Even Cleveland was Wiped off the Maps
Considering the timing and whats been seen so far, Google could name this update Pandademic. This update reminds me of a Panda refresh. By Sheilalau at English Q52 – Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons., Public Domain, Link Later today, we are releasing a broad core algorithm update, as we do several times per year. It … Read more
Storytelling is great in the digital world for social media. Every business should tell a story. Whether it’s showing the work, featuring a team member, or even a video about how things are done is great for a businesses tribe (social media followers.) Blogs are also considered social media. Blogs are great for telling a … Read more
Google Analytics is an important tool for collecting and analyzing data to a website. However, is Google Analytics traffic data important enough to give to a local business too look at and determine success? It depends. If they do not sell items or take orders directly on their website, showing Google Analytics information to a … Read more
You want to be on top of the local maps search results, Google will make you pay. Google hasn’t done anything to combat fake listings in maps. They depend on the public to report spam for them buy using a form and then waiting. I’ve done enough for Google. I’ve marked up sites so google … Read more
I’m going to save you some time. I’ve used bad software with horrible customer service and I’ve used good maps ranking position software.
When you search for a specific address in Google, you may notice blue, orange, yellow and red markers surrounding the area of the red pin. Many local SEO companies and even business owners struggle to find the answer about these map markers. The reason is Google doesn’t have an official blog on map icons or legends because maps are dealt with on the developer end. Google Map Developers don’t speak the same language as the average joe so trying to find information on map icons proves difficult unless you know the technical term. But these map icons you see are called POI Click Events. But for the sake of understanding, I’m just going to use the terms explain markers, icons, and pins.
If you want the short version, Google has a section on Place Labels on Maps. If not, keep reading.