What if you could be on the major search engines without a website? Yes, it
is possible with Local Business Listings!
Traditional businesses that are dependent upon the local economy can now we
ranked on the search engines without a website! The search engine Local
Business Listing is how you can use the Internet to generate sales. This is a
service that is a part of Google Local Business Listing via Google Maps,
Yahoo Local Listing and Bing Local Listing.
In summary this is your free yellow page listings by with many websites
including the major search engines. You might ask yourself if you still need
to advertise with the traditional yellow pages. Probably not as much as in
the past. We know the upcoming generations are using the Internet and their
mobile devices. This same generation is probably are not familiar with the
hard copy yellow pages. Baby-Boomers are a... (more)
Focusing on creativity and innovation as the primary drivers of
entrepreneurial success, current and aspiring entrepreneurs will gather at
TiECon Midwest 2010, where Melih Oztalay will discuss Local Business
Marketing on the Internet using Local Business Listings.
Organized by Detroit Chapter of TiE (Talents, Ideas, Enterprise) at The Henry
in Dearborn, Mich. on Oct. 28 and 29, 2010, the theme of the conference is
Business Karma 3.0 – Create. Connect. Collaborate.
Amongst the speakers for the event will be Melih Oztalay, CEO of
Birmingham-based SmartFinds Internet Marketing, who ... (more)
BIRMINGHAM, MI – February 22, 2010 (SMARTFINDS INTERNET MARKETING ) –
Ongoing FREE webinars (http://www.smartfindslocallisting.com/webinar.php)
entitled, An Introduction to the Benefits of Local Business Listings, are
scheduled to take place. The webinars are being hosted by SmartFinds Internet
Marketing, with two upcoming sessions scheduled for Wednesday, February 24th
at 10:00 a.m. EST and Thursday, February 25th at 2:00 p.m. EST. The free
webinars will provide business owners with an opportunity to learn the many
ways that local business listings can positively impact their bo... (more)
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE As of today, Saturday, March
6, 2010 Microsoft Bing's Local Listing Center is no longer accepting new
local business listing claiming and updating until their backlog and issues
have been resolved.
When visiting the URL https://ssl.bing.com/listings/ListingCenter.aspx the
following notice has been posted:
"Local Listing Center Backlog:
We have received a lot of feedback recently regarding issues with claiming
and updating business listings using Bing Local Listing Center. We are
actively working on fixing these issues and will closel... (more)
We have discussed the security risks of local business listing hijackings in
the past. One of the comments made about these security discussions is why do
the geo-listing websites like Google, Yahoo, Bing, and up to 60 others insure
the security to avoid hijackings? Of course the question to be asked is why
should they provide the security service for a free marketing tool that will
benefit the business?
Many of these websites do have some level of security built into the process
of claiming an existing listing or adding a new listing. So far, these