Entries Tagged as 'BIA/Kelsey'

Free Google Place Search “Clinic” At Kelsey ILM 2010

November 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Well perhaps “clinic” is overstating it a bit. I am going to be at the BIA Kelsey Group’s ILM 2010 in Santa Clara next Tuesday and Wednesday (12/7 -8). If you want to learn more about how Google’s new Place Search has affected local search & local SEO, let me know. I’ll be running a […]

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SMB Advertising Data – #DMS2010

September 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The wifi at the show has finally been fixed so here’s a summary of my notes from Steve Marshall’s presentation on SMB advertising behavior from their survey of SMB advertisers from the end of 2009. Print Yellow Pages Took a Big Hit: In 2008, 32% of SMBs advertised in the print book v. only 25% […]

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Kelsey DMS 2010 in Dallas – See You There

September 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment

If you’d like to have a chat about SEO, Social Media or the whole Mosque/Quran thing, please come find me at the conference.  And be sure to check out the local social media panel I am moderating, Social Media + Yellow Pages = A New Lease on Life? featuring: Paul Dawalibi, President and CEO, Praized […]

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Jon Brod of AOL Ventures #Marketplaces2010

March 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Jon is responsible for Local & Mapping at AOL (aol.?) aol. is looking as local as their big opportunity, particularly because it involves content, which is where aol. is putting a lot of investment. Patch is the cornerstone of aol.’s local strategy.  They have created a “scalable” technology platform.  They then hire a journalist and […]

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Venture Capital Funding for Local Search #ILM09

December 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on Venture Capital Funding for Local Search #ILM09

VCs from Canaan Partners (Warren Lee), Trinity Ventures (Patricia Nakache) & Comcast Ventures (Michael Yang): Patricia Nakache: no one has cracked local impulse purchases – mentions Groupon Warren Lee: Skeptical that growth will happen as fast as Kelsey predicts because access to venture capital is not as easy. Venture capital is going to contract by […]

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Tags: BIA/Kelsey · ILM