according to TechCrunch. The update now allows for writing reviews from the Iphone so get ready for a lot of “I am writing this while drunk!” type stuff. I use the current Yelp App once in a while but I find that it becomes frustrating pretty quickly once you try to use the map to […]
I always thought that Google Sitelinks were sort of useless, but now I get it. If the iPhone is how we are going to experience mobile search for the near future, Google Sitelinks can be really helpful. For example, today I was looking for a phone number of a company I was going to see […]
I downloaded Yellowpages.com’s iPhone App this weekend and was psyched to give it a test run after hearing Frank Jules speak about it at Kelsey DMS last week. The executive summary: not bad but needs work. It does its main function of allowing you to search for businesses fine. And this may almost be enough […]
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 […]
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 […]
The AimClear blog has a great overview of the top location-based iphone apps.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]