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29: new post   Google Invents PlaceRank for Google Maps
"'PlaceRank is like PageRank for places. It tries to figure out how prominent a place is based on factors such as references on the Web, reviews, photos,' said John Hanke, VP of Google Earth, Maps, and Local."
Dec 8, 2009
30: new post   Location-Based Marketing To Mobiles and Portables
"Will the uptake of Smartphones and other portable devices finally make location-based marketing a reality."
Mar 25, 2010
31: new post   Google Local Business Becomes Google Places
"Today the Local Business Center is becoming Google Places."
Apr 20, 2010
32: new post   How Bad Reviews in Google Maps May Be Scammers
"About a month after the posts, the company gets a call and is told that the negative reviews can be removed for a fee..."
Oct 1, 2010
33: new post   Yelp Shares Surge In Early Trading
The company yesterday priced its shares at $15, raising $107.25 million on the 7.15 million shares it made available.
Mar 2, 2012
34: new post   Google+ Local Replaces Google Places
From the new 'Local' tab on the left-hand side of Google+, you can search for specific places or browse for ones that fit your mood. If you click on a restaurant, or a museum (or whatever), you'll be taken to a local Google+ page that includes photos, Zagat scores and summaries, reviews from people you know, and other useful information like address and opening hours.
May 30, 2012
35: new post   Wikimedia Foundation Launches Wikipedia Nearby (Beta)
As a first pass, the mobile team has focused on using the Nearby page to surfaces articles in close proximity that lack images, inviting users to add one.
May 30, 2013
36: new post   A Local SEO cheat sheet
What and where to submit for local search engines
Mar 5, 2014
37: new post   Local SEO Cheat Sheet
If you follow the steps and are very careful about accuracy and consistency, this information should work for you as well.
Mar 7, 2014
38: new post   Google "My Business" Launched: Makes It Easier To Update Info In One Place
"In addition to new businesses getting started with Google My Business, we're also upgrading current users of Places for Business and the Google+ Dashboard to this new experience."
June 12, 2014
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