|Forum: Local Search|
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|29:|| 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:|| 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:|| Google Local Business Becomes Google Places|
"Today the Local Business Center is becoming Google Places."
|Apr 20, 2010|
|32:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| A Local SEO cheat sheet|
What and where to submit for local search engines
|Mar 5, 2014|
|37:|| 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:|| 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|