Tag Archives: SEO

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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Brownbook Celebrates its First Birthday and a Year of Sustained Growth

Free free global business directory that anyone can edit now lists 28 million businesses worldwide United Kingdom: Brownbook.net, the free global business directory that anyone can edit, is celebrating its first year in business; a year of sustained growth. Today, … Continue reading

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Latest improvements

V16 just went live with a whole bunch of improvements (Google Street View, SEO, and more…), here’s your rundown on the changes and what it means to you.

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Latest improvements in Brownbook land

Latest updates in Brownbook, launched last week in Version 15 include: Provision of the mechanism to allow large publishers to (pretty much) instantly implement their own web2.0 classified business directory, or to augment their existing directory with Brownbook’s (co-branded) enhanced … Continue reading

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30 day FREE trial – video

Lets see how you as a business owner can benefit from the new 30 day FREE trial on all the Brownbook advanced features. The value add that the video does not show is how your business benefits from better SEO, … Continue reading

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Small business marketing on a shoestring (without even a shoestring!)

I was alerted via one of my Twitter colleagues @BeckyMcCray to this great blog post about marketing online on low or no budget – read it and pass it on http://mark-hayward.com/2009/01/08/small-business-social-media-marketing-plan/. Original author’s Twitter page is here (Mark Hayward) – … Continue reading

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New Brownbook stuff for Christmas :)

We released sprint 12 of Brownbook yesterday, just in time for us to relax a little for Christmas.  You may already know we use an Agile/Scrum development process which sees us breaking all our development down into 2 week ‘sprints’.  … Continue reading

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The future

An interesting quote that i received by email today: “The successful companies in the local space will have organic traffic, unique distribution, self-service products, direct access to merchant budgets and low-cost burn rates, she said. Meanwhile, companies that overly rely … Continue reading

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Making the internet work for your small business

I was the recipient of an interesting direct marketing email this week, and it struck such a chord with me that I thought I’d share it with you here.  Some very interesting stats that really drive home the importance of … 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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