Monthly Archives: September 2008

Dancing gorilla in pink tights and a tutu!!!

I had an interesting chat by email with one of our business users yesterday and today, the main subject of which was how best to list his business which operates statewide in Florida, USA.  The recommendation I gave him and … Continue reading

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Thanks again…

It always makes my day when someone takes the time to write and tell us how Brownbook.net has helped their business.  I had a really pleasant email from KK in Lincoln, UK, here’s the take-out: “I updated my listing to … Continue reading

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It just gets better and better

We just released a new version of Brownbook.net which has a bunch of enhanced features for businesses and for consumers.   Here’s the skinny: – Related searches – When you get a results page following a search, you’ll notice a … Continue reading

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Who are you calling “the lunatic fringe”?

I was privileged to be invited to speak on a panel at The Kelsey Group’s annual conference last week in Atlanta (Directional Media Strategies).  Since Kelsey Group is the number 1 worldwide ‘yellow pages’ analyst firm and this event is … Continue reading

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Geo-tagging versus radiating search

I was asked the other day why we don’t do radiating search, and its a good question the answer to which is not immediately obvious.  I figured it may be useful to share the reasons why? When we first designed … Continue reading

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Brownbook gets shortlisted for Mobile Site 2008 Award

It’s time for the Brownbook team to get their gladrags on as we have been shortlisted for the Mobile Site 2008 Award by the Association of Online Publishers, http://www.ukaop.org.uk/. This is great news for Brownbook as it gives us credible … Continue reading

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