crystal_ballAs we finish out the first month of 2013, we can take a look back at exactly what, according to HubSpot, 2012 had to offer:

  • The acceleration of local search volumes due to unprecedented smartphone adoption
  • The growing ubiquity of mobile payment devices
  • The release of Google+ Local
  • The release of Apple Maps (and inclusion of Yelp reviews front-and-center)
  • The release of the Google Maps app
  • The release of Facebook Nearby

Josiesque has covered some of these releases in past blogs. But looking forward to 2013, HubSpots predictions are if nothing else, good for conversation.

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