The Google Places page layout has gone through big changes recently, as you may have seen. These changes include not showing snippets of reviews written through third-party sites (like Yelp), and removing the “Details” area from the Places … [Continue reading] about What To Do While Google Screws with Your Places Listing
I thought I’d noticed all the changes to the Google Places layout yesterday, when Google rolled out the changes. But I didn’t. Susan Walsh of elsue.com has kindly pointed out to me that the “Additional Details” area is missing from all Google … [Continue reading] about Google Places Disappearing Details
If you’ve looked up any business in Google Places today, you’d have noticed two BIG changes to the layout. One change screams at users to write a review through their Google account—and not through a third-party site like Yelp or InsiderPages. … [Continue reading] about Google Places Review Change: Test or Takeover?
I spend a lot of time talking about what you should do to rank well in Google Places. One way I do this is by focusing on patterns: I try to show you what qualities are most common among businesses that have top rankings in their local … [Continue reading] about The 1st Annual Google Places Freak Show
Are you a gritty, gutsy gambler? Do you like taking business risks, especially when there’s the possibility of making more money than you do today? If so, that may be bad news for your business’s local visibility in Google Places. Sure, you can … [Continue reading] about 5 Easy Experiments for Your Google Places Listing