Respond to Reviews on Your Google Place Page

in Blog, Local Internet Marketing, Local SEO,, Online Reviews, Small Business Marketing, Social Media This article was originally published by Julian Gude on The Remarkable Blog from

Up until now, if you’ve received a complaint in a Google review (legitimate or not) there hasn’t been any way to respond to that review. Today Google announced via their Lat Long Blog in their post Respond to reviews for your business on Google Place Page that those days are over. As long as you have […]

Google Places now enhanced for smartphones

As Google Places (formerly Google Local Business Center) evolves one of the most important aspects of their development is their mobile presence. The video below shows how Google Places has been enhanced to work more seamlessly with the iPhone, Google Android phones and other Smartphones like BlackBerry’s, Windows Mobile, Nokia and others. With Android, Google […]

Google Places now doing free photo shoots

Along with their name change to Google Places (from Google Local or Google Maps) there are some new useful features and services that the folks in Mountain View have for local businesses in select U.S. and international cities (all major Australian cities!). If you apply at Google you might be one of the lucky businesses […]

Local Bits, Bytes and BS | Weekly Issue No. 3

Issue 3 – March 11, 2010 Featured Article | The Biggest Mistake in Web Design March 10, 2010 | The biggest mistake in web design is letting your own design taste get in the way of choosing a really great web design. This is especially true for small businesses where one person is the sole decision maker […]

Get on page one of Google with jQuery

in Blog, Connect, Internet Marketing, Local SEO,, Search Engine Optimization, Video, Web Design This article was originally published by Julian Gude on The Remarkable Blog from

Episode 24 | Local Knowledge There’s a new way to get on page one of Google search results by using a jQuery web design. How do you design attractive websites for people while feeding Google the text it needs to improve your search engine rankings? Recently I talked about how designing your website in Flash […]

Local Bits, Bytes and BS | Weekly Issue No. 2

Issue 2 – March 2, 2010 Featured Article | Don’t let Flash happen to you Last week I got a call from Fantasia Floral Design, a local florist on the upper east side of New York City. They were interested in the article I wrote on the Google Enhanced Business Listing. Before calling the business […]