What’s Portland & Google ~ Got to do with You?

Simply put, Google is serious about local business.

Using Portland to trial launch their newest service targeted at the local market segment…”Hotpot”, they are seeking to expand their reach and garner additional advertising revenue from local markets.

So what’s that got to do with you and your mainstreet business?

We think it’s good news!…

Why?

Simply because by taking advantage of  Google’s service offerings to date, you will be positioned to benefit from their continued integration to the local market arena. They need you to participate…and by doing so, your business has an unprecedented opportunity to grow new customers.

“Hotpot” will provide competition to existing local directories, including Yelp and Citysearch. These services offer users the opportunity to rate and review businesses and services in their local community. Of course, Google plans to use these ratings to further customize their local search results.

So what’s the take away here?…Google is moving to take local search marketing to a whole other level…Take advantage now, Make sure your business can be found on Google Places and you are on the map.

Here’s  the full article:

Google targets Portland to market new service | OregonLive.com.

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One Response to What’s Portland & Google ~ Got to do with You?
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    January 11, 2011 | 2:59 am

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