Entries Tagged as 'Apple Maps'

Is Apple Maps Phone Verifying Business Info?

February 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A business claims they were called by Apple Maps about their out of whack NAP. First I have heard of such a thing.

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Apple Maps May Trust Yelp Data More Than Others…

January 29th, 2014 · No Comments

According to some data I uncovered it appears that Apple Maps Trusts Yelp More Than Business Listing Aggregators: Just as Google Local SEO relies on NAP (Name, Address & Phone Number) consistency to help Google understand and rank (or not rank) your business, Apple Maps has its own flavor of NAP inconsistencies gumming up the [...]

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Tags: Apple Maps · Yelp

Apple Maps Is Starting To Make A Dent in Google Maps

November 11th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Sending a little love over to AppleMapsMarketing.com: 63% of iPhone Owners Use Apple Maps Says Comscore Since Apple Maps was released, Google Maps usage on the iPhone in the U.S. has dropped by about 29 million monthly users. Dios mio!

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What Job Is Apple Maps Hired To Do?

July 22nd, 2013 · 2 Comments


Hint: Not this one…ripped off from Tumblr. I asked a bunch of Local Search geeks which company will Apple Maps buy next?.

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Local Search Steel-Cage Match: Google+ Local v. Apple Maps v. Facebook Nearby v. Everyone Else

December 17th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Facebook Nearby

Just caught Greg’s piece on Facebook’s new mobile local search feature: Facebook Gets Into Local Search with Facebook Nearby for iOS & Android. While I don’t expect Facebook Nearby to stay ad-free forever, with the entry of Facebook Nearby and Apple Maps, both ad-free, I’d say 2012 has been the most interesting year in the Local [...]

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Tags: Apple Maps · Facebook Places · Google Place Pages

What’s Up With The Apple Maps Blog?

October 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Apple Maps Takes The Cake

Regular readers may have noticed my new Apple Maps blog getting a lot of my blogging attention these days at the expense of this fine collection of pixels.  I thought it might be of interest to one or two of you to explain what’s going on. A couple of months ago I realized that I [...]

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My Apple Maps Apology…

October 4th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Sad Apple Maps Logo

At Local SEO Guide, we strive to write world-class blog posts that deliver the best experience possible to our readers. With the launch of our new Apple Maps Marketing blog this week, we fell short on this commitment as we are too busy writing posts for that blog to contribute more content on this one. [...]

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New Blog on Apple Maps Marketing

October 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments

Apple Maps suck. Might as well start a new blog about them: Apple Maps Marketing.com

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iPhone5 Local Search Features

September 12th, 2012 · 5 Comments

iPhone5 POI Search Engine

I was surprised at how little time Apple Maps got in the iPhone5 launch event, but then again they had a lot to cover. Below are the features they presented. Thanks to The Verge’s live coverage! (Great artists steal right?): Apple Has Built a Local Search Engine “We’ve built a search engine in to find [...]

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Tags: Apple Maps · iPhone Local

And Did We Mention Apple Maps Are Going To Suck?

September 9th, 2012 · 7 Comments

No big surprise that The Atlantic’s piece on Google Maps – an “exclusive look inside Ground Truth, the secretive program to build the world’s best accurate maps” is coming out the week before the new iOS 6 with Apple Maps are introduced.  It has been great theater watching all of the ways Google has been pushing the [...]

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Tags: Apple Maps · Google Maps