Location

Google My Business: Reconfirm Location Vs Verify Now

I am not sure what this is about but one local SEO is being asked to verify their business by clicking verify now or reconfirm location. I am not sure what the difference is and neither are any of the local SEOs in the Local Search Forums. Here is a screen shot: The local SEO […]

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Google’s Mobile Location History

If you use Google Maps to navigate from place to place, or if you have agreed to be a local guide for Google Maps, there is a chance that you have seen Google Mobile Location history information. There is a Google Account Help page about how to Manage or delete your Location History. The location […]

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Google Tracking How Busy Places are by Looking at Location Histories

Getting Ducks in a Row Google Maps helps people navigate from place to place. In order for it to work effectively, it’s helpful if it can track the location of the device that someone may be using to help them navigate. It’s interesting how Google tracks your location. I’ve noticed that after I take a […]

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Google My Business Editor Improved For Location Editing

The Google My Business features page say Google updated the Google My Business editor yesterday. The line reads: Update business info for your locations using the improved Google My Business editor. It seems the user interface now lets you bulk edit locations of 10 or more in a new faster way. The new method listed […]

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Google AdWords Launches Affiliate Location Extensions

We saw signs of this coming a couple days ago and now it is official. Google announced on Google+ that they are launching affiliate location extensions in the US. These extensions aim at helping manufacturers drive customers to third-party retail locations that sell their products, Google said. The help document says “If you sell your […]

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Google AdWords Testing Affiliate Location Extensions

George Bates shared a screen shot with me on Twitter of a new location extension named “affiliate location extensions” in AdWords. It shows the “relationship type”, the country and the available chains you can pick from. I am not 100% clear on how this works, but it seems like you can define if you are […]

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Google's Near Parameter Still Lets You See Results By Specific Location

So yesterday, Google stripped away the ability to use the Search Tools options in the user interface to show search results as if you are in a specific location. This upset many many SEOs and webmasters, especially the ones who do SEO outside of the US for US customers. The thing is, you can still […]

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