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Will Marissa Mayer Go Loco For Yahoo Local?

July 17th, 2012 · No Comments

I always get them confused...

I always get them confused… Now that Marissa Mayer is taking the helm at Yahoo!, I wonder if this means Yahoo Local is going to get some much-needed attention. A few years ago, an insider told me that Yahoo Local got nine million daily visits just from Google. That number has almost certainly declined, but [...]

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Tags: Google+ Local · Yahoo Local

Yahoo Needs To Become Yahoo Local

January 6th, 2012 · 6 Comments

I was just perusing Rafat Ali’s Reinventing Yahoo post where he recommends that Yahoo should buy TripAdvisor as the first step in a strategy to redefine itself as the “people-powered listings business”. He then goes on to suggest Yelp, HomeAway, OpenTable, Trulia (home of ex-Yahoo Local GM Paul Levine btw) and Zillow as other potential [...]

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Why Are Yelp! & Yahoo! Still Spamming Google!?

January 4th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Update: Matt Mcgee informs me that this is way old news.  Still interesting though. First CityGrid and now Yahoo!?  What’s Yelp up to? A reader from a daily deals site just asked me why Yelp was linking to Yahoo on the bottom right of this URL with the words “New York Burgers” in the anchor [...]

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Tags: Google · Linkbuilding · Local Search · Yahoo Local · Yelp

Yahoo Mail Goes All Social On Me

November 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I just sent an email out to a bunch of local seo types and saw this on the “message sent” confirmation screen:

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Tags: Google Social Search · Local Search · Online Reviews · Yahoo Local

Yahoo Flushes GeoCities, PageRank & Million$ Down The Drain

October 27th, 2009 · 61 Comments

UPDATE 6/16/10: OK, maybe I was a bit off on this one see http://techcrunch.com/2010/06/16/aol-to-sell-bebo-for-around-10-million/ Yahoo finally closed Geocities.com in a way that proves Carol Bartz & co. really shouldn’t be focused on search – they just destroyed millions of dollars worth of PageRank in one fell swoop.

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Tags: Yahoo Local