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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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The iOS App Business for Retailers is About To Get a Little Crazy

June 4th, 2014 · 2 Comments

ios8 location alerts

MacRumors reports that iOS8 features the app for nearby retailers showing up on your phone’s lock screen. For example, if you are in a Starbucks, the Starbucks app icon will appear on your lock screen:   “It appears that Apple will also suggest apps that are not installed when visiting certain locations. For example, a Twitter [...]

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Is Apple Maps Phone Verifying Business Info?

February 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

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 · Comments Off

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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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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