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Foursquare says its Places API for Startups offers more place attributes than any other available location API.
Situated in between Foursquare’s Enterprise tier for large-scale partners and its free tiers, which are available for non-commercial developers, pricing for Places API for Startups will start at $599 per month for developers from mid-sized companies.
Millions of merchants could be affected by the Supreme Court’s decision in a case that could force online retailers to collect sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence. The case pits South Dakota against three companies, Wayfair, Overstock and Newegg. Amazon already pays sales tax.
Not all local SEO advice is applicable to enterprise local SEO. If you’re marketing big brands with many locations, you need to learn what advice to ignore and what to implement. Get started with this enterprise local SEO checklist!
What’s the toughest part of online review management? It isn’t getting the review. It isn’t even dealing with a flood of negative reviews from a horde of angry customers. No, the hardest part of online review management is something unexpected. It’s demonstrating the ROI of online review management.
Photos and other non-review UGC may soon become as important as reviews for reputation management. Certainly photos have that potential, providing as they do a visceral impact with which no text paragraph can compete.
10 tips to help you to get your Twitter feed to show up in the SERPs from the newly married Chris Silver Smith. Congratulations, Silvery!
Google told Reuters Monday it would resume accepting ads from U.S. addiction treatment centers in July, nearly a year after the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) unit suspended the lucrative category of advertisers for numerous deceptive and misleading ads. “Treatment centers now will be able to run ads after being vetted by Portland, Ore. firm LegitScript, Google said.” However, The new rules do not affect free business listings on Google Maps, which also have been susceptible to fraud. Google said it is continuously developing ways to combat Maps spammers.”
“Don’t discourage or prohibit negative reviews or selectively solicit positive reviews from customers.”
Resources for getting visible to customers in Google’s local search results and beyond.
These online volunteers fight fake reviews, ghost listings and other scams on Google Maps — and say the problem’s getting worse
The people who spend time trying to weed bad actors off Google Maps say the company isn’t doing enough to curb spam on its platform.
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