Lee Willis

Google edges towards local hubs


Google has announced the launch of “Place Pages”. Essentially a local hub showing you relevant information from maps, search, business listings and so on.

It’s a fairly basic implementation right now (My local page doesn’t return any info just yet – not even businesses that I know are listed with Google) – but you can see that these could develop into fairly complex local hubs if Google feel that it helps relevance. Not to mention the potential for locally-targetted ads …

Is your place listed?

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