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Small Business Owners: You Need the Google My Business App

If you own or manage a “local business”, a business with a physical store front or a local service area, the new Google My Business app will help you control your business’s Google Maps listing! Here’s Google’s hype video on the newly updated app: Key Google My Business App Features Ensure business info is accurate

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Switching from an iPhone to a Google Pixel Phone

tl;dr Though I miss my iPhone, the perks of being with Google and the cost savings of being on Google Fi (Google’s cellular network), make it worth it. Let me start at the beginning. My iPhone 6 plus was the best smart phone I’ve ever owned even though it was famously prone to bending (mine

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Yelp Won’t Save Itself, So Consumers Have To

(This article in an opinion piece on how Yelp or new Yelp users can work to improve Yelp as a service.) Yelp is fledgling. They’re advocating for antitrust action against Google in Europe and the US. They’re even participating in an anti-Google lobby which recently served this author a LinkedIn ad. These regulatory pushes are

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How to Send People Directly to Your Business’s Google Review Page

Are you a business owner or manager of a Google My Business (GMB) listing who wants to send people directly to your review page on Google so they can leave a review? Here’s how: Step 1: Build a link to send folks directly to the GMB ratings page: Put the business’s “place ID” in this

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I’m a Google Local Guide and So Can You

I’ve been a Google Local Guide for just over 2 years. It has been a great experience on so many levels. I’ve received perks from Google. From small: like a free trial of YouTube Red; to big: I got selected to the Local Guides Summit (now called Connect Live), in 2017. In addition to perks,

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Selfdriving Cars Are Here; Waymo Announces First Ever Production Ready Driverless Car, the Electric Jaguar I-Pace

Autonomous vehicle company Waymo, just had a YouTube livestream today announcing the first ever production ready self-driving car: Jaguar I-PACE Intro Video: This is a production ready Electric Jaguar I-PACE, that is ready to be on the road in the United States this year. Waymo CEO, John Krafcik, said that they will begin making 20,000

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