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Want to Upgrade Your Google Places Page to Google + Local Early?

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Google just announced last week that [URL="http://www.internetmarketingclub.org/entry.php/520-Google-Retires-Places-in-Favor-of-Google-Pages"]Google Places will soon become Google + Local[/URL], they are doing away with Google Places and folding it into Google + to make it more social for businesses along with integrating in Zagat reviews and Google reviews. The new Google + Local pages are in beta testing now, but if you are a business owner with a location based business, you can volunteer to try out Google + Local ahead of the curve. [URL="http://www.seroundtable.com/google-local-page-upgrade-15270.html"]SERoundtable[/URL] featured the information about signing up to be a beta tester here:

"Jade Wang from Google posted in the [URL="http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!category-topic/business/ShFbyka5V1c"]Google Business Help[/URL] forums a form you can use to communicate to Google you want to beta test the new Google+ Local pages.Jade said, "we're taking volunteers to be considered for early upgrade to their local Google+ pages." "Please note that this is all still a test feature, so it's not for the faint of heart! Ready?," she added.


So where do you sign up? Go to [URL="http://support.google.com/business/bin/request.py?contact_type=local_page_upgrade_request"]this form[/URL] and fill out the details. Hopefully Google will respond to your request soon."

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