Yelp Goes Live in Australia

Yelp launched its local review site in Australia today and cofounder Jeremy Stoppelman traveled to the country for the occasion. Since 2004 the company has accumulated a database of more than 22 million reviews, none of which has included Australian…

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PagesJaunes Launches 123deal

PagesJaunes, the French directory publisher, recently announced the launch of 123deal in Italy, Germany and the U.K. The daily deals and local discounts portal and search engine is also available in France and Spain. The location-based search option allows users…

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Moore Joins Yell as CDO

Yell announced this week that Microsoft MSN Partner and Producer Scott Moore will join Yell Group as its chief digital officer. Moore will report to Yell Group CEO Mike Pocock and will be based at a new Yell office in…

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Amdocs in Deals With ADSA, Trudon

Anuncios en Directorios (ADSA), the directory publishing subsidiary of America Movil, selected Amdocs software, consulting and systems-integration services as part of its strategic systems and business transformation initiative. ADSA will use the Amdocs Integrated Advertiser Management system to modernize and…

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Google News Ranking Factors for 2011

Ever wonder how some writers or bloggers get loads of traffic to their sites while others don't? Being at the top of Google News is a good place to start. Andrew Shotland of LocalSEOGuide.com, a BIA/Kelsey partner, along with Tim…

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AT&T Steps Up Next in Deals

We predicted in our U.S. Local Media Annual Forecast the growth in the U.S. daily deals market from $1.25 billion this year to $3.93 billion in 2015. Low barriers to entry are producing a host of Groupon and LivingSocial spinoffs.…

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