Bing Maps & Local

    • Bing launches bots for local businesses

      Bots are coming to Bing in a big way. Through its Bot Framework, Microsoft is starting to integrate chatbots into search results — to make search more interactive and transactional. In April, Matt McGee spotted the appearance of chat functionality for selected Seattle-area restaurants. That is now rolling out officially (still only to restaurants) through Bing Places and the ...

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  • Local SEO in 2017: 5 simple ways to dominate local search

    … not on top of your rankings, you can bet your competitors will be. Here are five solid local SEO tactics you can use this year to help your business rank higher for local search terms. 1. Title and meta description tags still matter Title and meta description tags are HTML elements that you can customize to reflect the content of your web page. The text…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 20 readers -
  • The future of the map

    …, the Maracanã. By zooming in and clicking on it, Google literally blows the roof right off the building by allowing you to toggle through its various floors, making it easy to find things like bathrooms and stairs. Places like shopping malls and sporting venues are the current primary beneficiaries of indoor mapping. While the mapping feature…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 9 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 -
  • Mount McKinley Becomes Mt. Denali On Google Maps; Bing Stays With Old Name

    Denali in 1996, by Danny Sullivan North America’s highest mountain has been restored to its native name of Denali by US President Barack Obama. The peak had been known as Mount McKinley since 1917. The move has sparked some political debate, especially among Ohioan politicians who view it as a slight against Ohio native William McKinley, who was the 25th president of the United States.

    Danny Sullivan/ Search Engine Land- 64 readers -
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