Google Places: Setting it Up & Tips

Even if you haven't heard of Google Places, you've probably seen the listings when conducting a search on Google.com. Whenever a user conducts a local search, such as "pizza" in the example below, Google will present businesses listed in Google Places towards the top of the organic results. Reviews…

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Partnerships Key Element to Help Market Alaska

"Here's a news flash - Alaska is big. Very big. But in terms of marketing Alaska to visitors, the community is small and tight-knit, which benefits the tourism industry as a whole. Many outside destinations are extremely competitive in marketing, often fighting for a share of the visitor dollars to…

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Grapevine CVB Leader has Left a Legacy

"When Paul W. McCallum moved to Grapevine in 1987, he recalls only two restaurants and a few fast food places in town. Grapevine only had about 2.2 million visitors, but McCallum could see its potential. "The thing that made Grapevine appealing to me was that the elected leadership wanted to…

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