Tag Archives: Yellow Pages

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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The long term life expectancy of the print Yellow Pages…

Kelsey Group (Kelsey Group is the leading provider of strategic research and analysis, data and competitive metrics on Yellow Pages, electronic directories, local search, SMB advertising and local media) run a group on Linked In where I saw the following … Continue reading

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Extinction Threatens Yellow-Pages Publishers

This is the headline from a piece in the Wall Street Journal earlier this week. I have got to say that this does not suprise me its a foregone conclusion… a quote I saw recently from Charles Darwin stated: “it’s … 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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Top 25 things vanishing from America: # 24 — The Yellow Pages

Here is a great post from Tracy Coenen on Wallet Pop. The comments certainly make amusing reading. Link to article here. Quote from Tracy Coenen; “The creators and marketers of the yellow pages boast that their publication is still relevant. … Continue reading

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WARNING – The Brownbook is NOT the Yellow Pages :)

A lot of people (I have found most) seem to use the term “Yellow Pages” when they talk about consumer-facing business directories, I guess its something that my generation grew up with.  But few people realise that the term is, in … Continue reading

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Yell seems reluctant to face reality

Yell, the UK-based Yellow Pages provider has suffered two precipitous falls in its share price over the last few days, falling 15% yesterday, and taking a whopping 26% dive the day before (the biggest drop since its shares first went … Continue reading

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