• New Knowledge Center Post: “This Business Has Nothing. Why is it Outranking Me?”

Having a complete Google My Business listing is essential for showing up higher in search results and showing up for more searches. However, it is not uncommon for business owners to find competitors with empty listings showing up above them in results, whether for Google Maps or the local section of Google Search.

That’s why we wrote our latest Knowledge Center article: Why Is this Business with Nothing Ranking Above Me?

Why is this Business with Nothing Ranking Higher than Me?

The article will help you to understand other factors that may be contributing to their ranking, including:

  • Website
  • Other directory listings
  • Links from other, high-quality sites
  • Keywords in their business name
  • Keywords in their reviews
  • Proximity
  • Timing

Perhaps the biggest takeaway from this post is that completeness of one’s listing is still the most important priority. Google searchers will, over time, engage more with a complete and helpful listing, and Google will eventually adjust the rankings accordingly.

Head over to the article to get all the details!

Why Is this Business with Nothing Ranking Above Me?

Kristen McCormick
Kristen McCormick
Kristen is the Content Marketing Manager for ThriveHive, where she geeks out daily over SEO, organic traffic, and A/B testing. When she's not equipping business owners and marketers to get their name out there through effective content, she's out pedaling the streets of Boston on her beloved bike.

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