National IYPs (Internet Yellow Pages) have long been amongst the biggest benefactors of organic search engine traffic. The typical IYP has north of 15MM business listings. Add category pages, city pages, reviews, maps, etc and you are easily looking at a 50MM+ page site with a huge amount of high value & high volume keyword […]
Entries Tagged as 'Yahoo Local'
August 12th, 2009 · 73 Comments
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June 11th, 2009 · 4 Comments
Actually this conference was Steve Espinosa’s brainchild but he has brought in a bunch of luminaries including Greg Sterling, Atif Rafik of Yahoo Local & Steve Stukenborg of Google TV. There will be a number of other local search rock stars including David Mihm, Will Scott, Gib Olander of Localeze, Mike Boland of the Kelsey […]
December 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on BOTW Local: Greg Hartnett Interview
When Best of the Web Local launched in August, I thought it was yet another wakeup call to Yellow Pages companies (both print and IYPs) that their business was under attack. There are already thousands of IYP type sites out there, but when an established domain like BOTW.org launches one and combines that with the […]
October 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments
When I started at InsiderPages, Yelp didn’t exist, but there was this service called AngiesList that we were obsessed with. AngiesList was a pioneer in figuring out how to get contractor reviews and ratings out of people. Back in the day, InsiderPages made a splash by giving out $5 Starbucks cards for five business reviews. […]
September 12th, 2008 · Comments Off on Bulk Update Your Yellow Pages Data or Pay Someone Else To Do It?
There’s a minor commotion going on in the comments section of my popular post on how to update your yellow pages listings for free. One of my readers has been talking to Localeze about their service to bulk update businesses with thousands of locations across a large number of local search sites, and wondering […]