Google Continues to Become more Localized- Introduces Local Search Results in Google Maps!

Apr 7, 2009 | 2,198 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google continues to make its search results more localized. The new improvement is believed to make searching information more simple and easy.

Generally, users types in simple searches like restaurants instead of restaurants in Houston. Therefore, to overcome this obstacle Google has released a local search results on a map. Now, when you type in a location, Google will match your IP address to a broad geographical location and show results near you.

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Users can also specify their location by clicking on the “Change location” available on the top right corner of the Google map.

With the help of this tool, users can even search for specific stores or street address.

Here's an example:

Suppose you live near Cornelia St Cafe in New York. Then, just type in “Cornelia St Cafe” in the Google search bar and you'll find a map of your locality.

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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