21. April 2010 19:31
How to add discreet links in google places page and google maps seo tricks
Google Places formerly Google Maps Local Business Center or LBC as some know it has made a small but very interesting addition / update that allows you to add discreet links to the additional details area of your Google Places page.
Here is the original post by Brianna a Google Employee,
Did you know you can add discreet links to menus and reservations?
Here is what she said in the post:
Are you a restaurant owner? If yes, did you know you can add discreet links to a reservations or menu page? Here's how: In the Additional Details section of your Places account, simply add two columns labeled: Menu Reservations And then just add the URL of where you host your menu or reservations! Make sure you spell Menu and Reservations correctly!
Further reading of the Google Places discussion thread reveals that you can do this for ANY business.
Here are some screenshots of the Google Places Page for SEOBocaRaton.com
It took less than 20 minutes for Google Maps to go live with it.
Google Maps discreet links main page screen shot and link
Google Maps discreet links more details page screen shot and link
Adding links in google places is a great way to differentiate yourself from other google maps places and may just be the thing you need to move you up in the results.
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