Google is busy with new product launches and enhancements on the Maps/Mobile/Places side of the house this week. Today they announced the Maps 6.7 release for android, that will help consumers find offers from nearby businesses in the U.S. — everything from restaurants, to salons, to city tours.
UPDATE 8PM – Later in the day Google launched a New Offers program and dashboard for US businesses. Here is Vanessa’s post in the forum. Here are the help docs. And Mike did a great post about it too: Google Places Rolls Out New Offers Program and Interface
They also added indoor walking directions plus 360-degree interior photos of businesses which is VERY DYNAMIC! See announcement and images below.
For consumers that live on their Phones this is pretty cool technology and should push more businesses to launch offers. (Stay tuned for more info soon.)
Here is the official Google announcement with pics and videos.
Shop and travel smarter with Google Maps 6.7 for Android – now with Google Offers and indoor walking directions
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