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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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TalkBin Acquired by Google for Local Business Customer Engagement

Google has acquired a company called TalkBin (spawned from Y Combinator) for an undisclosed sum. TalkBin describes itself as a way for your business to deliver better customer experience by letting customers use their mobile phones to communicate to your business in real time. Customers can send businesses feedback, suggestions, and questions through short messages, which allow the businesses to …

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