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Google Places

Description

\”Google Places\” also known as \”Google Maps\” is a great way to find local business near your city. If you need more visibility in local search results,Maps and earth this plugin is a must.  

Google Places plugin is designed specifically for Business owners to help optimize their business listing on Google Search , Places and earth. Google Places plugin is designed to help your business increase in visibility on google Local searches , maps and Google Earth.
Things to use while optimizing Google Places for Local Seo and Local Google maps

(1) Use the same business name , Address , Phone as used in google Places listing.

(2) Add the same details in your contact us Page.

(3) Include link to local.kml file in Home Page – Makes it Easy for google To crawl your KML file

If you have any questions or queries about local seo feel free to mail me at ritesh@innovativewebdesign.in

For more info on google places plugin –

http://www.innovativewebdesign.in/wp-google-places-plugin/

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Installation

(1)Extract the zip file and just drop the contents in the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation and then activate the Plugin from Plugins page.

(2) Go to Settings->Google Places plugin settings

(3) Fill in all the information on the form.

Thats It! You are done.

Check Domain.com/filename.kml

Check domain.com/georss.xml

 

FAQ

What to do with XML and KML file ?

Add the georss.xml file in your sitemap.

In your Google , Yahoo , Bing Webmaster account add georss.xml file along with your general Sitemap.

 

 

Contributors & Developers

“Google Places” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

First version, beta testing for Google Places.