google uses google places to get local businesses started with online advertising. following is an email i received from google this morning. besides that google boost is finally expanding beyond the small number of test markets it is clear that google is starting to put much more weight on local advertisers. however, the biggest revelation [...]
back in a february post i said that i’d be switching to bing maps over google maps soon (back then for the flickr integration). well, this newly released video from microsoft research has reaffirmed that notion as street slide looks phenomenal – especially to a map geek like myself. update: i fixed the youtube video above and [...]
via mashable.com nice location technology evolution infographic / graph. now with so many location based technologies available and their intertwining with social media, will they really be the future?
via youtube.com awesome Flickr integration coming from bing maps soon. this will combine two of my favorite things: maps & flickr.
46% of Local Searchers Visit Businesses In-Store 46% of local searchers make in-store visits, according to data released to eMarketer by TMP Directional Marketing and comScore. The number is up 12% over last year. Meanwhile, for “general searches,” 34% visited stores, but this was only up 1% over last year. Internet yellow pages searchers also [...]
37 pages. That’s how many pages of notes I took today at SMX East. They were small pages, but nevertheless that’s still la lot of notes – but, also a reflection upon the vast amount of knowledge that you learn at SMX. Don’t fool yourself, you better be ready to learn, A LOT, at SMX [...]
Looking for local online advertising? Consider mobile advertising. In a short period of time mobile advertising has gone from an experimental media to a proven one. According to comScore, Inc. the number of local searches on a mobile device grew 51% from March 2008 to March 2009, and the preferred method of search is by [...]