Aug 8th, 2013

Google Maps ads

When Google began rolling out the new Google Maps to Android devices last month, many of you noticed that the freshly redesigned app was without your favorite ads. Google is here to fix that for you, announcing in a blog post today that they have finally introduced targeted ads into Google Maps. The ads will show at the top of searches relevant to your query, making your day just a little brighter.

Sarcasm aside, you had to have known this was coming. Google Maps has always been a free service for users, but it’s also one Google makes a good chunk of change on by hitting up retailers to advertise on Maps. To be quite honest with you, I’ve actually discovered some nice eateries via ads in Maps, so hey, it works. If you’re a business person wanting to learn more about ads in Maps and getting started, hit up the source link below.