Google Place Search: Check it out Local Charleston Businesses

Thu, Oct 28, 2010

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Just came across the news of Google’s New “Place Search” functionality and was excited to see the exposure it can bring for local businesses in Charleston.  Especially for tourists searching on their mobile phones trying to find the best museums or places to dine.

Check it out here

Ironically I was speaking at a local networking group yesterday and highlighted the importance of claiming and optimizing your Google Places listing.   Its even more relevant with this recent news!

Over 8 million businesses have yet to claim their free listing let alone optimize it. You can start building your listing in seconds and its free.

Google has also started allowing businesses in cities larger than Charleston the ability to promote their Google Places listings for a nominal fee each month.

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