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Brian Pasch's Blog Posts Tagged 'google places' (10)

Google Places Review Feature Disabled on iPad Web Searches

Are you using an iPad to collect reviews from your customers on Google Places?  If you are, I'm sure you are using the Google Places App for the iPad.  

If you are not, you will discover that something has recently changed on Google Places when you visit the Google Places page on an iPad using a web browser.  

The "Write a Review" button is NO LONGER visible on the iPad.…


Added by Brian Pasch on May 23, 2012 at 7:43pm — 8 Comments

Google Places Team Creates Google+ Support Hangout Tomorrow

Dealers, if you have been having problems with Google Places, this may be the right time to join the Google+ Hangout.

Join +Joel Headley and …


Added by Brian Pasch on April 3, 2012 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

As The Dust Settles on The Google Places Update Fiasco

So a week has passed since dozens of dealers found out that their Google Places pages were updated inadvertantly by a massive update by Google.  


The original goal of this update was to "claim" and/create listings for dealers that had never claimed their Google Places…


Added by Brian Pasch on March 13, 2012 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

The 6th Star in Google Places is The Best Ever Rating

With all the discussion about Google Places lately it is clear that it is an important source for connecting with consumers in the Zero Moment of Truth.  

I got a call yesterday from Joe Webb asking about a review feature in…


Added by Brian Pasch on December 4, 2011 at 6:02pm — 3 Comments

Google Places Bugs Drops 7 Days Of Analytics Traffic in November

If you have been wondering why your Google Places analytics data has been light in November, it looks like there is a systemwide data evaporation across the Google network from November 20th thru November 27th.


I also have found this problem being discussed online on this…


Added by Brian Pasch on November 30, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Google Places Display Changes Highlights Need For Proper Merchandizing

At times I feel like a newspaper reporter on the Google "beat" just trying to stay up with the latest changes in Google search, Google Places, Google paid search, and their social strategy.  


This week I noticed that Google is exposing the details of the Google Places listing on a search that…


Added by Brian Pasch on November 28, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments

Google Places To Retire Yellow Tags

Here is an announcement that I received today from Google:


At Google, we’re always working to innovate and improve ways for small businesses to get online and reach more customers. At times, though, we have to decide where to focus our efforts and which technologies we expect will yield the most benefit to users and businesses like you in the long run.

In that spirit, we are retiring Google Tags for all users on April 29, 2011. No action is required…


Added by Brian Pasch on April 15, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Google Boost Limited By Dealer Focus on Reputation Management

As car dealers start to test the effectiveness of  Google Boost I just want to remind members of this community on an important fact about Google Boost.  If you don't have an IRM process in place that gets happy customers to post reviews,…


Added by Brian Pasch on April 11, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

10 Google Places Optimization Tips

I just finished conducting a 20 Group workshop on digital marketing strategies and all the the dealers in the room had incomplete or inaccurate Google Places data. What was also interesting was that no dealers in the group had more than 15 reviews posted on Google Places.

Once I showed the dealers how easy it was to fix their profiles and setup a process…


Added by Brian Pasch on March 24, 2011 at 1:30am — 3 Comments

Start Reviewing Google Places Analytics and Buy a Tag

Yesterday I posted news that dealers can start to post replies to comments that are placed on your Google Maps pages. Today I would like to encourage ADM members to start looking at the rich data that Google Maps/Places is now providing business owners on a monthly basis.

Google Places For Car Dealers



Added by Brian Pasch on August 5, 2010 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

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