Google+ Business Pages
There is a lot of confusion out there today about Google+ Business Pages and Google Places pages for business. Here is what I have observed:
- Businesses with Places pages now have Google+ Business Pages (even if they are not claimed)
- Businesses with Google+ Business Page but NOT an existing Places page might still find themselves on the new Google+ Local platform (with an unclaimed page)
- Businesses that have both already MIGHT have them connected or they might still be separated.
All of these scenarios are confusing to the business owner. I am going to break it down for you right now.
Google Places is now Google+Local
A few months ago Google combined their Google Places (Google Local Business Center) into the Google+ platform and now call it Google+ Local.
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