A new feature, Tags, lets business owners showcase an aspect of their Place Pages that they think best reflects what they have to offer customers. It costs $25 per month and is available in Atlanta, Washington, Houston and Austin, Texas, and San Jose, Calif. Google will be introducing Tags in Chicago, San Diego, Seattle, San Francisco and Boulder, Colo.
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Google photographers are visiting businesses in select cities in the United States, Japan and Australia to shoot pictures of Places member stores. Pictures from the shoot will be added to a Place Page.
Google provides business owners with rich analytics with which to keep track of their listings’ performance on Google.