SEW Experts: Mobile Local Search: A Perfect Storm

Last week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) showcased the first few devices that run Google's much anticipated Android operating system. In today's Vertical Challenge column, "Mobile Local Search: A Perfect Storm," local search expert Michael Boland explains how these are the first physical signs of what will be a major inflection point in the history of mobile devices and mobile local search.

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Kevin Newcomb joined ClickZ in August 2004, covering search marketing and other online marketing topics. He has been reporting on web-based businesses since 2000.

Before the bubble burst, Kevin was a marketing manager for an online computer reseller, handling copywriting, e-mail marketing, search marketing and running the affiliate program.

With a combination of real-world marketing experience and years of business journalism, Kevin brings to ClickZ a unique ability to deliver news and training materials that help online marketers do their jobs better.