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Google Acquires Waze

Google Acquires Waze

It’s official – Google has just announced the closing of an acquisition deal with Waze. While the terms of the deal weren’t made public, it’s rumored that Google paid around $1.3 billion for the acquisition

Jun 12th, 2013Comments Off on Google Acquires Waze
Introducing Google Offers

Introducing Google Offers

After being turned down by Groupon last year, Google started working on it’s own coupon platform – called “Google Offers.”  The service offers restaurant, shopping, and other local deals and are sent to users daily via email.  Users can also share the deals with their friends on social networks like Twitter, Facebook, and Google Buzz.

Google has essentially confirmed this new product / platform is real and is currently in testing phase.  In response to an inquire, Google stated they are […]

Jan 24th, 2011Comments Off on Introducing Google Offers
Google Sets Sights on Another Coupon Company?

Google Sets Sights on Another Coupon Company?

Unfortunately for Google, the deal with Groupon died on the table earlier this month.  The New York Post is reporting that Google is now on the search for a Groupon-like company so that they can compete with Groupon.  If Google succeeds, they will most likely expand rapidly into new markets using their global reach.  (via New York Post)

Dec 30th, 2010Comments Off on Google Sets Sights on Another Coupon Company?
Google’s Tools for Online Success

Google’s Tools for Online Success

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) and Google have teamed up to provide resources and tools that “help small businesses learn how to succeed online.”  Below is a sample video description of the features directly from Google. Be sure to checkout this new resource today at http://www.google.com/help/places/partners/sba/index.html!  (via Google)

Establish an online presence: As more and more people get online to find information and local searches grow, an online presence is increasingly important for a small business. For […]

Aug 22nd, 2010Comments Off on Google’s Tools for Online Success
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