Entries Tagged as 'Mobile Search'

Mobile Yellow Pages Panel – #DMS09

September 22nd, 2009 · 4 Comments

Mike Boland of BIA Kelsey is overseeing the mobile local search panel. Danny Francis of Cellcity walks through an implementation of GoOrlando which appears to be a simple IYP put on an iPhone.  Per Danny’s comment below this was just a demo app to show what a basic local mobile search app could be.  I [...]

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Tags: BIA/Kelsey · Local Search · Mobile Search · Online Coupons · Yellow Pages

And One App To Rule Them All…Geodelic?

June 22nd, 2009 · 6 Comments

Geodelic, a local mobile search start-up, just went public with its funding and some screenshots.  I had the opportunity to get a demo from Geodelic CEO Rahul Sonnad about a month ago and I really liked what I saw.  While there is nothing really new about the basic idea behind Geodelic – find something local [...]

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Tags: Mobile Search

Yelp Iphone App Updated

April 16th, 2009 · No Comments

according to TechCrunch.  The update now allows for writing reviews from the Iphone so get ready for a lot of “I am writing this while drunk!” type stuff.  I use the current Yelp App once in a while but I find that it becomes frustrating pretty quickly once you try to use the map to [...]

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Tags: iPhone Local · Mobile Search · Online Reviews · Yelp

The Importance of Google Sitelinks for Mobile SEO

September 29th, 2008 · No Comments

I always thought that Google Sitelinks were sort of useless, but now I get it.  If the iPhone is how we are going to experience mobile search for the near future, Google Sitelinks can be really helpful.  For example, today I was looking for a phone number of a company I was going to see [...]

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Tags: Google · iPhone Local · Mobile Search

Yellowpages.com iPhone App Review

September 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

I downloaded Yellowpages.com’s iPhone App this weekend and was psyched to give it a test run after hearing Frank Jules speak about it at Kelsey DMS last week.  The executive summary: not bad but needs work. It does its main function of allowing you to search for businesses fine.  And this may almost be enough [...]

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Tags: Google Maps · iPhone Local · Local Search · Mobile Search · Yellow Pages · Yellowpages.com · Yelp

Yellow Pages Searches on Mobile Phones: Briggs Ferguson of Idearc

September 17th, 2008 · No Comments

I am late again, getting in the tail end of Briggs’ talk, so here’s the one data point I got – from their research it looks like about 8% of those surveyed used their mobile phones to do yellow pages type searches. Good quote: “None of the companies in this room have a dominant share [...]

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Tags: BIA/Kelsey · Mobile Search · Superpages · Yellow Pages

Voice Search Optimization: When Local Gets Vocal

September 8th, 2008 · 5 Comments

I have been using an iPhone for the past two weeks and it’s pretty clear to me that the only thing that is going to stop me from using it more and more to find things is a fatal car crash.  That’s why my loved ones and I are glad to hear about a number [...]

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Tags: iPhone Local · Local Search · Mobile Search · Online Maps · Online Reviews

iPhone Local: Overview of Location Based Apps

August 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

The AimClear blog has a great overview of the top location-based iphone apps.

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Tags: iPhone Local · Local Search · Mobile Search · Yelp

Michael Dowd of Outrider.com Says…

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments

It’s a good time to get into mobile search marketing because it’s early, prices and competition low.  If your site has a store finder you should probably be doing mobile. Find out more at Outrider.

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Tags: Local Search · Mobile Search

C.H. Wilson of Discoverourtown.com

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Well, I certainly hope that with all of this conference going on that mobile search will become a reality sooner or later.  Maybe ’08 or ’09. Check him out at Discoverourtown.

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Tags: Local Search · Mobile Search