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Google launches new Google My Business API, new dashboard to manage multiple locations

Google mentioned this morning that native search on mobile devices is rising sooner than mobile search total — 50 p.c year over year. Partly in response, Google has been on an everyday basis including new choices to the Files Panel and Google My Change (GMB).

At this time time, Google announced a brand new GMB API, new agency dashboard and new agency companion program. The API will enable companies to preserve watch over extra classes of content, equivalent to service provider descriptions and Posts for multilocation brands and little companies at scale.

Google developed the agency dashboard in collaboration with just a few its agency partners. The new dashboard promises to be immediate. And it enables:

  • A single registered story on GMB to preserve watch over an infinite different of areas.
  • Particular person Groups to preserve watch over internal groups and preserve watch over entry to areas.
  • More straightforward product workflows to preserve watch over listings.

Registered companies are additionally being given early entry to new GMB tools and choices. They’ll absorb a loyal companion manager and varied advantages. There’ll additionally be a brand new companion checklist.

Google mentioned that more than one requirements were fascinated by evaluating probably agency partners for the brand new program. There isn’t a utter “different of areas under administration” requirement, but Google desires to on the initiating assign aside focal level on companies which could be rising. That you just will be a part of the agency companion program here.

The new dashboard will change into available in the next three weeks.

About The Author

Greg Safe is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. He writes a non-public blog, Screenwerk, about connecting the dots between digital media and valid-world client behavior. He’s additionally VP of Strategy and Insights for the Native Search Association. Apply him on Twitter or win him at Google+.