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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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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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Thanks for the recognition from Local Search expert Chris Silver Smith

Always nice to get a little recognition: Sept 13, 2010 – Chris Silver Smith: Who Will Own Local Data? Search Engines, Yellow Pages, Aggregators Or Social Media? Thanks Chris, one day we MUST catch up for a chat. Dave

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Richer Business Profile Pages get more traffic and clicks [stats]

We did a little analysis this week, intended for some internal purposes but the results are so interesting that I thought I’d share them with you. Business Pages with more content get more views and clicks – sounds obvious and … Continue reading

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The FOUR simple tricks to NOT screw up your shiny new SEO

Brownbook business listings give you great organic SEO, helping your business get found more on search engines. But DID YOU KNOW you can mess that up with a few well-meaning faux-pas? Here are FOUR simple tricks you can use to easily … Continue reading

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Brownbook’s decision not to use nofollow links is appreciated by search engine marketers

In response to Andrew Shotland’s revealing post “SuperPages New Profile Pages Not Doing Advertisers Any SEO Favors” on Local SEO Guide (Local Search Engine Optimization & Marketing Made Simple), these comments caught our eye: Marcus | ADMAX // May 27, … Continue reading

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