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Google Voice Action for Mobile Local Search – Yet Another IYP Killer?

August 12th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Google announced a number of upgrades to its voice search application today.  One of them looks like it could be particularly troublesome to local search directory players.  From TechCrunch: Another feature is the ability to call any business in Google Search. This does not have to be a company in your local contacts app — [...]

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Tags: Google Place Pages · Local Search · Mobile Search · Uncategorized

Mobile Local Search on the Rise – YPA

July 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Today the Yellow Pages Association released a new study based on Comscore data that shows an increase in local mobile usage, particularly as it affects the use of local directories.  Here are some of the highlights: The number of mobile subscribers accessing business directories on a mobile phone increased 14 percent year-over-year to 17.3 million users [...]

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Tags: Local Search · Mobile Search · Uncategorized · Yellow Pages · Yelp

Yusef Mehdi’s #Bing Keynote at #SMX Notes

June 9th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Some of the more interesting data that Mehdi mentioned: When looking for a lake tahoe house rental, in a four hour session, the searcher repeats some queries as much as 6 times Mobile search behavior gets users to intent much faster than traditional search 40% of purchases happen two weeks or later after product search [...]

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Tags: Bing · Mobile Search

The Art of Location War

March 19th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Of course I haven’t figured out what this post is about yet.  I just couldn’t resist the title, or Paris. While I am pondering this one please check out my Location Wars post on Search Engine Land

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Tags: 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