Posts Tagged ‘ Google Places ’

Microsoft Bing Business Portal Challenges Google Places

Apr 12th, 2011 | By
Microsoft Bing Business Portal Challenges Google Places

Microsoft-owned search engine Bing launched Bing Business Portal (BBP) Monday, a new feature offering online business listings for local businesses and services. Industry analysts view the move as an effort to compete with Google Places, which offers similar features integrated with Google’s search engine. BBP allows businesses and services to claim their business listing so
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Google Offers Local Coupon Service to Rival Groupon

Jan 23rd, 2011 | By
Google Offers Local Coupon Service to Rival Groupon

Google is beta-testing a local coupon service called Google Offers that will rival services such as Groupon and LivingSocial, the social media news site Mashable reported Thursday, citing a leaked Google fact sheet. The fact sheet’s information has since been confirmed by Google. Groupon works like this: Groupon emails subscribers offers to participate in deal-of-the-day
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