What Happens When You Report a Problem To Apple Maps?

There have been some questions on the Apple support forum about how long it takes for a business listing update to make it to Apple Maps. While I don’t have any definitive information, here’s my speculation on how the process works when you “Report a Problem” with a business listing. If you have any insight […]

Why Do Map Services Not Give a S%#! About Businesses?

Perhaps I am being overly-dramatic. I don’t need to catalog all the ways Google Maps/Places/+Local makes it hard for businesses to figure out how to work with it.  Spend a few hours over at Mike Blumenthal’s blog for more on that and you’re brain will likely explode. This week’s launch (re-launch?) of Nokia’ HERE Maps is […]

Acxiom Business Listings Are On Apple Maps in Canada

UPDATED: I have received confirmation from people who would know that Acxiom data is in fact being supplied to Apple Maps for Canadian business listings.  I have updated the title of this post accordingly.  Hopefully they will inform their customer service people 🙂  Sorry for the confusion.  The post below should now be treated as mere […]

Why Isn’t My Business Showing Up On Apple Maps?

I have been looking into the case of the missing Didgeroo on Apple Maps.  Didgeroo, Ltd, a London SEO & Web Marketing shop, has done everything by the book (a still-mostly-unwritten-book of course) – they have a Yelp profile and they have submitted their business data to TomTom (about two weeks ago), but they still are […]

Apple Maps Business Listings Data Suppliers By Country

Note: This list was last updated on 9.26.16 and is very much a work-in-progress. I have noticed a lot of confusion about how to add listings to Apple Maps for different countries. While you can do so via the “Report a Problem” screen on Apple Maps, all businesses should also make sure their data is […]

How To Add Your Business To TomTom

Tom Tom, the in-car navigation service, is a data provider to Apple Maps.  While it’s unclear how much business listing data Tom Tom is providing, my sources tell me they suspect that Tom Tom is supplementing listing data provided by other sources in the following countries: Austria Belgium Canada Denmark Finland France Germany Ireland Italy […]