Google Places fixing bugs in Dashboard reporting of local business listing

Bugs in Google Places dashboard, affect the analytics reporting related to a local business listing…."Earlier this week, users noticed stats were only available through July 12th — more than a week without an update. In Places Help forum thread, Google's Ari B. says, "We're aware of the problem and are working to get the most […]

Bugs in Google Places dashboard, affect the analytics reporting related to a local business listing…."Earlier this week, users noticed stats were only available through July 12th — more than a week without an update. In Places Help forum thread, Google's Ari B. says, "We're aware of the problem and are working to get the most up-to-date information into Places dashboard. You should start seeing more recent listing activity in next few days."

Also, Local business owners and local search marketers have noticed missing data in their Google Places analytics. In some cases, several days mysteriously show zero activity."

A Google spokesperson said "that missing data is typically related to "clustering" — when Google algorithmically (and over-aggressively) combines two businesses into one. Google says this's a separate issue from stats reporting delay. and they're "constantly working to improve quality and reliability of Places dashboard.""

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