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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Choosing the Correct Google Places for Business Categories

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How can Google lead potential customers to you unless they know what type of business you are?

Although Google might spend a ridiculous amount of effort reading and indexing your website to figure out who you are and what you do, they also rely heavily on exactly what you tell them from within your Google Places for Business account.

The screen shot below was taken from a jewelry store's Places for Business account. You can see the list of categories...

AT: 05/21/2014 03:42:36 PM   0 COMMENTS
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Google Places Pages in Flux

Since the major change to Google Places last week, several features of your Places account have vanished.

Some places accounts are missing descriptions and some are missing the store hours. The missing description was a bug and should be fixed, hopefully by the time you read this. We've already seen the store hours starting to show up again.

It seems like all of the places pages are missing the Payment Terms and Additional Details part of the Places page. The Additional Details area of your account is where we always recommended adding the brands that you carry, jewelry services, credentials, and other random keyword phrases like "diamond wedding rings."

These changes are certainly disruptive to the users who have come to expect these details. We see these changes as to detrimental so we went searching through man...

AT: 07/26/2011 01:19:53 PM   0 COMMENTS
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