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Google City Pages: Local Listings will be even more relevant

Posted by on October 3, 2011 at 6:50 pm
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For the past couple of months Google has been working on a new platform to integrate Google Places with community building tools to enhance the level of engagement of local consumers. Dallas is not on the map yet, but it is a matter of time and those businesses that are taking advantage of the current [...]

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Business Profiles in Google+

Posted by on July 24, 2011 at 6:13 pm

Google’s Christien Oestlien update on Business Profiles in Google+: A few weeks ago we mentioned we would be doing a test of business profiles and asked people interested to apply. Believe it or not we actually had tens of thousands of businesses, charities, and other organizations apply to take part from all over the world. [...]

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Google Places for Local Small Businesses

Posted by on July 2, 2011 at 2:49 am

Do you own a business? This video provides a quick introduction to the unique features and offerings of Google Places for Business. Claiming a Google Places account is quick and free. Also, we introduce Google Tags, a new way to advertise through Google Places. Click here for a complete 40 minute Google Places how to [...]

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Matt Cutts: Does Google use data from social sites in ranking?

Posted by on December 21, 2010 at 6:18 pm

“We do use Twitter and Facebook links in ranking as we always have in our web search rankings, but in addition we’re also trying to figure out a little bit about the reputation of an author or creator on Twitter or Facebook,” says Cutts. You can read the article here: What Social Signals Do Google [...]

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Google’s New Local Search Results

Posted by on November 30, 2010 at 6:26 pm

Google recently changed how local search results are being displayed. For approximately the past 2 years, Google had been running the 7-pack local business listings beside the map. Now, however, the search engine has essentially merged the organic listings with the local listings and restructured the page, calling it Place Search. As part of this [...]

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