Category: Google maps

Category: Google maps

Monday Morning SEO: Ads on Google Maps?

Maps are not my friend. Or at least they haven’t been in the past, whether lost on the side of a road with a big unfolded paper map that I can’t find myself upon, or driving directions from Google or Yahoo or Mapquest that get me 99% of the way to my destination only to […]

Google Places and Local Search Gets Updated

Google announced that their local search service “Google Places”, will now allow the local business to submit their data including business hours, address, name, and more directly. This more streamlined process places more trust in the business. Google stated “the organic listing will automatically be updated and the business owner will be sent an email […]

Google Maps Adds “Helicopter” View

Google Maps added a few new features this week, including “Helicopter” view. The new view provides a fly-over view of the route the user specifies between two destinations. This new 3D view is available to users that have the Google Earth plug-in installed on their computer. This not only adds enhanced video and viewing capabilities, […]

Google Maps Enhanced with Weather

Google Maps has another layer of data, now featuring weather provided by This added feature is great especially for mobile users who are looking up locations on their smartphone, they will be able to see the weather and make a traveling decision. Google announced this last week on their official blog. In addition to […]

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