Where’s Google Places Gone?

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Changes Made to Google Places

Google recently made a change in how local business can be found using their search product.

They have removed the link to the Places search, which was found under the “More” drop-down menu option. This means that local businesses that used to be found by searchers this way is gone and will now only be found via paid and organic search, Google+ Local or Google Maps.

This change is just another example of Google’s local search experiments, refining how we search locally, and entrenching us even more in using all things Google.

By Marc Apple


By Marc Apple

Marc Apple is recognized as a leader in the marketing industry and has 20+ years of experience helping businesses of all sizes improve their digital marketing. He specializes in website design, SEO, social media, and paid search programs. He is a frequent contributor to other marketing websites and speaks regularly about marketing to small business owners and startups. To learn about Marc and to contact him, visit his author bio page.


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