One of my first experiences with Apple Maps was mapping a route to an address in the next town over that was not yet in Apple Maps’ database – 4465 1st St. in Livermore, CA. I reported the problem and about within a week or two, the location was added and live. Seems like fixing […]
The answer is: pretty darn fast. I posted a new review for Lokanta, a new Turkish restaurant in Pleasanton, on Yelp at 9:29am PT today. The next time I checked it at 1:14pm, it was displayed on Lokanta’s Reviews screen on Apple Maps. Not too shabby.
Outside of your business not even existing on Apple Maps (see How To Add a Business To Apple Maps), probably the worst thing that could happen at the moment is that your business is listed but it presents a negative image. This week at SMX East, I gave a talk on How To Optimize Your […]
Here’s my presentation from the SMXEast panel on “SIRI: Google Killer?”
Source: OMGDroid Want to know how to get your business listed on Apple Maps? Too bad. You can’t. Not directly, anyhow. UPDATE 10/22/14: Apple launched Apple Maps Connect to allow businesses to add and update their listings on Apple Maps! Check out my Apple Maps Connect FAQ. But there are some rudimentary tools available for […]
1,000,000,000 iOS devices in use by 2015. Source: Asymco.com So even though Apple Maps is getting a huge amount of crap dumped on it right now (even my father is under the impression that they suck), that doesn’t mean that millions of people won’t be using them to find things, including local businesses. That’s where this […]