Entries Tagged as 'DexKnows'

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

May 15th, 2015 · 21 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

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

IYP SEO Rankings Report 2009

August 12th, 2009 · 73 Comments

National IYPs (Internet Yellow Pages) have long been amongst the biggest benefactors of organic search engine traffic.  The typical IYP has north of 15MM business listings.  Add category pages, city pages, reviews, maps, etc and you are easily looking at a 50MM+ page site with a huge amount of high value & high volume keyword […]

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Tags: CitySearch · DexKnows · Facebook · Google · InsiderPages · Local Search · MagicYellow · Merchant Circle · Superpages · Yahoo Local · Yellow Pages · Yellowbook · Yellowbot · Yellowpages.com · Yelp

Dex Widgets: Yellow Pages Search On Your Blog

September 18th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Just saw via Greg that DexKnows just launched some widgets so you can put a yellow pages search box on your blog, MySpace page, etc. Here’s what it looks like to a user:

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Tags: DexKnows · Yellow Pages

The Top IYPs In The US – According to Google

August 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments

My bud Ahmed has put together a list of the top IYPs in the US based on reach derived from Google’s stats.  Nothing too surprising except that Citysearch is #1.  I also think there are a number of sites missing from the list – 50states for example.  But still good info for all you local […]

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Tags: CitySearch · DexKnows · Merchant Circle · Yellowbook · Yellowbot · Yellowpages.com · Yelp