Entries by Jim Stob

Profile & Cover Photos, Logos, Preferred Photo Now in Bulk GMB Dashboards

Google has finally released functionality to allow bulk Google My Business dashboard users (users with 10+ bulk verified locations) to upload identity photos via bulk spreadsheet and to set their preferred photo. Identity photos include the cover photo, profile photo, and the business logo. The preferred photo is the photo that business owners recommend that […]

Position Technologies and Factual Partner for Business Listing Data

Position Technologies and Factual Partner for Business Listing Data FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24th, 2014 Geneva, IL – Position Technologies announced the addition of Factual Inc. to the network of sites for which they manage and distribute local business listings for Fortune 500 brands. Jim Stob, founder and CEO of Position Technologies said, “The ecosystem […]

allLocal Adds TomTom to the Listings Network

Saint Charles, IL – October 28, 2013 – allLocal, a Position Technologies product, announced the addition of TomTom navigation systems to the allLocal network of sites for which they manage and distribute local listings data on the behalf of brands. Through a strategic partnership with NavAds, the global distributor of TomTom Places Premium Listing services, […]

Google Places Bulk Upload Revamp: Banishing Custom Attributes

So take advantage of the Venice update; create unique, location-specific landing pages & content and localize your link portfolio. At the same time, you’ll be getting past the hurdle of removed custom attributes. And as always, keep your Places listings fresh and up-to-date.

With all of these updates in Google, one thing is for certain: local has never been more important.