Matt McGee is the Editor-In-Chief of Search Engine Land and Marketing Land. His news career includes time spent in TV, radio, and print journalism. After leaving traditional media in the mid-1990s, he began developing and marketing websites and continued to provide consulting services for more than 15 years. His SEO and social media clients ranged from mom-and-pop small businesses to one of the Top 5 online retailers. Matt is a longtime speaker at marketing events around the U.S., including keynote and panelist roles. He can be found on Twitter at @MattMcGee. You can read Matt's disclosures on his personal blog. You can reach Matt via email using our Contact page. … [Read more...] about Is It Time To Send Google Maps Back To The Drawing Board?
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Overall, Seely said he likes Google, praising it for having great vision and products. “Google as a company as a whole, with their top level leadership, is a great company.” But when it comes to the details, in particular what he’s seen with Google Maps and how it can be exploited, he’s disappointed. “It’s disheartening. It’s like finding out your favorite company is a piece of sh**.” … [Read more...] about How A Long-Standing Google Maps Loophole Let This Man Put Edward Snowden In The White House
Below is the “list view” from the new Maps UI. It’s available after a click on “Go to Top Results.” Users can also drill down from this screen into individual business listings. These screens are more attractive and less cluttered than the old Maps UI list view. However they’re buried behind a click (or two clicks). … [Read more...] about New Google Maps Adds More Search Results To Info Window
Related Wikipedia page. Quite a few landmarks are associated with their Wikipedia pages within Google Maps, so if your business is notable enough to merit inclusion in Wikipedia, then you may have more of a chance of getting landmark treatment. If you think this is a stretch, the Google LatLong blog even mentions linkage to the Wikipedia articles in its post announcing the landmark icon treatment. Take note, however! Wikipedia has moderately strict guidelines for whether a subject is sufficiently “notable” or not to be included in the online encyclopedia, so do not add an article about yourself or your business willy-nilly to the site—instead, ask a well-experienced Wikipedian if they would consider adding an article about you. … [Read more...] about Can Your Business Achieve Landmark Status In Google Maps?