Entries Tagged as 'Online Coupons'

Groupon Reviews As Google Places Citations = More IYP SEO Woe

March 17th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Reviews of businesses on Groupon have been spotted on Google Place Pages since January: Last year I speculated that social local applications like Twitter & Foursquare could start to cause a lot of SEO problems for IYPs because they could easily replicate the IYP structure while providing a lot more unique content. Groupon reviews are [...]

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Tags: Daily Deals · Google Place Pages · Google Place Search · Groupon · Online Coupons · Online Reviews · Yellow Pages

GroupGro Helps SMBs Deal With Daily Deals

December 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Closely, Perry Evans new “live social marketing” start-up, just launched GroupGro, a blog that provides SMBs with guides for navigating the daily deal space. Should be interesting to see how GroupGro and Closely relate to each other over time. When Perry mentioned GroupGro to me a couple of months ago, I thought it was a [...]

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Tags: Daily Deals · Online Coupons · Small Business Marketing

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

Twitter Location API: The Trojan Horse of Local Search?

August 20th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Twitter just announced it’s launching an API that will allow developers to add latitude & longitude to any tweet. There’s all sorts of funky services this could lead to such as a site that tracks the locations of Twitter spammers for people to drop nukes on and such (if they are dumb enough to opt [...]

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Tags: Local Search · Online Coupons · Online Maps · Twitter

Online Coupons: What’s Your Business’ Strategy?

November 20th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Per my previous post on CitySquare’s success with online coupons, it seems like offering deals on your site is the way to go in this meltdown.  I had lunch today with Loren Bendele, CEO of Savings.com, a deal aggregator.  According to Loren they had a record month last month in what would normally be a [...]

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Tags: BIA/Kelsey · ILM · Online Coupons

SEO Strategies In A Recession

October 15th, 2008 · No Comments

DaveN has some interesting thoughts about keyword targeting strategies for attracting consumers living in a global recession. This doesn’t mean people will be searching for “discount caviar”…optimising for “cheap X”, “bargain Y” and “deals on Z” is going to be more important in commodity spaces though. Consumer goods, financial products, utility services and the like [...]

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Tags: Online Coupons

Judysbook: Back From The Dead?

August 11th, 2008 · 8 Comments

Just stumbled upon the reincarnation of Judysbook.  For you youngsters in the local search space, JB, along with Insiderpages and Yelp, was one of the original social-local-search poster children.  I believe they even trademarked that term at one point.  Whomever is running the show over there has smoked the local search crack pipe and decided [...]

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Tags: Local Search · Online Coupons · Online Reviews

Online Coupons = SEO Gold

November 5th, 2007 · 7 Comments

Crazy Eddie - His Prices Are Insane!

If you could only add one more keyword to your site I would strongly suggest you consider the word “coupons”. I am hard-pressed to think of any other term that carries so much SEO juice. Everyone likes a deal after all.

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Tags: Online Coupons