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How to set up Google Local for your Business

This post will cover Google Local, Google Places and Google Maps. The process is not as straight forward as one would expect, though it has become easier to grasp compared to the mess it was last year. As Google continuously moves towards gathering more information about the 7 billion or so people on this planet, it is trying to tie all of its services into one user account. This means that your Google Plus is now linked to your Google Local and Google Places for Business. Let’s take it one step at a time.

What is Google Local?

Google Local is a listing aimed towards local businesses where users can get place recommendations, publish their own photos and reviews, view a business’ Google Plus page with posts and other useful information.


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