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Brownbook and Web.com team up for a great offer to businesses!

I’m thrilled to announce that Brownbook and Web.com have teamed up to offer all small business a free Digital Health Check, and a £50 voucher to spend on any Web.com services. For every business listing on Brownbook, the team at … Continue reading

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Facelift

It was about time… this week the team completed the facelift of Brownbook, the first in 8 years. Times have moved on and we have been desperate to do the work for a few years, but simply did not have the … Continue reading

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Publisher API

If you are an agency, SEO specialist, or a local search listing optimizer, it can be laborious and costly to add listings manually to Brownbook. We have a Publisher API that can help you reduce the time, cost, error rate … Continue reading

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AWS Migration Complete (mostly)

http://www.brownbook.net is now fully functioning on AWS, and as a result, its much faster. We are all amazed at just how much quicker it is. Even users of the api for submitting listings into Brownbook are reporting that all requests … Continue reading

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AWS Migration Update 2

Update: We rehearsed the full migration this week, and hit a few minor issues, thankfully nothing scary, so work continues to get this fully done. Our plan now incorporates some staged migration of different elements of the system over the next … Continue reading

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AWS Migration Update

A quick update on the migration: We’re shooting for a full move to AWS on May 3rd.  If you’re a partner Publisher using our Local Listing Publisher API we’ll reach out to you direct to update you on the plan … Continue reading

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A major update and refresh, on its way

I’ve just been reviewing the new designs for the Brownbook website, and I’m getting excited. But let me put aside the excitement for a moment, and explain some of the rationale for the changes that are coming. Way back, when we … Continue reading

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