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Entries Tagged as 'CitySearch'

Did Local Directories Get Hit By Google’s Doorway Page Algo?

May 15th, 2015 · 19 Comments

YellowPages.com SEO

If SEMRush data is directionally correct, this may be a reason why Yelp is looking to sell. Should rebrand as Yikes! pic.twitter.com/UqplA4ZLSq — Andrew Shotland (@localseoguide) May 11, 2015 Perhaps SEMRush is still updating but if its organic search traffic graphs are even close to accurate it looks like May is the month that Google [...]

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Tags: CitySearch · DexKnows · Foursquare · Google · Local Search · Superpages · Yellow Pages · Yellowpages.com

What Happened To CitySearch’s Business?

May 9th, 2013 · 11 Comments

CitySearch SEO Ranking

Today Greg Sterling asked What’s Going On At CityGrid?: “Here’s my paraphrase of some of the things I was told: CityGrid and Citysearch are struggling (to retain and deliver value to advertisers) Citysearch was characterized to me as having lost so much momentum that it was effectively “dead” CityGrid and associated properties (InsiderPages, Citysearch, Urbanspoon) [...]

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The Best Models are Closed-Loop

April 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

Listening to Neil Salvage, EVP of CityGrid Media, speaking at the Local Search Association Conference on selling marketing services to SMBs. The advantages of the closed loop model (OpenTable, Groupon, etc.) – The advertiser knows it’s working. QED.

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Tags: CitySearch · Small Business Marketing

Is Yelp In Bed With CityGrid?

October 4th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Just spotted in the wild: (hat tip to Vik at Chitika) Tweet

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Tags: CitySearch · Yelp

Google Exposes Your Competition

May 28th, 2010 · 6 Comments

In general you should know who your competition is in the SERPs, but Google just made it easier (unless I have totally missed this feature for months which is possible). I just noticed a “Pages similar to ” widget at the bottom of the results. Here’s what I got when I queried “localseoguide” It appears [...]

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Tags: CitySearch · DexKnows · Google · Yellowpages.com · Yelp