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Brownbook hits 34million business listings [feature in Techcrunch]

We’re pleased to announce that Brownbook now lists  over 34 MILLION businesses in over 240 countries.  Founder Marc Lyne was recently interviewed by global tech news powerhouse TechCrunch about the site, you can read the whole story on TechCrunch right … Continue reading

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A search marketing success story

It’s always great to hear good news and that businesses who take the time to add their details to Brownbook, do so well and get found online. Here is another great example: search on Google for ‘hat shop sussex‘, and … Continue reading

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Take live bookings and availability in your Brownbook business page

We’re proud to have teamed up with BookingBug to offer our customers live bookings and availability in their Brownbook business page.  Does your business take bookings for services?  Then check out what BookingBug can do for you, and add the … Continue reading

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Brownbook S23 now live – latest updates

Brownbook S23 went live yesterday, with a raft of new features designed to help your business get found more online.  Here’s a full run-down of the changes: ShareThis – We’ve replaced our ‘Tweet this’ link on each Business Page with … Continue reading

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NEW – Add Widgets to your Business Page

I’m excited to reveal the work we’ve been doing on enabling widgets on your business pages. Previously I wrote about how we withdrew the HTML unit pending the reintroduction of it in a better form. Well here it is, let … Continue reading

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Brownbook S22 now live – latest updates

  Brownbook S22 went live yesterday with a number of front-end and back-end improvements and new features.  Here’s the complete run-down:   – Removed IP detection – Last year we introduced a little technology to try to detect from which … Continue reading

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How to create your own local directory, for free

http://www.welburn.infoWe had an interesting email from Steve Serowka today, showing us how he’s leveraging Brownbook’s free business directory platform to deliver enhanced value on his own local community site.  Here’s how he did it, in his own words… Dear Marc … Continue reading

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Brownbook is now TOTALLY FREE

Important changes and improvements to Brownbook Well, we’ve been in near radio-silence for almost four weeks now as we set about making some radical changes to Brownbook.  Two months ago several of our team were in the midst of reading … Continue reading

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Generate a business QR code (2D barcode) to add to your business page

Did you know you can now add a QR Code (Quick Response code, or 2D barcode) to your business listing? . It’s surprisingly easy to do if you follow this simple guide (it’s a bit of a workaround right now, … Continue reading

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“The Long Tail” author takes note of Brownbook

I was pleased today to have someone tell me that Brownbook is mentioned in Chris Anderson’s new book “FREE” (sub-title: “The Future of a Radical Price: The Economics of Abundance and Why Zero Pricing Is Changing the Face of Business”). … Continue reading

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