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Google Shows Green Map Pins For Local Pack Ads

The folks in the Local Search Forums spotted Google showing green map pins in the local pack map for Google local pack ads. Can you see them?
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Maps, Local Search Forums, Google Shows Green Map Pins

Hey Google, let’s order out: Food delivery comes to Search, Maps, and Assistant

If you love your takeout, then Google's new online food ordering system is sure to bring a smile to your lips. You can now order takeout from Google Search results, Google Maps, or by using Google Assistant and pick your delivery service. The post Hey Google, let’s order out: Food delivery comes to Search, Maps, and Assistant appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Food, Mobile, News, Trends, Google Search, Web, Google Maps, Google Assistant

Google Assistant gets NYC subway arrival times ahead of MTA Google Pay support

Next week, New York City’s Metro Transit Authority will be adding contactless payment support for Google Pay. In the meantime, Google’s getting ready by bringing a key new commuting feature to Android. Starting today, NYC straphangers can use Google Assistant to find out the ETA of the next train. Saying, “Hey Google, when is the next 4 train arriving?” or “Hey Google, when is the next train?” Will pop up its estimated arrival in each direction, along with walking directions to the closet sta...
Tags: Travel, Google, Transportation, Mobile, Maps, NYC, Subway, New York City, Brooklyn, Mta, Manhattan, Melbourne, Google-Maps, Eta, Grand Central, Metro Transit Authority

Your commute just got easier with Google Pay and the Assistant

To make your morning commute easier and less time consuming, we’ve been working with transit agencies in more than 30 cities around the world—from London to Singapore to Moscow—to enable Google Pay and simplify how you ride on public transit. New York City now joins that list of destinations. Starting May 31st, The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will enable the “pay per ride” feature on your phone with a public pilot at select subway stations and Staten Island buses. And we continue...
Tags: Google, London, Singapore, New York City, Mta, Moscow, Melbourne, Google Maps, Staten Island, Eta, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metropolitan Transportation Authority MTA, Google Pay, OMNY, Atlantic Avenue Barclays Center, MetroCard Using Google

Google Tests Renaming Posts To Updates

Mike Blumenthal spotted Google renaming the Google Posts section in the local knowledge panel from "Posts" to "Updates."
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Maps, Mike Blumenthal, Google Posts

Hire Tech: Treat Your AI Like a Potential Employee

By Lauren Maffeo In the Washington, DC, enclave where I live, the owners of my local coffee shop likely aren’t thinking of adopting AI. I don’t blame them: It’s tough to see how AI can help baristas sell more bags of beans or make the perfect flat white. After all, AI applies advanced analysis and logic-based techniques including machine learning to interpret events, support and automate decisions, and to take actions. Why would a local shop replace people – its most valuable asset – with machin...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Business, Technology, Siri, Washington Dc, Gartner, Google Maps, Alexa, Right Now, Capterra, Lauren Maffeo

7 Reasons You Should Still Keep a Paper Map in Your Glovebox

Ever since Google Maps launched its app in 2008, I’ve been using GPS to get around town, and across the country. For a decade, a digital voice from my phone has led me, turn-by-turn, in cities I’m not familiar with and even cities I’ve lived in for years. But during the past year or so, I’ve become uncomfortable with my reliance on GPS for a variety of reasons. So I bought a paper map of my fair city of Tulsa, as well as a road atlas of the United States. (Apparently, I’m not alone in thi...
Tags: Travel, Google, London, Life, Walmart, Travel & leisure, United States, Bob, Oklahoma, Google Maps, Scout, Ouachita National Forest, Reliance, McGill University, Tulsa, Gus

Church SEO: 5 Ways to Improve Local Search Results

Previously, in the What is Church SEO? series we looked at what to optimize for better organic search results. In this article, we’re going to look at what to optimize for better local search results. (This article explains the difference between the two.) Before we get to what we can optimize to improve local search results, it’s important to understand one thing you probably can’t change. The #1 factor in Google local search results is distance from the city center. Google has determined what ...
Tags: Google, Religion, Seo, Search Marketing, United States, Google Maps, Google My Business, Facebook Twitter Pinterest, AWANA, Google My Business GMB, Church Seo, Ways to Improve Your Church, Better Organic Search Results Bottom

Google Trips: Hotels, Flights, Weather, Things To Do & More

Google announced Google Trips, a more consolidated view of using Google for trips, travel and vacations. Google will put hotels, flights, things to do, places to eat, weather, packages and more right in a central place.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Maps

Take Pandora on the road, streaming now on Waze

Find the perfect soundtrack to your journey and easily tune it as you drive with Pandora in Waze’s navigation app. Google’s Waze app helps you navigate through cities and towns like a friendly Google Maps assistant. Last year Waze added an audio player so you can simply play music on your journeys and easily skip tracks and control your music with simple and safe controls for if you’re driving. Waze have teamed up with the United States’ favourite radio-style streaming service to offer ...
Tags: Google, Music, Free, Pandora, United States, Music Streaming, Driving, Waze, Google Maps, Navigation, Listening, Digital Music News, Premium, Pandora Google

Google’s new Trips site aims to help with all of your travel planning

Google seeks to ease your travel planning with Trips, a new online site that lets you explore destinations, research airline flights, check out hotels and view current package deals. The post Google’s new Trips site aims to help with all of your travel planning appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, News, Travel Planning, Trends, Web, Google Maps

There's an easier way to plan and organize your trips—here's how

Travel planning is complicated. The number of tools and amount of information you need to sift through when deciding where to go, where to stay and what flight to take can be time consuming and overwhelming. That’s why today, we’re simplifying the way we help travelers plan trips with Google across devices.When you’re planning a trip—whether you’re on desktop or mobile—we want to help you find the information you need, fast. Last year, we simplified trip planning by making navigation between Goo...
Tags: Google, Google Search, Tokyo, Google Maps, Flights and Hotels, Google Flights Hotels and Trips

Google Makes New Push to Bolster Travel-Related Searches

Aiming to change that, Google will launch a more unified travel product to integrate flight and hotel search functions, while organizing people’s travel plans and saving research. Alphabet Inc.’s Google also plans to “surface” more travel data on Google Maps, and incorporate hotel and restaurant reservations for customers who are logged on. Google made the announcement Tuesday at a marketing conference in San Francisco.
Tags: Google, Science, Google Maps, Alphabet Inc

‘Use without an account’ brings Incognito Mode to Google Search App

At the recent Google I/O 2019, CEO Sundar Pichai announced that Incognito Mode will soon come to Google Maps and Search. Prior to the announcement, a couple of new additions were seen in Google app for Android. You may now notice a new “Manage your Google Account” option when you tap your Google account picture from the top right. This new setting offers one-tap access to control the privacy and security settings for a certain Google product. Besides, a new “Use without an account” option is vi...
Tags: Google, News, Privacy, Google Search, Blogging, Google Maps, Sundar Pichai, How To's, Incognito Mode, Google App

3 Ways to Improve Church Search Engine Results

If you missed the first two articles in this series, check out: What is Church SEO? Why Church SEO Matters In this article we’re going to take a look at the Google search engine results pages (aka SERPs), explain the things displayed there and how each is positioned. Let’s start by taking a look at a screenshot of what I saw when I searched Google for “Church in Tampa” (without the quotes). 1) Paid Ads The first items displayed at the top of the search results are two paid ads. (Note the gree...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Religion, Seo, Search Marketing, Google Maps, Tampa, Facebook Twitter Pinterest, Paul Steinbrueck, Church Seo, Ways to Improve Church Search Engine Results, Christ Fellowship Church Tampa, Restoration Church, Instagram Stay

How to download maps on the Google Maps app for offline use when you're traveling or don't have good service

Downloading Google Maps directions can be quite useful if you're going somewhere that doesn't have a stable internet connection, or if you're trying to curb your data usage.  You'll need foresight to get it done: You need an internet connection to download the map, but after that you're good to use Google Maps of specific areas offline. The process may be slightly different for iPhone users than it is for Android users, depending on whether you use an actual address, or search for a more gene...
Tags: Google, Trends, Portland, Google Maps, Android Google Maps

Count ‘em up: 100 things we announced at I/O ‘19

Another I/O is in the books! We played in sandboxes, watched eye-popping product demos and listened to AI-powered music. But the fun isn’t over! In case you missed it, here are 100 announcements we made at I/O: Hardware 1. Hold the phone! Our new smartphones—the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL—hit the shelves this week, bringing together all the essential Google features at a lower price ($399 for the 5.6-inch display and $479 for the 6-inch model)..2. Good things come in threes, like Pixel 3a’s co...
Tags: Google, Sweden, Dart, Australia, India, Developers, Canada, Chromebook, Google Maps, Google News, Hdr, Google Photos, Unicode, Sdk, Max, Lens

How to download maps on the Google Maps app for offline use

Downloading Google Maps directions can be quite useful if you're going somewhere that doesn't have a stable internet connection, or if you're trying to curb your data usage.  You'll need foresight to get it done: You need an internet connection to download the map, but after that you're good to use Google Maps of specific areas offline. The process may be slightly different for iPhone users than it is for Android users, depending on whether you use an actual address, or search for a more gene...
Tags: Google, Samsung, Trends, Portland, Google Maps, Android Google Maps

Google Maps' New AR Walking Directions Are Pretty Cool

I didn’t expect Google to go soaring out of the gate soon soon after the company teased its augmented reality ambitions for Google Maps at yesterday’s I/O 2019 keynote, but here we go. Starting today, an unknown number of Android aficionados are getting access to an early preview of Google’s new “AR navigation…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Walking, Augmented Reality, Lifehacks, Google Maps, Pixel

Mobilizing for summer: Google Marketing Live 2019

We are just five days away from Google Marketing Live, my favorite event of the year. It’s when we unveil our newest products and get your insights on what to build for the future. If you haven’t yet, so you can be one of the first to check out the newest innovations and hear how we’re working to better serve you and your customers.We know today’s consumers are more curious than ever. And as a result of mobile, they are able to get what they want, when they want it. Indeed, being on the go no ...
Tags: Google, Google Maps, Dunkin, Tony Weisman, Google Ads, CMO Dunkin Soon Local

Google Expands Power Over Local Discovery and Travel Tools

Google Maps is an integral part of travel for many of its users, and a variety of new features are likely to make Google's other services just as important.
Tags: Travel, Google, Google Maps

Privacy at Google I/O: Incognito mode, delete activity data, federated learning, and privacy on Android Q

“Our work on privacy and security is never done, we want to do more to stay ahead of the constantly evolving user expectations”, said Google CEO Sundar Pichai at Google’s annual developers conference I/O 2019. “We always want to do more for users, but do it with less data... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Android, News, Privacy, Artificial Intelligence, Google Maps, Sundar Pichai

How Small Businesses Can Benefit from SEO

Small businesses are the economic engine of the United States. There are more than 30 million small business here in the United States, and that this figure accounts more than 99 percent of all businesses in the country. These days, Americans live their lives online. The art and science of making your business’ web presence as appealing as possible to search engine algorithms is called “search engine optimization”, or SEO for short. SEO is complex, but it doesn’t need to be overwhelming. ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Digital, Sales, United States, Google Maps, Bing

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Google is building parental controls into Android that will let you limit how much time your kids spend on each app. The company previously offered such features as a standalone app called Family Link. Google unveiled a new augmented reality feature for Maps, but it's only coming to Pixel phones for now. Using the phone's camera, Google Maps will identify your location and place signs and arrows to show you where you need to ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Lyft, New York, Trends, Tesla, Netflix, Arizona, Google Maps, Biz Stone, Dollar Shave Club, Michael Dubin, Alexa, Pixel, MÁRIO QUEIROZ, Amazon Alexa

How to Turn on Incognito Mode in Google Maps

We cannot deny the fact that web services including Google keep an extensive record of our web activity. Google tracks almost everything ranging from a search performed on Google or YouTube to a location on Google Maps. Though you can’t stop tracking completely, you can access certain Google apps privately. Incognito Mode introduced with Chrome browser a long time ago makes it possible. At Google I/O 2019 Keynote, CEO Sundar Pichai announced that Incognito Mode will be coming soon to Google Map...
Tags: Chrome, Google, Android, Apps, Maps, Privacy, Youtube, Google Search, Blogging, Google Maps, Sundar Pichai, How To's, Incognito Mode

How to share your location on an iPhone in 4 different ways

You can send your current location to someone from your iPhone, or share your location even while you're on the move. You can share your location on an iPhone from the Messages app, Contacts, and both Apple Maps and Google Maps. Before you share your location, you need to make sure that you've enabled location services in your iPhone's Settings app. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you've ever tried to meet someone at a particular location but you didn't know the exac...
Tags: Google, Samsung, Trends, Google Maps, Location Services, Ensure Location Services

Travel News: May 8, 2019

United Airlines Is About To Make It A Lot Easier To Get To The Amalfi Coast Forbes Good news for anyone who loves the Amalfi Coast but doesn’t love the thought of the transfers or driving time often needed to get there—United Airlines launches daily, nonstop (seasonal) service from New York/Newark to Naples, Italy, on May 22. Running through Oct. 26, 2019, it will be the only nonstop service between the United States and Naples. “Our network planning teams are always searching for new destinati...
Tags: Travel, Google, United States, Italy, Venice, Google Maps, Thomas Cook, United, United Airlines, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Lufthansa, News And Deals, Reuters, Naples Italy, Australia New Zealand

Facebook talked privacy, Google actually built it

Mark Zuckerberg: “The future is private”. Sundar Pichai: ~The present is private~. While both CEO’s made protecting user data a central theme of their conference keynotes this month, Facebook’s product updates were mostly vague vaporware while Google’s were either ready to ship or ready to demo. The contrast highlights the divergence in strategy between the two tech giants. For Facebook, privacy is a talking point meant to boost confidence in sharing, deter regulators, and repair its...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Privacy, Developer, Opinion, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Policy, Google Maps, Sundar Pichai, Tls

How to navigate with the AR mode in Google Maps to find your way

Got turned around? Not sure which direction to head? Google Maps now has an augmented reality (AR) mode that lets you use your phone's camera to find which way to go. It's a feature that's exclusive to Google's Pixel phones first. The post How to navigate with the AR mode in Google Maps to find your way appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Trends, Augmented Reality, Google Maps, Pixel, Google I/O 2019

Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event

Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published new privacy commitments for its hardware, showing how increased public scrutiny is forcing greater transparency in Silicon Valley.
Tags: Google, Money, businessNews, Google Maps, Alphabet Inc

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