Well the news is out about Google Places not being Google Places anymore (it is now Google Plus Local) and it seems to have a lot of people a little confused about why Google made the changes. One of the obvious reasons is it forces you to have a Google + page in order to even be listed. Now that Google has made this a requirement, you might ask yourself what all the fuss is about, so here are few reasons.
If you aren’t using Google Places to market your business on the web, then you are seriously missing out on an unparalleled opportunity. A Google Places listing can be one of the most powerful money-making tools you have, and it’s time you claim yours. Still need some convincing? Here are ten advantages of using Google Places