This just in. Canada’s Yellow Pages Group has announced a deal with My Virtual Paper, a start-up that has developed a process for extracting and indexing deep content from SMBs’ offline business papers — brochures, fliers and so on.
CEO Manoj Verma is speaking on a panel this afternoon at Interactive Local Media 2008 in Santa Clara, California.
The ‘New’ Business Directories: Reaching (and Satisfying) Small Businesses
Everyone is jumping into the business directory and listings space, once dominated exclusively by Yellow Pages. We’ll see what is going to work, and get a glimpse of where things are going – in the U.S., and around the world.
Pieter Grasdijk, CEO, iLocal (Netherlands)
Eric Peacock, GM, Insider Pages (a Citysearch Company) (United States)
Chris Smith, GM, Online Search and Directories, Sensis (Australia)
Manoj Verma, CEO, MyVirtual Paper (Canada)