Confirmed: Apple Maps is Phone Verifying Business Location Data (MP3)

This just in from Thomas Ballantyne, king of Pest Control SEO from Bulwark Pest Control.  Let’s listen in.  Love the Radioheadish ringtone btw: Apple Maps Phone Verification Audio File I should note that this very well might be a scammer faking they are from Apple, but according to Thomas the caller ID said “Apple, Inc.” …

Apple Maps May Be Using Phone Verification for Businesses

I just saw this in the Apple support forum: “We have been trying to get our location corrected for over a year. We finally got a call from Apple about 6 months ago and they said they are aware of the wrong address and would have it fixed in a couple of months. It is …

Business Categories in Apple Maps for iOS7

Now that Apple Maps allows you to suggest categories for business listings, I thought it might be useful to list them here. There are 689 listed categories, but there are several duplicates and for some reason, a number of foreign-language categories like Amtsgericht.  Why does it matter what these categories are?  If in fact, these …

How To Add a Business to Apple Maps in Australia

The sources Apple Maps uses for business listings data vary by country. Today, I was trying to help Happy Endings Comedy Club in Sydney, Australia figure out why they were being shown at 88 Brougham St. when their address is 154 Brougham St. You can follow the discussion on the Apple Support Community here, but …