Social Media helped people spread the message about the disaster and connect with friends and family and now platforms like NearMap can help people plan for the cleanup process.
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If your competitors are not shown in these new local search refinement links it is likely you will experience a massive traffic uplift from Google
This virtual place markers also seem to be a response to Everyscape who offer a similar virtual placement combined with Google Maps free service to businesses to have upto date photos of their store and interior.
The new maps results makes it that bit harder to those doing hotel seo campaigns as there is now 2 more lines of results that push the organic results down the page and may encourage users to refine their query faster lowering the value of head terms such as "New York Hotels"
Is everyscape just another future Google Maps feature or a new local search product built multi-level marketing?
So lets review the new patents and which products would they offer the most likely fit and benefit to and even how they could further expand the product to be a category killer.