Mike Blumenthal dissects Google Places’ latest redesign: According to Mike: “They include a strong call to action (review, upload photos) and clear sense of priorities as to what is important going forward – even coupons now have a higher visibility - more user generated content, more understanding of your social circles intent and a greater desire, [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Google Place Pages'
August 5th, 2011 · 6 Comments
July 27th, 2011 · 10 Comments
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 [...]
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.