Google today announced that they’re adding Zagat reviews to Google+. Users will be able to see information about nearby restaurants whether or not they’re logged in, but users who are logged in to Google+ will also be able to see reviews and information from people in their circles.
Google+ is taking baby steps towards monetizing an untapped market – local commerce. I’ll bet you a dollar we’re going to see an enormous amount of local commerce integration into social media networks in the next year or two, and that this integration (properly understood and executed) will help level the playing field between small businesses and national retailers.
Check it out, via Mashable: Google+ Unlocks the Power of Zagat With ‘Local’ Tab.