Google Business Profiles is finding more ways to connect you with businesses that share your values. Google Ads Roll Out Centralized First-Party Data Access Tool: Introducing the Google Ads Data Manager – your hub for collected first-party data to “simplify the ways you connect and use your first-party data with our ads solutions,” said Google in its October 11, 2023 announcement. Data Manager will put “all your data management controls in one place, enabling you to drive incremental revenue and better outcomes for your business,” said Google. Google Ads Data Manager is expected to go live in early 2024. While acknowledging the growing power of AI search, he also emphasized that traditional “10 blue links” still have a role in search results.