Apple Maps Adds Branded EV Charger Listings

                Apple now appears to be publishing multi-location business listings taken directly from the businesses. Case in point, several electronic vehicle charging station chains have popped up on Apple Maps with a “provided by” notice on their profiles. As you can see from the screenshots in this post, […]

Apple Maps Adds Location3, MomentFeed, SIM Partners & SwissCom Directories

                Apple Maps has updated its Attributions page again with four new business listings partners, 3 US-based location data management/marketing companies and a Swiss Yellow Pages company: Location3 MomentFeed SIM Partners Swisscom Directories Previously Location3 and SIM Partners were accidentally “announced” as partners almost two years ago. At that point we had […]

Apple Maps Adds Business Listings Providers From Brazil and Taiwan

The latest Apple Maps Acknowledgements page now lists the following business listings providers:       Apontador – A Brazilian Yellow Pages/Yelp Style Service         iPeen – A Taiwanese Yellow Pages/Yelp Style Service       LinkMercado – A Brazilian Local Marketing Company  

Foursquare Confirmed as Apple Maps Business Listings Supplier

                    Apple Maps has updated its Acknowledgements Page as of 10/22/15 to include Foursquare as a supplier of business listings data. About two years ago there had been some confusion about whether or not Foursquare was in cahoots with Apple Maps. Nice to see this finally confirmed. […]

Businesses Can Now Add Apple Pay To Their Apple MapsConnect Listings

I just noticed that businesses can now add their Apple Pay info to their MapsConnect profiles. It appears this functionality was added in early September. If you accept Apple Pay, you should definitely update your listing. When you do this, your business’ Apple Maps profile starts displaying the Apple Pay icon. I imagine at some […]

RioSEO, Brandify & Now Providing Business Listings to Apple Maps

There’s a new Apple Maps Acknowledgements page and with that there are some new data providers that we now know about: An Austrian yellow pages/local marketing service co. Rio SEO: A U.S.-based local listings management & local marketing tech co.   Where2GetIt/Brandify: A U.S.-based local listings management & local marketing tech co.   There […]

Apple Maps Adds Tabelog, a Japanese Yelp

According to the latest Apple Maps acknowledgements page, last updated on 8/10/15,, a Japanese restaurant guide, is now a business listings data supplier to Apple Maps. As you can see below, the implementation is identical to Yelp’s:         As best I can tell Tabelog content trumps Yelp and TripAdvisor when it […]