Google Places – Articles, Information & Resources

GOOGLE PLACES IS GONE, FINITO, LATER, BYE-BYE.
G+ IS NOW HOUSING ALL GOOGLE LOCAL INFORMATION

More about G+ here.

Google Places, you know… when you’re searching for something and a result comes up with the “little map”? That my friends is Google Places and there’s a definite right and wrong way to set up YOUR G+ page. We can do this for you (check out our Google Places page!) or you can read some of the collected articles below to get started. Be sure to do it right the first time! Correcting your Google Places page after it’s been set up can take quite a while. When in doubt, hire a seasoned professional who’s been there and done that [hint hint nudge nudge].

Google Places Articles

Top 7 Tricks to Rank in Google Places 6/28/2011
[Search Engine Journal]

Bug with Listing Business on Google Places 9/21/2011
[OptiLocal]

Blended Local Search vs “Pure” Local Search 6/15/2011
[David Mihm]

Local Search Ranking Factors 6/3/2011
[David Mihm]

Optimizing Your Google Places Page 5/2/2011
[SEOmoz]

The Ultimate List: 50 Local Business Directories 3/7/2011
[HubSpot]

How to Pimp Your Google Places Page for Better Rankings 2/28/2011
[Sugarrae]

Tips for creating a free business listing in Google Places: Business Types 12/12/2010
[Google Small Business Blog]

Google Places Policies: Quality guidelines 10/14/2010
[Google]

Tips for creating a free business listing in Google Places: Business Listing Titles 10/14/2010
[Google Small Business Blog]

Tips for creating a free business listing in Google Places: Adding useful descriptions and relevant categories 10/14/2010
[Google Small Business Blog]

If you have any to add just hit me with a comment!

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