January Google Places Optimization Blog Archives

Google Places Prohibits Certain Home Businesses like Web Designers?

The REALLY scary part of all this… Google thinks whether a home business sees clients in person or not can be algorithmically decided! This is going to get really messy if they start rejecting certain types of businesses under the ASSUMPTION they don’t meet with clients.

How to Track Google Places Traffic Using Google Analytics

What can you do when your referral URL says only that it’s from Google? That’s a rather vague answer with a lot of different possibilities. How can we narrow it down to traffic referred only from Google Places? To better justify the time and money spent on Google Places for our clients, I set out to find an answer.