Tag Archives: Google Places

Local Search Optimization in 2013

2012 was an Interesting Year for Local Search In 2012 we saw the introduction of Google+ local and its slow but interesting development. Hopefully we will continue to see the development and integration of places and plus. As of right now there is still many elements that could be improved in an effort to make […]

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New Local Search Formats for Results on Google

For some time now Google’s local search results have stuck with a standard format of display results either in a 7-pack, 3-pack or 1-pack. The number of results displaying was determined by Google’s algorithm. However, if you have not noticed already several weeks ago this standard of formatting changed and we noticed and so have […]

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Google Can Change your Places Page Automatically

Be sure to watch you email. Google recently said they are going to start automatically updating information on your businesses place page if they find more recent information from user edits and 3rd party data site that Google is constantly searching. When making the changes you will be notified via an email but regardless to […]

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Short Links for Places Page on Google

Recently Google rolled the ability to create short URL’s for any places page. To access the new feature just clink on the link icon in the top right hand corner of a place page and check the “Short URL” check box and you will have your shortened URL. Great new feature, now instead of having a […]

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