Google My Business Adds Awesome Features For Businesses

Oct 30, 2014 • 8:00 am | comments (2) by | Filed Under Google Maps

Google My BusinessGoogle announced they've added a ton of new features for business owners within the Google My Business (old Google Places) dashboard and Google My Business Android and (coming soon to) iOS app.

The features include:

  • Reviews alerts and notifications
  • Respond to reviews via the mobile app
  • More data in the Insights section such as phone tracking, driving directions heat maps and more
  • Expanding the AdWords Express app to 20 additional countries

Here are screen shots of all these new features:

Reviews in the mobile app:

Google My Business Reviews

New insights, including phone call tracking:

Google My Business Insights

New heat maps for driving directions:

Google My Business Driving Heatmap1

The new AdWords Express data in the app:

Google My Business Adwords

This is a major update to the features within Google My Business. Finally, this is shaping up to be a Google-like experience for the local division at Google.

Forum discussion at Google+, Google My Business Help and Local Search Forum.

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