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Greg Sterling

Greg Sterling

Articles by Greg Sterling

  1. Yahoo 'Goes' for Windows Mobile

    Yahoo announced today the availability of its Go bundle of services for Windows Mobile. According to the release, the content and applications available include: Yahoo Mail, Yahoo Search (Local, Web and Image), Yahoo Photos, Yahoo Address Book...

  2. InsiderPages' 'Answers'

    InsiderPages, one of the top "social directory" sites, has launched its equivalent of Yahoo!'s Answers: "Insider Advice." It's only available to members but allows people to ask open-ended questions of the community. The press release offers an...

  3. EBay-Google PPCall Deal: More Than Meets The Eye

    Barry posted earlier about the reported Google-eBay AdSense and "Click to Call" deal. The press stories were somewhat vague and incorrectly implied all elements of the deal to be international only. I subsequently got some clarity from Skype on...

  4. Mobile Search for TV Listings

    TV Guide and mobile local search content provider 4Info have teamed up to permit cellphone users to access TV Guide's listings content via SMS or WAP. Here's the announcement. This is obviously for people who MUST know when their favorite TV...

  5. NearbyNow Brings New 'Inventory' To Local Search

    The "holy grail" of online shopping is local inventory information. Paradoxical as it may sound I say that because the overwhelming majority of transactions occur in local stores and that isn't going to change any time soon. Though e-commerce is...

  6. Newspapers Getting Into Local Search Game

    MediaNews Group, which bought the San Jose Mercury News from McClatchy, becomes the third newspaper group to employ a "guaranteed clicks" geotargeted search program for the local business market. Powered by WebVisible, which McClatchy is also...

  7. Yelp Now Mobile With Help From Palm

    Yelp Mobile is now live. The site is optimized for the Treo but works on any web-enabled phone. Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppleman said that the idea originated with Palm, which approached Yelp and wanted to create a mobile version of the site for the...

  8. Marchex Building Out Local Search Domains

    Today Marchex announced the launch of 100 new local and vertical search domains. These sites have real content, user ratings, dynamic category specific navigation and other features, which make them much more interesting than typical parked...

  9. AOL Video Portal Is Live Today

    There's lots of news coming out of AOL this week: free email, free phone numbers, layoffs . . . Earlier in the week the new AOL video portal was announced. Today it's live. It contains a mix of free and paid content. Video search is powered by...

  10. Find 'Nearby Stores' With Become

    There's lots of data from many sources that reflects the dominant consumer shopping paradigm involving the Internet: research online, buy locally. Even though e-commerce, excluding Travel, will approach $150 billion this year, according to...

  11. Enquisite: New Free Analytics Tool Launches

    Enquisite is a new free analytics tool that is launching today. I'm not an analytics guru and so others will need to kick the tires. But one of the things that impresses me about it is that you're able to see locally where your traffic is coming...

  12. Trulia Distributing Its Maps To Local Realtors

    As described on the Trulia Blog and The Future of Real Estate Marketing Blog, vertical real estate search site Trulia is making its maps with listings available for no cost to local brokers and realtors. The maps themselves are built on the...

  13. AOL Redesigns Local CityGuides

    Thanks to Gary Price for pointing out that AOL has launched a beta redesign of its popular CityGuides. Here's the current version of the site for New York and here's the new beta version of the same city site. Of the more than 300 CityGuides AOL...

  14. SuperPages Buys Inceptor

    As reported in ClickZ today, SuperPages, which is itself up for sale, has acquired SEM firm Inceptor for an undisclosed amount. Verizon has been the most forward thinking and acting of the yellow pages publishers when it comes to offering...

  15. ApartmentRatings.com: 'What The Neighbors Pay'

    Apartment locator ApartmentRatings.com has introduced a new service it calls "What The Neighbors Pay." As co-founder and CEO Jeremy Bencken describes it, "It's not quite 'Zillow for renters.'" Regardless, it offers helpful pricing information,...

  16. Mobile-Local Search Now In 3D

    Point and search mobile technology vendor GeoVector, which partnered with mapping company Mapion to bring a pointing-based mobile local search offering to Japan, is now introducing 3D search on Japanese mobile phones. Here's an example of the 3D...