As a creative medium, the Internet has given brands not just a new advertising channel, but new opportunities to entertain, educate and intrigue us. These five food websites remind us of what we knew when we were young—that playing with your food is fun—and present inspiring interactive experiences that strengthen the bond between us and […]
Once again, the face of local search has transformed and Google is leading the charge. Initially released by invitation only, the new Google Maps interface is now open to all users. The original directory-type list of businesses is completely gone, replaced by an interactive map. Now requiring hands-on interaction from users and having the ability […]
Google Places is an excellent form of free advertising, but you have to take the time to build your presence, optimize your Place page and convert users.
It turns out this new Google Maps feature is only available to businesses with multiple locations and brands that are already considered “well-known.”
It looks like Google recently rolled out an update to its single local listings that includes a couple of new features and revisions to the old design.
Over the past few weeks, Google has been rolling out Place Pages. An evolution of the original Google Maps and a new rival for Yelp, Place Pages offer local business owners the opportunity to include a wealth of information for potential customers directly through the Local Business Center.
From any mobile phone, GeoGraffiti enables the user to mark real world places by publishing a Voice Mark message. These Voice Marks are made in 100% voice form and are linked to a locality using a zip-code, or geo-tagged to an exact spot on earth using coordinates.
You no longer have to wait for the mail or newspaper to arrive at your doorstep to receive the latest promotional offerings by local businesses in your area. With Google Maps (also known as Google Local), these offerings are closer…