All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Punchd’

Google Is Now Getting Serious About Local Businesses

Google has big plans for local businesses, and making billions for itself in the process. Google announced a major Google+ push into local search last week, when it revealed Google+ Local, which effectively turns Google+ business pages into the new local business hub across Google Search, Google Maps and Google+. “Much of the information from a business owners’ Google Place …

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Google Acquires Mobile Loyalty Card Startup Punchd

Google has acquired Punchd, a mobile digital loyalty card startup. The company describes itself as “the replacement for your buy-10-get-1-free cards at your favorite shops.” Here’s a promo for the service: Punchd App Promo from Punchd on Vimeo. On the Punchd site, you can see the following message from the startup: Punchd hatched at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in …

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