Entries by Paul Jahn

A Minneapolis Month into Google Posts

It’s been a month since first writing about Making Your Own Google Posts. According to Google Trends, this new feature has only taken off slightly at times. It’s slick, still relatively unknown and you can post up to 10 carousel posts to show up when folks search for your branded name, the first 2+ being […]

Google Maps and Street View Photos in the North Loop

Today’s #mspwalk is in the Minneapolis North Loop area to showcase the neighborhood, stills and indoor and outdoor Street View photos we offer at LocalMN. It was longer and split up into 2 walks for a little over 8 miles on gmap-pedometer as I needed to recharge my iPhone. Red Cow North Loop – The first Google review […]

New Showcase Section on Flickr

Remember Flickr? Don’t forget about them They recently came out with new About Page to share your work. It still has the features at the bottom to sort by most likes, comments and views. It also adds an edtitable Showcase Section of up to 25 photos. For users, the Showcase Section all slick-like as you can […]

Let Your Summer Work for Your Google My Business

There really isn’t anything better than a Minnesota Summer. You do need to get your Google My Business on, although you might as well let that work to your business advantage by sometimes doing as little as enjoying the summer. Before anything, get started with Google Photos with a Google Account or Gmail address. Adding […]

Custom TC Pride Parade Map and Route

The Twin Cities press does a great job provide information of the upcoming Pride Festival. As well, Google recently came out with finding Pride events in 35 cities worldwide on your mobile device. Of the 35, Google currently doesn’t include the Twin Cities, which sounds strange, but here is an interactive, customized Google Map for […]

New Points Levels for Google Local Guides

Now available to its Local Guides, Google lets you reach new levels up to 10. The numbering system for actions such as edits, reviews and photos have changed and are retroactive. This means you may already be leveled up without doing a thing. It’s not a big surprise, but they are now placing more relative points […]

Grand Old Day Parade 2017

Some days it just takes a Sunday Parade to realize the simple things, this one being the Grand Old Day 2017 Parade which was over an hour long. St. Paul is fairly well-known for sidewalk art with one in chalk starting with “At every spot, find a way to spread joy”.   Just a good […]