scale but possible. Residential proxies ain't cheap, though.

    Unfortunately, our software is not for sale yet but should be shortly.

    Buying ads is another option like I said.
     
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    Thanks for this , i found it usefull
     
  18. danielme

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    Appreciate your straightforward answer. Would love to be informed once your software is available. I know the potential it has and looking for something to work with at large scale.
     
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    Is this only work for Business or can It works for blogs (information blogs not business website), Sorry for the noob question?