Google gets tough on third-party ordering and booking providers hogging GBP listings

February 19, 2024

This page must clearly outline the steps a merchant can follow to disconnect their Google Business Profile (GBP) from any booking, waitlist, or food ordering application. Regaining control from third-party providers on Google Business ProfilesBefore this mandate, third-party service providers had significant control over Google Business Profiles, often leaving merchants unable to remove these integrations themselves and confused about where to turn. The impact of third-party integrations on your Google Business Profile metricsMerchants should weigh the pros and cons before deciding to cut ties with third-party providers. Remember, every interaction on your Google Business Profile (GBP) gets tallied up in your performance stats. Dig deeper: How to manage and edit your Google Business Profile from Google search

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