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Google Places; it’s moved into Google+
and is now Google+ Local
Published on Jun 6, 2012 by GoogleBusiness
There’s a new look and feel for Google Places; it’s moved into Google+ and is now Google+ Local. This brings some exciting new changes, so this Hangout features Dasha and Jade, who walk us through Google+ Local, talk about what’s coming next, and answer questions.
Here’s how the video breaks down:
0:00 – Intro
2:00 – Google+ Local Walk-through (consumer side)
5:05 – Google+ Local Walk-through (business owner side)
14:45 – A merged (socially enabled) Local page
17:00 – Q&A
Here is one handy site for Google search. Makes local search easy, categories a breeze, seasons, and other key search functions. Be sure to bookmark this one and Google+ too!
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