During an an interview, Barry Schwartz and Mike Blumenthal, a local SEO expert and co-founder of customer experience management platform Gatherup, the two talked about local SEO and Google Maps.

The two discussed Mike’s history in the industry, and what he did before entering the SEO space. They also talked about Google Maps issues, such as how Google Maps seems to be investing money into user interface changes, monetization techniques. but less and less resources in the quality of those results.