Dex One, Yahoo Double Down on Deal

Dex One and Yahoo have extended and expanded their long-term partnership to roughly double the geographic coverage of the existing distribution partnership. The arrangement essentially involves business profile pages sold by Dex being served up in Yahoo Local search results,…

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Global Yellow Pages News Roundup

Scanning the global Yellow Pages industry for noteworthy recent developments: Yell wants its customers to share videos of the "amazing things" that they can do with its economized Yellow Pages directory. The U.K.-based company calls this reformatting of its traditional…

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MerchantCircle Launches Local Content Studio

MerchantCircle is joining the ranks of companies creating local and vertical content, including Demand Media, Associated Content, Examiner.com, AOL’s Seed and Patch, Perfect Market, Helium, Brafton Media and others. MerchantCircle’s new Local Content Studio is being led by Andy Halliday,…

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Gmail Voice Integration: The Local Angle

You probably heard today that Google launched a voice dialing feature within Gmail. This isn't necessarily Google Voice (which is basically a call connection service), but rather a voice over IP client, akin to Skype, right within Gmail. The thing…

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Yellowbook Jumps Into Deal-a-Day Space

Today, Yellowbook is launching a group buying/deal-a-day product called Weforia.com in three of its markets -- Boston, Phoenix and Ft. Myers, Florida. This makes Yellowbook the first U.S. Yellow Pages publishers to enter this space, which has become a local…

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Yellowbook Jumps Into Deal-a-Day Space

Today, Yellowbook is launching a group buying/deal-a-day product called Weforia.com in three of its markets -- Boston, Phoenix and Ft. Myers, Florida. This makes Yellowbook the first U.S. Yellow Pages publishers to enter this space, which has become a local…

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The Google Maps Behemoth

Last week, Vic Gundotra, Google's vice president of engineering, made a blog post announcing 100 million users a month for Google Maps for Mobile. In a fragmented, emergent mobile world, mapping is one area where there is a dominant leader. (Note…

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The Google Maps Behemoth

Last week, Vic Gundotra, Google's vice president of engineering, made a blog post announcing 100 million users a month for Google Maps for Mobile. In a fragmented, emergent mobile world, mapping is one area where there is a dominant leader.…

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