Important Google Places Update – Tuesday Tip Video

This weeks’ tip is a HUGE one – Google is sending out email alerts to businesses, saying that they have until February 21 to log in and update their Google Places information – or the listings will disappear from Google! We’ve checked into it, and the emails are legit…

Jade Wang from Google has confirmed the emails, and said that Google is updating the Places/Maps system. Even if your information is all correct, you should log in to your Places account at google.com/placesforbusiness and click “submit” to save your info. This will let Google know your listing is active and keep it from disappearing on the 21st.

It doesn’t look like all businesses are getting the email, so we don’t think that every business is at risk… but we’re talking Google here, folks. They don’t exactly have a great track record for doing things that make sense. We’re STRONGLY recommending that EVERY dealer log in to their Google Places account and save their info, just to be safe…

Check back every Tuesday for another helpful Tuesday Tip Video, and let us know if there’s something specific you’d like for us to address. We’ll see you again next week!