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Google Place Search

Local search will not be the same again

     
7:43 am on Oct 28, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Some months ago Silvery broke this news here on Webmasterworld.

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Official Google announcement
Place Search: a faster, easier way to find local information
10/27/2010 11:00:00 AM
[googleblog.blogspot.com...]


My immediate thoughts are with the data providers such as Yellow Pages and with the SEOs who set up business models around the 7-pack. Now the whole page (of 100) is a pack of 30-40 results. It hasn't rolled out here in Australia, but Google provides a preview URL:

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[edited by: engine at 8:17 am (utc) on Oct 28, 2010]
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8:07 am on Oct 28, 2010 (gmt 0)

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There's a discussion about this in the Google SEO forum....

Google Place Search - Maps now above right hand Adwords column
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