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Google Changes Result In Duplicate Listings For Businesses
Google has run into some “complications” upgrading local businesses to the new Places dashboard. In some cases, businesses’ accounts...
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Google Updates Quality Guidelines For Businesses
Google announced that it has made some tweaks to the Google Places Quality Guidelines, specifically for business names. The changes illustrate how you...
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Google Adds Regional Dialects To Business Categories
Late last month, Google announced that it was adding 1,000 new categories in the new Places dashboard for businesses. This is an effort to significant...
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Google Makes Changes To Business Page Creation
Google announced that it is making some changes to how business pages are created. Businesses creating listings in the new Places for Business dashboa...
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Google Places Adds A Slew Of Business Categories
Google is working on improving and expanding the business categories for Google Places For Business for countries around the world. In fact, they̵...
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Google+ Local iOS App Is No More, Use Google Maps
Google has retired the standalone Google+ Local app for iOS. 9to5Mac first reported on an email that Google sent around (which has since made its way ...
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The Ones That Make Your Business Look Good In Google’s Local Results
Back in January, Google revealed that Google Business Photos were being used by 100,000 businesses, a number that has no doubt grown significantly in ...
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Google Adds New Business Owner Link On Local Results
Google has added a new link to manage local business listings to search results pages on the right-hand side. Google’s Jade Wang made the announ...
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Google Places For Business Interface Gets Update
Google announced the launch of an update to Google Places for Business. With the update comes a simpler interface, more integration with other Google ...
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Google Updates Spam Detection For Reviews, Warns SEOs
Google announced that it has made some improvements to its spam detection algorithms that increased the number of reviews that appear on some Google+ ...
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Google Adds New Photo Sharing Options For Google+ Local
Google announced the launch of a new Google+ Local feature in a Google+ post last night. Now, when you upload a picture of a place or of food you orde...
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Local Search Is Where Facebook Could Quickly Take A Stab At Google
On Tuesday, Facebook unveiled Graph Search, and I’ve been doing little but reading and writing about it ever since. There’s one conclusion...
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Google Is Letting Anonymous Users Review Businesses
Online reviews are a hot button issue right now, particularly as one case involving Yelp reviews has attracted some media attention. You can read abou...
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Google Adds Store Interior Photography Access To Local Search Results
Google is now highlighting its indoor photography for businesses from search results pages, making the imagery much more visible to users. Businesses ...
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Google Lets You Export Panoramio Photos To Google+
Google announced today that it is now letting Panoramio users export their photos to Google+. With Google+ being such a magnet for photographers, and ...
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Google Launches New Zagat App For Android (And It’s Free)
Google has launched a new Zagat app for Android devices in one of a handful of recent Google+ Local-related announcements from the company. And in cas...
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Google Lets You Check Out Users’ Reviews In Google+ Profiles
Google has added a new feature to Google+ where users can see the local businesses that others have reviewed. Under the “About” tab on a u...
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Google Adjusts Ratings System For Google+ Local
Google has been rolling out an update to its local ratings system. As you may recall, Google recently made some changes to the system on Google Maps f...
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Google Tweaks Mobile Ratings, Adds Favorite Stars On Google+ Local
Google announced a couple of updates to Google+ Local today. First, on Google Maps for Android, the ratings system has been adjusted so you can choose...
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This Business Is Furious With Google For Deleting Hundreds Of Reviews
In May, Google announced Google+ Local, which would replace Place Pages, and overhaul Google’s entire local business review search results. We&#...
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