Bing Maps & Local

  • Bing launches bots for local businesses

    … across channels and platforms (create once, publish across sites) Local businesses will be able to add “channels” with the click of a button, such as Facebook Messenger and Cortana. Currently, Business Bots is available for Bing, Skype and SMS. Facebook Messenger and Cortana are coming soon. Microsoft envisions rolling bots out broadly to local…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 22 readers -
  • Local SEO in 2017: 5 simple ways to dominate local search

    … (and Bing Places for Business) page. It’s free and can get you incredible exposure if you’re optimized enough to show up in Google’s local three-pack: To claim your Google My Business page, visit google.com/business. There’s a verification process you’ll need to go through where Google will send a postcard with a PIN to your business’s physical…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 27 readers -
  • The future of the map

    … at the direction future maps are heading — and its implications for local marketing. Going beyond and below the pin Today, the digital map is dominated by the pin. That’s not likely to change. Pins simply make it easy to find locations on a map — too easy to ever fall out of use. However, that doesn’t mean the area around the pin will remain static…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 10 readers -
  • Bing Maps Adds Traffic Cameras To Map

    … Game Bing Maps Partners With 20th Century Fox To Promote "The Martian" With Guided Tour Of Mars Mount McKinley Becomes Mt. Denali On Google Maps; Bing Stays With Old Name Cortana For Android Is Officially Available For Download In US Beta Bing Maps & LocalChannel: Local (Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)…

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 7 readers -
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