The New Google Adwords Updates for Local Businesses - Detailed Info

Linda Buquet

Jun 28, 2012
Have you seen or heard about the new Google Local ads at the top of the "Local Finder" and in Google maps? Want to learn more?

Melinda Samson did a detailed post about all the new Adwords changes and how they affect Local Search and the local businesses that want to reach out to wider areas.

<a href="">Google AdWords: What Local Businesses Need to Know About Recent Updates</a>

Google is rolling out an AdWords update that can give ads for businesses that service a local area more visibility.

This includes ad campaigns for hairdressers, shops, restaurants, dry cleaners, accountants, dentists and anyone else who has a business that services customers at a fixed location, like an office or shop.
And in case you missed it, here is an official help doc from Google confirming the purple icons/ business names and other details about these new ads: <a href="">Show local search ads on Google Maps - AdWords Help</a>

Related discussions here at the Forum:
<a href="">Ads heading to Google Maps</a>
<a href="">3 Ways to Inject Reviews Into Your Google AdWords Extensions</a>

What do you think???

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