Zach

Founder of Persuaded.io
How do you track how often your ads are shown with the Local Service Ads program?  I haven't used it myself, so I'm wondering if Google gives you any stats on how often your ads are being shown, and how they're performing. 
Hey Zach. The LSA dashboard mainly focuses on leads, cost and cost per lead for accounts that have the ability to set a bid. You may be able to find some impression data when looking at the account through the Ads interface but the LSA dashboard does not tell you how often your ad is shown.
Hey folks, just wanted to share a free Chrome extension for busting spam on Google Maps.  Getting rid of GMB spam is an easy way to improve your own search visibility. 

There are all kinds of spam -- whether it's lead gen operators "ranking and renting" GMB listings, or companies opening a fake second location, these tactics hurt businesses that are playing by the rules.

Google offers the Redressal Form as a support channel for spam.  To have spam removed, however, you'll need some proof.

The GMB Scanner extension finds address issues that violate Google guidelines:

  • Virtual offices
  • P.O. Boxes
  • Residential addresses
  • Vacant properties


You'll still need to do your own research, but GMB Scanner can point you in the right direction.

Hope it helps, and I always like to hear feedback!
Hello, I just installed the extension. How do I activate it? I guess I may need to restart the browser.
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