The New Google My Business API
Earlier this week, Google announced the release of the Google My Business API. It’s geared towards large businesses and third parties who are looking to integrate with the Google My Business platform and publish updates to customers on Google Search & Maps.
Features that are supported:
Create business locations with information such as name, address, phone number, category, business hours, and more
Manage special hours
Mark a business location as permanently closed
Manage business photos
List, invite and remove managers on locations and business accounts
Read listing state to identify Google updated, duplicate and suspended locations
Search/Filter locations by name, category and label
Set the service area for a business either by specifying a point and radius or Place IDs
Identify listing with issues or errors
Features that are not supported:
Verification of Locations
Creating Business Accounts
Resolving issues with suspended or duplicate listings
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Read more about the Google My Business API here.
Posted by Jacob Herman