Google Releases API For “Google My Business” Local Listings

Barry Schwartz on
  • Categories: Channel: Local, Google: APIs, Google: Google My Business, Google: Maps & Local
  • Google announced a new API to manage your Google My Business listings named the Google My Business API.

    The API enables you to programmatically create and edit locations in Google My Business. Here are some of the features you can manage through the API:

    This API is typically aimed at larger businesses that need to manage many locations and have special holiday hours. It may also be used by marketing agencies looking to manage their clients.

    You can access the API in the Google Developer portal.

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