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Entries Tagged as 'Yellow Pages'

It’s MayDay for Yellow Pages Sites

May 27th, 2010 · 24 Comments

image liberally appropriated from Roger Hollander Thanks to Vanessa Fox as always for eliciting grains of truth from Google.  At last week’s Google I/O conference Matt Cutts confirmed that there was an algo change at the beginning of May that will likely be affecting sites that generate a lot of long-tail traffic:  ”this is an [...]

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Tags: Google · Local Search · Online Reviews · Twitter · Yellow Pages · Yelp

The Best Local Search Directories For Vertical SEO

May 24th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Last year I published the first IYP SEO Rankings Report which looked at which yellow pages/general local search sites ranked the best in Google for popular queries in the top U.S. markets.  That post has spawned a few other SEOs to try a similar approach for specific verticals.  Here are a few worth checking out: [...]

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Tags: Local Search · Yellow Pages

If Warhol Sold Yellow Pages Ads

April 21st, 2010 · 3 Comments

Someone has got to do this for yellow pages ads. Anyone want to go in on it with me? via Kottke.org

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Yellow Pages Are What? Google’s Got Some Suggestions

November 23rd, 2009 · 20 Comments

TechCrunch ran a Newspapers Are What? post last Friday that got me wondering what Google might suggest for a few yellow pages queries.  Who says algorithms don’t have a sense of humor? Yellow Pages Are… And for the Sarah Palin crowd: Yellow Pages Is…

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Can The Yellow Pages Industry Create An Adsense Competitor?

October 5th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Some ponderings by yours truly over on SearchEngineLand.

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