When verifying a Google Place page, Google assumes that you’re a little Mom and Pop location where your friendly postman stops by to hand you your mail and sip coffee for a few minutes. Or they assume that you can teach a low-paid receptionist to listen for a special Google Places validation robot to call […]
Many company legal names are vastly different than their published names. A DBA/Assumed Name lets you operate your business under multiple names without going through the extensive paperwork of creating a new corporate entity. This can be in order to choose a memorable name that is “current” with your customers’ mindset. Now, there’s a […]
Google has finally connected Google Local Business Center and Street View to help people identify businesses by location and photograph. This is just another step along the way to full augmented reality using digital compass, GPS and camera applications. This, combined with the new Picassa photographs on Street View (cool as hell) and we’ll finally […]
Lexington, KY, along with a ton of new cities and parks are now covered by Street View, you can drive around town with your mouse and save gas!
Microsoft’s new Live Local Preview lets you drive around downtown Seattle in a virtual race car looking at buildings, businesses and more. Check it out. Using digital photographs of the area, combined with Areal views, you can look at building fronts. Right down to the signs on their doors.
Hotstop is a map site with subway and bus directions in New York, Boston and Washington DC, but it brings some innovation to the table that pushes forward the public transportation and local advertising paradigm a few notches. First, Hotstop gives you transfer information for public transit that you can put on your mobile phone, […]