Tag Archives: Google Places

Google Places could be a valuable tool for businesses

QUESTION: What’s the most important thing a business should do to be found online? (9 hours ago) Continue reading

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Google Places removes third-party reviews

Google has reportedly dropped excerpts of customer reviews from sites such as Yelp and TripAdvisor from Google Places. The search giant has made changes to the way its search engine displays information about local businesses. (1 hour ago) Continue reading

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Google "Places" drops outside customer reviews

CHICAGO – Google Inc has removed excerpts of customer reviews from sites such as Yelp and TripAdvisor from Google Places, its competing online service aimed at helping consumers search for local businesses. (4 hours ago) Continue reading

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Review: Google Places for iPhone

Because it draws upon the huge databases of Google itself, this location-based search app is still a great, useful tool for any iPhone user who ever leaves their own neighborhood. (1 hour ago) Continue reading

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Google Launches My Places Tab on Google Maps

Google announced the launch of a new tab on Google Maps, called My Places,? which gives users a place where they can see the places they’ve starred on Google Maps, rated on Google Places or added to a customized map (2 hours ago) Continue reading

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Local Discovery: Google Hotpot merges with Google Places

We told you about Google Hotpot back in November of last year, and the service has waffled somewhere between obscurity and popularity ever since. It was part of Google Places yet was also its own entity, and no one was (5 mins ago) Continue reading

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Genbook Customer Reviews Now Published to Google Places

Scheduling Platform Enhancement Syndicates Local Business Reviews Across the Internet (6 hours ago) Continue reading

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Ontario Document Management Company, Mes Hybrid Document Systems Inc., Announces New Referral & Review Program

Ontario document management company, MES Hybrid Document Systems, Inc., is pleased to announce their new Referral & Review Program, which allows clients to give back to the community simply by referring new customers to MES or by writing a short review of MES on their Google Places page. (3 hours ago) Continue reading

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Bing Business Portal Challenges Google Places in Local

Microsoft Bing challenges the Google Places local business offering with the new Bing Business Portal. Merchants may lbuild an online business listing complete with deals and promotions for Bing. (3 hours ago) Continue reading

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Google Tags Are No More

After about a year of testing, Google has decided to get rid of its Tag advertising program for Google Places. The program allowed advertisers to highlight their organic listings with yellow tags showing offers, photos, videos, menus, reservations, etc… Continue reading

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