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How Much Does Yodle Charge?

In the light of Borrell Associates recent study that showed astronomical churn rates at local search resellers like Yodle and ReachLocal, there has been a lot of speculation about the reasons why. I commented on David Mihm’s Blog that price … Continue reading

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No Bail Out For Yellow Pages

Greg Sterling has been writing a lot about the possible disappearance of newspapers. Seth Godin has also speculated about newspapers’ disappearance. I think both of them and others are talking about them because they feel like it is really important; … Continue reading

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You-Tube Rating System – A Pre-Emptive Word

In the mid 60′s, the word ‘screw’ and the phrase’hump the hostess’ were said in the film ‘Whose Afraid Of Virgina Wolf?.’ People freaked out and the Movie Ratings system was born and from it sprang the porn industry. Earlier … Continue reading

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Local Search Marketing Gets A Little Easier With GetListed.Org

Search Engine Land has an article about a new web based tool that helps small business owners to take the first step in Local Search – claiming their business profiles, getlisted.org. You just enter the name of your business and … Continue reading

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How To Opt Out Of Telephone Book Delivery

Chris Silver Smith wrote a post on saving the yellow pages over at Search Engine Land last week. He outlined 10 points that could help the yellow pages industry. Though I have tremendous respect for Chris Silver Smith I disagreed … Continue reading

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Am I Social Enough For Social Media?

Will Scott, a search marketer in New Orleans, who I’ve met online, emailed me yesterday asking me if there was a way we could talk. “IM? Twitter? That email was sent around 10:30am, I responded “not really” at around 3 … Continue reading

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G Phone Calling… HellOOOooo!

Back in May, after weeks of consideration, I had made the decision to purchase an iPhone. Soon after that, Apple announced 3g so I decided to wait. Finally, in July with much anticipation I trekked over to the Apple Store … Continue reading

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Smooth Reviews Like Service Magic

The company I work for has been in business for over 8 years, does great work and has exactly 0 reviews in Yahoo and another 0 in google. Not that surprised are you? I know. But I find this surprising… … Continue reading

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Studio iPhone

30 years ago people lined up outside Studio 54 to buy expensive drinks and snort coke with famous people, today they are lined up outside the Apple Store at the Garden State plaza in Paramus to get the latest in … Continue reading

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Throw Away Your Resume And Find The Perfect Job

I met with the owner of a multi-million dollar company (in terms of revenue) and within an hour was offered my dream job along with a package that included a good salary plus an equity stake… did I mention it … Continue reading

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