• The Price of Free Listings

    … When the Yellow Pages directory came out once a year, if your business’ phone number was printed incorrectly, you were screwed. It was the same with local business listings on the internet, except that instead of one or two books, there were thousands of websites carrying your bad data. Even when you fixed your phone number, there was a good…

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  • Why Apple Maps is Partnering With Local Search Companies

    … for a pretty sweet pitch deck. I imagine the companies that are not on the list — Moz Local, Local Site Submit, GoDaddy, Local Market Launch, MomentFeed, ReachLocal, Where2GetIt & RioSEO come to mind — have been Facetiming the Apple Maps team aggressively over the past few days. I think this will be a big win for Apple Maps. If the system works, we…

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