Google Maps Now Lets iPhone-Owning Local Guides Post Videos — Here’s What It Means For Local Businesses
Going "direct to SMB" has become a bigger priority for Google and this new feature is yet another step in that direction, says Local SEO Guide's Andrew Shotland.
By David Kaplan, Aug 24th
Why Are More Instagram Influencers Sharing Their Photos On Google Maps?
Partnering with influencers to share high-quality photos as part of Google's local guides could be a major boon to businesses — particularly in the restaurant category.
By Lauryn Chamberlain, Mar 8th
What Google Maps’ Color-Coded Makeover Means For Local Business
The new styles will be rolled out over the next few weeks in all Google products that incorporate Google Maps, including the Assistant, Search, Earth, and Android Auto.
By David Kaplan, Nov 17th
What Google Maps’ New Q&A Feature Means For Local Businesses
SMBs should get ready to list an optimized 'FAQ' section in maps.
By Lauryn Chamberlain, Aug 14th
Google Maps’ Local Guides Updates Points System To Improve Shared Business Info
Local Guides now earn points for rating places and checking facts from other community members, Google Director Laura Slabin says.
By David Kaplan, Jun 14th
Google Teams Up With Le Tote To Get Users Writing More Maps Reviews
The user who writes the most 'high quality' Google Maps reviews will win a free year of the women's fashion subscription service.
By Lauryn Chamberlain, Feb 2nd
What Google’s Local Guide Photo Sharing Update Means For Businesses
Google Android can automatically match images on its phones with the exact locations the photos were taken at.
By David Kaplan, Jul 7th
OpenTable Hits The Road With Regional Vacation Guides
In a continuing effort to ‘enhance the dining experience’ way before, during, and after a meal, the reservations platform wants to plan the rest of your summer via social media.
By David Kaplan, Aug 7th
How Brands Can Partner With Google Assistant
By David Kaplan, Oct 2nd
Announcing Our New Venture: CMO On The Go!
By Lauryn Chamberlain, Sep 27th
IBM Watson Unveils Added AI Tools For Marketers, Including Weather-Related Ad Designs
By David Kaplan, Sep 26th