The company also announced an expansion of indoor directories, Pickup with Google Maps and Area Busyness trends.
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The new feed shows users Popular Dishes and Yelp Connect posts based on physical proximity to the business, the popularity of a dish in reviews and the recency of the content.
If you work with SMBs and they received the notification, there's a chance they may be worried about how laws and resulting changes will affect their businesses.
Google My Business now known as Google Business Profile as Google migrates features to Maps and Search
Google is also rolling out more support for managing your business profile directly in Google Search and Maps.
Business reopenings have flattened while new leisure and hospitality openings drove growth, according to Yelp
A surge in consumer interest for nightlife, fitness and entertainment may indicate less hesitancy among consumers to engage in activities where it’s difficult or impossible to socially distance.
Yelp announces new features for services businesses, including custom search filters, a new review flow and themed ads
The new features may help Yelp differentiate itself from other reviews platforms, at least for users looking for services businesses.
The Virtual Kitchens attribute can help takeout or delivery-only restaurants identify themselves to potential customers.
Plus, the Google News app will show non-AMP content and Microsoft Advertising announces optimization score in the Recommendations tab.
Users will be able to filter searches using these attributes and Yelp is monitoring reviews for businesses that add them.
More than 50% of North American back-to-school shoppers say they’ll check for in-store inventory online before heading to a store, according to Google.
This is slowly rolling out, you might not see it show up yet in your Google My Business account.
Last month, the platform seated an all-time high of over 3.7 million diners, but the labor shortage is pushing wages higher and preventing some businesses from fully reopening.
Google removes short names from business profiles, adds new label to local listings and tests new local card
Google is always busy with new features, changes and updates to its local search product.
Google announced a number of local ad features at its annual Google Marketing Livestream event.