May 062013
 

Google has removed the link to Places search. The link, which had been located in Google’s “More” drop-down menu option, is no longer there, meaning local businesses can only be found via search (paid or organic), Google+ Local, or Google Maps. Image via Understanding Google Maps & Local Search Also, when Google shows a 7-pack […]

May 062013
 

If last week’s data on the rise of mobile research and conversion didn’t stir an action, more stats are surfacing from the Local Search Association and comScore that show mobile, local, and apps are the trifecta in web marketing. According to the report, local search via non-PC devices more than quadrupled in 2012: <img alt="share-of-web-traffic […]

Apr 272013
 

Google has acquired news summarization start-up Wavii for more than $30 million. The deal was first reported by TechCrunch earlier this week and finally confirmed by Wavli in a post yesterday on their website: You probably know us best for our app that takes the deluge of information streaming across the web and condenses it into fast, […]