We’ve talked before about the failure of Google’s Local Business Center to provide a way for service-based and home-based businesses to use Google Maps without … well, cheating. A couple weeks ago at SMX West, Google’s Carter Maslan was asked about solving this problem and he said … “I don’t want to say ‘hold your breath,’ but ‘almost hold your breath.'” He said something was coming soon.
And today it’s here. Have a look:
I’ve written this up in more depth and with more screenshots on Search Engine Land: