Map Scan Tool

What is SoLV?

SoLV® stands for Share of Local Voice. This shows how often a business ranks in the top three positions. Over time, SoLV® may be an exc...

Article KB32  ·  Last updated on 6/12/2024, 10:57 AM

How To Schedule Scans Using Campaigns In Local Falcon

Local Falcon's "Campaigns" feature is a powerful tool you can use to schedule recurring Map Scans for multiple business locations, using the same Sc...

Article KB53  ·  Last updated on 3/27/2024, 3:21 PM

How To Choose Scan Settings

How To Choose Scan Settings There are various Scan Settings you can change in Local Falcon to help you gain the most insights from your Map Scans a...

Article KB52  ·  Last updated on 3/27/2024, 3:14 PM

How To Scan and Track Local Rankings on Apple Maps

Just as you can run Map Scans for Google Business Profile locations from Google Maps in Local Falcon, you can also run Map Scans for Apple...

Article KB62  ·  Last updated on 3/6/2024, 1:50 PM

Set Auto Scans to Track Local Ranking Over Time

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What is a Trend Report?

Trend reports are based on the changes in a particular scan over a period of time.

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How does the credit system work?

One credit is equivalent to one data point (also known as a "map pin", or a "scan point").  For example is you choose a 5x5 grid scan, this grid w...

Article KB28  ·  Last updated on 2/5/2024, 1:52 PM

How To Run a Map Scan Using Suggested Keywords

Local Falcon's "Suggested Keywords" feature is a tool that saves you time when deciding what keywords to use for your Local Falcon Map Scans. This ...

Article KB49  ·  Last updated on 1/31/2024, 10:36 AM

How To Run a Bulk Scan

Local Falcon's Bulk Scan Scheduler offers a convenient way to set up one-time or recurring Auto Scans for multiple business locations, keywords, and...

Article KB55  ·  Last updated on 11/17/2023, 8:57 AM

The Map doesn't have a grid when I choose a listing from my dropdown.

This occurs when the system is not able to find a center point for your (hidden address) listing. To correct this issue, navigate to the Locations t...

Article KB41  ·  Last updated on 11/17/2023, 8:44 AM

How To Set the Map Scan Radius and Grid Size

Setting a different Map Scan Radius in Local Falcon allows you to narrow or broaden the search area for your Local Rank Tracking data scans and defi...

Article KB48  ·  Last updated on 11/17/2023, 8:43 AM

Can your tool scan multi-location businesses at the same time?

Yes! Local Falcon can scan any number of locations at the same time. 

Article KB11  ·  Last updated on 6/13/2023, 9:41 AM

How do I connect my Google Account?

Connecting the Google Account you use to manage your business locations on Google is the most efficient way to use Local Falcon and get the most out...

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Why do you ask for GBP account access?

Local Falcon does not need access to your Google account. We provide this option for users who have many listings in their GMB account and wish to s...

Article KB27  ·  Last updated on 4/26/2023, 4:28 PM

How can I share a local ranking report?

It's easy to share the results of your Local Falcon scans. Just tap the "share" button on the report page. Sharing is available on all report types ...

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What does ARP & ATRP mean?

ARP = Average Rank Position (Top 20) ARP shows how your location is ranking in relation to the top 20 listings. ATRP = Average Total Rank Position...

Article KB25  ·  Last updated on 4/26/2023, 4:20 PM

The scan is showing no result (20+) but that does not make sense

There are millions of businesses with all kinds different variables and although we have done our best to accommodate the majority of them, there wi...

Article KB19  ·  Last updated on 4/26/2023, 4:19 PM

Do you save the results of a scan that is performed?

Every scan is saved in your account. Saved scan results will be found in the Reports tab menu item. Data can be exported in a csv (spreadsheet) fil...

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Can I schedule rank tracking with Local Falcon?

Yes, Local Falcon has an autoscheduler. Once a scan has been performed, you can set the scan to be run automatically either on a daily, weekly, bi-...

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How do I turn off scan points?

By clicking on a scan point after choosing your grid size you are able to disable the scan point.  This is helpful for points over water.

Article KB33  ·  Last updated on 8/19/2022, 12:47 PM

Can I scan my competitors?

Definitely! Your local competitors will show up in a scan and can easily be seen on the Competitor Report page. You can also initiate a scan using ...

Article KB5  ·  Last updated on 9/14/2021, 10:09 AM

Why are the results a bit different than when I check in my browser?

If you have used your browser to perform a search, Google will remember that and personalize search results it further provides for you. As well, i...

Article KB7  ·  Last updated on 9/14/2021, 10:09 AM

Why are the results a bit different than some other rank trackers?

Other rank trackers make you choose a location to scan from, usually a zip or postal code, and will choose one spot to scan from within that area. S...

Article KB8  ·  Last updated on 9/14/2021, 10:08 AM

What does low, medium, high do on the map scan tool?

This for the map display quality, you can toggle between the three choices for the one the suits you best.

Article KB31  ·  Created on 10/27/2020, 9:54 AM

Does Local Falcon work for all businesses? Even SABs?

Yes! Local Falcon scans work with any type of business, including service area businesses (SAB's) with hidden addresses. In fact, you are able to ...

Article KB2  ·  Last updated on 10/24/2020, 11:08 AM

The scan has different color ranking pins seemingly at random

Normally the best ranking position should be at the location at the business and then the numbered positions should get higher (worsening) as you ra...

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What localities does this Rank Scanner work in?

Local Falcon works everywhere in the world and with any language!

Article KB4  ·  Last updated on 10/6/2020, 4:13 PM

Do I have to always center the scan at my business location?

You are not limited to only scanning from the business location. You can drag the red center pin on the map to re-center the scan point and begin sc...

Article KB10  ·  Last updated on 10/6/2020, 4:06 PM