Google's answer to an Angie's List-type product, Google Home Services (though limited in its geographic reach now) has added two more professions to its roster, enabling searchers to find local electricians and HVAC pros.
Jonha Richman is a Staff Writer for Small Business Trends covering apps, ecommerce and new business models. Jonha invests through her private investment fund, JJ Richman. The firm’s latest investments have been focused on real estate, equities, bonds, commodities, emerging technologies (such as AI, big data) and various other globally diversified assets.
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