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

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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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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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I am really excited about the advent of smartphones like the iPhone and Android.  The blurring of the phone and the desktop is going to make mobile shopping really work.  High gas prices will make people want to do more research before they get in the car.  (Today they announced a local search app for […]

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I was working at Overture as a Product Manager and built one of the first mobile search platforms in Japan.  My biggest surprise here is that the size of the mobile marketing market in the U.S. is much smaller than it is in Japan.  M-commerce in Japan is about $1B and it encompasses a broad […]

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Multiple Locations SEO

A while ago David Mihm asked if I could provide guidance on how to optimize a business with multiple locations in the same geographic area. Well Dave, here at Local SEO Guide we aim to please, eventually:

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I am in the Minneapolis airport in between connecting flights and couldn’t resist adding my $0.02 to the Google Phone announcement and how it relates to local search. Here’s the (extremely uninformed) deal:

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