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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 the Europe and the US. They’re even participating in an anti-Google lobby which recently served this author a LinkedIn ad. These regulatory pushes

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How To Send People Directly to a Business’s Ratings Page on Google (Even on Mobile Devices)

Are you a business owner or manager of a Google My Business (GMB) listing who wants to send people directly to your ratings page on Google? 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 link: https://search.google.com/local/writereview?placeid=<place_id> Here’s where you go

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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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