All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘google place pages’

Local Product Listings on Google Place Pages

Google is now letting businesses list local product availability on Google Place Pages. This way, when customers search for local businesses and look at the pages, they can make better decisions before traveling to the business or even calling, to determine if they have what they want. Of course, consumers may still need to call to verify that the listing …

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Getting More From Your Google Place Page

I write a fair amount about local search because it’s an important topic that’s only going to become more important as millions upon millions of folks move over to smart phones to do their browsing and shopping.

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Testimonials From Your Site Can Appear on Google Place Pages

Last month, Google announced that it is now using Rich Snippets for local search. Webmasters with pages that in some way pertain to real world places, can utilize these to reference those places and optimize for local search results. 

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Google Makes Reputation Management Easier for Local Businesses

Google is now letting businesses respond to reviews posted on their Place Pages in Google Maps. This should be huge for reputation management, particularly as Google continues to place increased emphasis on these pages.

Do you monitor your Place Page for negative reviews? Let us know.

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Google’s Place Pages Just Got More Useful

Google has introduced some new features for its recently launched Place Pages for local businesses. Most notably, businesses can now instantly (close anyway) post data to their Place Pages from Google’s Local Business Center dashboard. If you log in, you can post updates, coupons, announcements, etc. that will go live in minutes.

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