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Monday Memo: Google Acquires Local Inventory Startup, Rolls Out Popular Products on Mobile

By Damian Rollison on Jan 20, 2020 7:15:27 AM

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! In today’s Monday Memo, we look at Google’s acquisition of Pointy; the rollout of Popular Products on mobile; local search alternatives in the EU; the myth of..

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Monday Memo: CES Highlights Assistant and Alexa, Google Launches My Business Provider Program, and More!

By Damian Rollison on Jan 13, 2020 6:00:00 AM

In this week’s Monday Memo, read about Google Assistant and Alexa at CES; Google’s new My Business Provider program for listing verification; a 2019 recap email for Google Maps users; Yelp’s fight..

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Monday Memo: Apple Returns to CES, Tech Companies Collaborate on Smart Home Standard, and More!

By Damian Rollison on Jan 6, 2020 6:00:00 AM

This week, learn about Apple’s return to CES; collaboration among tech companies on a common standard for smart homes; GM’s addition of Alexa to its vehicles; Google’s new review solicitation..

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Monday Memo: New York Times Studies Location Data, Holiday Sales Up 3.4%, and More!

By Damian Rollison on Dec 30, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Happy New Year! In this week's Monday Memo, learn about reporting from the New York Times on location data from 12 million phones; gains in 2019 holiday sales; and several new and experimental..

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Monday Memo: Google Adds "Site Cards," "Request Quotes" to Local Pack, and More!

By Damian Rollison on Dec 23, 2019 7:00:00 AM

In this week's Monday Memo, learn about new features in Google local results including "Site Cards," a "Request Quotes" button, a new "Areas Served" section in listings, "Place Topics" on desktop,..

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Monday Memo: Think with Google Looks Towards 2020, Google Maps Adds Incognito Mode for iOS, and More!

By Damian Rollison on Dec 16, 2019 6:00:00 AM

This week, learn about Think with Google’s new research repository; incognito mode for Google Maps on iOS; the expansion of Local Service Ads; new GMB service area options; Waze’s new snow warning..

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