Oct 162009
This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Google Places

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Google PlacesWhen I first start working with small businesses, they can be surprised at the information that is out on the internet both about their businesses and themselves. Yesterday, Google put out a nice overview of how they recommend managing internet reputations. In a nutshell [...]

Oct 062009
Augmented reality will be using Local Search

Today there was a nice article about people using smart phones and integrating local content with the GPS abilities of cell phones. Start looking for “Augmented Reality” as a new buzz phrase. My key point is that all these applications are going to use content that is already developed by Google Local Business or similar [...]

Jun 052009
Making it Easy for Customers to Review your Business

As small business owners become aware of all the information about their enterprise they can find both good and bad news. They are irritated that somewhere there is information about their sales revenue, who owns their business or other things that they view as company only information. Google local is an amazing tool for promoting [...]