Entries Tagged as 'Apple Maps'

Apple Maps’ Business Data Quality Strategy

November 25th, 2014 · 6 Comments


Last week, when we uncovered that Apple Maps had cut deals with at least ten new companies (e.g. Yext, Location3, Yodle, etc.) to provide business listings data, I got a few emails asking what the big deal was. Here’s what I see is going on: Apple has come to realize that organizing the world’s local [...]

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Tags: Apple Maps · Local Data · Local Search

Apple Maps Rejects Home-Based Businesses

November 20th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s Apple Maps week over here. Just wanted to point you over to my latest post on AMM, Apple Maps Is Not Intended To Be A General Business Directory, my rant on why I think Apple Maps should allow home-based businesses to be listed. Kind of ironic given this from the U.S. Small Business Administration: [...]

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Tags: Apple Maps · Local Data · Local Search · Online Maps

Apple Maps “Announces” New U.S. Business Listings Data Providers

November 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Just posted this on the Apple Maps Marketing blog, but it’s too big a deal to not put here as well: At the launch of Apple Maps Connect, we submitted an inquiry about submitting a client with a few hundred locations to Apple Maps.  Today we received the following email: “Thank you for your recent inquiry [...]

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Tags: Apple Maps · Yelp · Yext.com · Yodle

Are You Ignoring Apple Maps Bozo?

October 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Just popped a post up on AppleMapsMarketing.com about the importance of remembering to update business data in Apple Maps. “Today a retailer client, let’s assume they are called “Bingo’s”, pinged me because they had sold one of their locations, let’s say to “Bozo’s”, and their brand was still appearing on the business’ Yelp profile. So [...]

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More iOS8 iBeaconized GPS Local Retail App Icons Spotted in the Wild

June 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

iOS 8 Local Store App Icons

Hat tip to Mike Vichich of Wise.ly in Ann Arbor for sending this in. Looks like Apple is indeed dogfooding…  

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Tags: Apple Maps