Google Places pages have been entirely replaced by new Google+ Local pages. As of this morning roughly 80 million Google Place pages worldwide have been automatically converted into 80 million Google+ Local pages
Entries Tagged as 'Google'
May 31st, 2012
May 17th, 2012
Search is a lot about discovery—the basic human need to learn and broaden your horizons. But searching still requires a lot of hard work by the user this is why Google are constantly trying to impove search results. So today Google are very excited to launch the Knowledge Graph, which will help you discover new information quickly and easily.
May 16th, 2012
Google Research confirms the increasing usage of smartphones around the world. Last October, Google launched their Mobile Planet, a resource enabling anyone to visualize the ways smartphones are transforming how people connect with information, each other and the places around them. Smartphone adoption has gone global!
May 10th, 2012
The future of Google’s greatest social networking effort to date, Google+, may be debatable, but the search giant hasn’t found it very difficult to lure brands to Google+.
May 2nd, 2012
Google is repositioning its Hotel Finder product to a spot just above organic results on search results pages for users in the US
April 25th, 2012
Google introduces a share button for Google+ – The new button enables website operators to more easily encourage visitors to spread content among connections on Google’s social network.
April 19th, 2012
Google has come up with a more functional and flexible version of Google+. The company also shared that more than 170 million people have upgraded to Google+. In a posting on the company’s official blog, Google senior vice president Vic Gundotra emphasised that the focus is on building a seamless social experience, all across Google.
April 18th, 2012
Digital marketing is all about results. Unlike offline marketing, in the online and mobile space we can track and analyze ROIs from our online marketing campaign results quickly and accurately over the Internet. There is no medium that allows tracking like the Internet does, yet in hospitality, we didn’t adopt these tracking technologies at first introduction. Instead, we relied on cheap or free analytical tools to provide us with important information used to make major decisions. As a result, we are often basing integral marketing decisions on inferior information.
April 11th, 2012
TripAdvisor appears to be trying to cut its reliance on Google for search engine referrals. Perhaps ironically — but out of necessity — TripAdvisor is a heavy advertiser with Google’s leading search service.