I haven’t pontificated on last week’s changes that removed most of the third party data from displaying on Google Place Pages – I basically agree with David Mihm’s assessment of the situation – this is an interface update, not an algorithm update. This article by FT.com implies that Google removed 3rd party reviews from Place [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Google Place Pages'
July 27th, 2011 · 10 Comments
July 18th, 2011 · 6 Comments
Phil Rozek has a great post on The 1st Annual Google Places Freakshow: “Whatever your ranking, I suggest you pay attention to how your Google listing comes across at a gut level. Ask friends, family, or customers who haven’t seen it to take a look and give you their first impressions. You’ll ensure that YOUR [...]
July 11th, 2011 · 4 Comments
Justin Sanger, CEO of JoinHere, an interesting new SMB “Social Engagement Platform”, puts it thus: “A G+ and G Places integration will create the most powerful discovery, publishing, and social suite the marketplace has seen to date. The G maps algo will undergo more change as content contribution, followers, and +1s begin to affect discovery – [...]
July 1st, 2011 · 11 Comments
My first spotting of a Google Place Page – actually a link to a Place Page – in Google Plus. According to Greg and Mike, Jeff Huber, GOOG’s head of Local, said SMBs will eventually have G+ profile pages.
June 24th, 2011 · 5 Comments
From Mike’s post today entitled Some Days Are Shittier Than Others: Someone uploaded pictures of poo on my business listing and I can’t get them off!!! Fortunately Google took notice and brought out the pooper scooper. Of course this probably only happened because Mike’s post brought it to GOOG’s attention which will likely leave a [...]