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    Google Maps Photo Hack

    I have been curious about this as well, whether geo-tagging photos would be helpful. I'm having doubts though, because it seems to me, as @Bryan Bloom suggested above, that much of the EXIF data is stripped out. As an experiment, I uploaded a photo that we geo-tagged to a GMB account. After...
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    Help pls - Same building, same brand, different companies - Google say no.

    Thanks for sharing your experiences, @Rich Owings & @JoyHawkins - I'll discuss this with my client and go from there. Much appreciate it!
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    Help pls - Same building, same brand, different companies - Google say no.

    I have a similar situation with a client that is operating 3 different businesses under one roof. One is a Home Improvement shop, another is a U-Haul franchise, and another is a tool and heavy equipment rental, with its own brand. Google created the Uhaul listing using the same information as...
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    The Google Backlash: Ahrefs to start new search engine

    Yes, this will be interesting - and while I agree it will take a lot of money to build a search engine like Google, the bigger issue will be in marketing and getting folks to use it. We already have a privacy search engine - DuckDuckGo - but most people do not even know it exists. Their search...
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