Entries Tagged as 'DexKnows'

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 · 104 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

How Not To Use Yellow Pages For Online Advertising

November 19th, 2007 · 2 Comments

It’s Turkey week so I won’t be too active, but in honor of the holiday I thought I would point you towards this turkey of a marketing move. My friend Tim from ConvertOffline has found an instance where DexKnows is using Google’s content network to target an ad for a dentist in Henderson, NV.  The [...]

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Tags: DexKnows · Yellow Pages

Video Optimization: Is Your Dentist Ready for His Close-Up?

October 29th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Dentist on Sunset Boulevard

If video SEO is in the NY Times you know it’s gone mainstream. Yesterday the Times ran a piece on how a dentist in Pennsylvania has posted a video about root canal on YouTube to explain the procedure to his patients. Since he posted the video, he has signed up 42 patients via his website. [...]

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Tags: DexKnows · Google · Local Video · Video SEO

How To Add a Business To Internet Yellow Pages Listings For Free

October 19th, 2007 · 149 Comments

Mr. Data

Making sure your business’ location and services data is up to date across the Web is perhaps the most important thing you can do to help potential customers find you. And the Local SEO Guide is here to help. The sites listed below are some of the most important in the local search world. On [...]

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Tags: CitySearch · DexKnows · InsiderPages · Local Data · Local Search · Localeze · MagicYellow · Merchant Circle · ReachLocal · Superpages · Yahoo Local · Yellow Pages · Yellowpages.com

Take Back Your Reputation From The Online Yellow Pages: Just Say No to NoFollow!

October 1st, 2007 · 25 Comments

Here’s part II of what I’ll be talking about at SMX Local in a few minutes. So you’re a business and you have a local website or websites you like (or don’t like but have been successful at not dealing with that issue). Your business info is listed all over the Web. You’re on a [...]

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Tags: CitySearch · DexKnows · InsiderPages · Local Search · Search Engine Ranking Factors · Yellow Pages · Yelp