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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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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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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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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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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Lion

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

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