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Google My Business Success Story: Otis James

One man’s love for handcrafted items leads to a small southern shop where caps and ties are made with simple, stylish details. Google helps him bring old fashioned crafting to...
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New Google Maps Summer Travel Features

Navigating your Summer 2016 getaways with Google Maps just got better with the latest updates! Google Maps is now introducing two new features to help you map out your travels,...
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Google tests new look for “people also search for” feature

Google is constantly testing new interfaces, currently it’s the new “people also search for” Google carousel search feature in Mobile. Google officially launched the local Carousel feature back in June...
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Google Maps gets an Official Beta, Sign Up for it Now!

We’ve seen several high-profile apps gain beta versions such as Instagram and Google’s own Search app. Now Google Maps has joined the Google App having an official beta version, and...
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Google Brings “Promoted Pins” to Maps

Get a good look at Google Maps now, because it may soon start filling up with lots of company logos. Among a number of announcements coming out of Google’s Performance...
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You Might Lose Your Google My Business Account Verification If You Don’t Do This

At Kyros Group we are finding some of our previously created Google My Business listings have currently become unverified. Having a verified listing is important as this is how your...
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Summer Hours on your Google Business Listing Make a Difference

Summer hours make a difference. That means searches for warm weather favorites like iced coffee and BBQ are spiking and business owners are updating their hours to accommodate summer tastes and needs. But...
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Back-to-School Season is in Effect! [Infographic]

The Majority of Back-to-School Shopping Starts Online If retailers haven’t equipped themselves for the back-to-school shopping surge, there is still some time.   As discussed in a previous post, “The New...
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4 must-see Google Business View examples

What is Google Business View? Google Business View is a fairly new program that allows users to see the inside of businesses with Street View technology.   Users can quickly...
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The 3 New Realities for Local Retail

New Research Shows How Digital Connects Shoppers to Local Stores THE RUNDOWN While some might say that the rise of digital has made the role of the local retail store...
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Infographic: Local Search Behavior

Understanding Consumers Local Search Behavior. Every day, people search for things nearby by conducting local searches —these are searches for products or services near where they happen to be. Research...
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A Beginner’s Guide to Google My Business

          As Marketing Manager for Kyros, I work alongside numerous brands and businesses with Google My Business Optimization services. Through this experience, I’ve put together some useful...
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Happy 10th to Google Maps! [Infographic]

For 10 years Google Maps has made it easier to navigate and explore your world. If you hopped in a DeLorean with Marty McFly and went back 10 years, you’d probably remember...
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Tour the Birthplace of “Truthiness”

Colbert’s NYC Studio Preserved with Business View December 18th marked Stephen Colbert’s last and final night of political satire The Colbert Report. Colbert’s iconic NYC studio is now torn down after...
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4 Tips for Google+ Business

4 Simple Local SEO Solutions with Google Plus

    Google Plus Boosts Local SEO Some may consider Google+ a low priority amongst the list of social profiles for a business. When Google+ was introduced in 2011 it did...
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5 Reasons to get Google Business View

Whether we are shopping for a car, a dinner reservation, event tickets, or vacations, the Internet has changed how we decide to buy. Google Business View virtual tours are ideal...
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NYC Restaurant Week

Business View helps diners decide where to eat during NYC Restaurant Week™ Challenge: In the summer of 2013, 294 restaurants participated in NYC & Company’s 21st annual NYC Restaurant Week™. To help...
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Take a college road trip with Street View

Whether you’re a college applicant or a curious parent getting to know your kid’s new home away from home, Street View can take you on a walking tour of schools...
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Video: How to use Google Maps

How-to Use Street View Street View can let you visit a destination before you even get there or explore a place you’ve never been from a ground-level perspective. Street View...
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The NEW Google Maps for iOS and Android

“Explore” with the new Google Maps Posted by Brett Dowling On vacation and want to know where the locals go? Looking for a new place to grab food on your...
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Leekes: You’re Home

Leekes invites customers inside its new store with Google Maps Business View Challenge: In the summer of 2013, 294 restaurants participated in NYC & Company’s 21st annual NYC Restaurant Week™. To help...
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