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Melih Oztalay

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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)

Local Business Listing Hijackings

If you do a search on “local business listing hijacking” you will find information related to situations in which a competitor hijacked another businesses local listing to their benefit. As of December 7, 2009, Smart Company wrote an article about hijacking prevention. In New Zealand a florist is facing 7 years for hijacking local listings of competitors. This is a real situation that can and does have an impact upon a business that is not paying attention to their local business listings. If your business relies on the local consumer market for its primary revenue and you are n... (more)

Mobile Marketing The Known Components

Not to my surprise, I find mobile marketing has both a digital and traditional definition. The digital definition is as one would expect, marketing your business message through mobile devices. In the traditional definition there are moving billboards that are associated with mobile marketing. We are going to be talking about mobile devices. The mobile industry certainly has grown quickly the past three years. The iPhone coming to market was only the beginning. It didn’t take long for mobile applications to make these devices more useful to the consumer. With the flood of mobile... (more)

The Impact of Google Local Business Listing and Mobile Coupons

Google Session at Cloud Expo Local business listings have become a significant local marketing tool that is showing the demise of the traditional yellow pages and equally the traditional coupons. The famous Stars Wars quote comes to mind “This will be a day long remembered. It has seen the end of Kenobi, and will soon see the end of the Rebellion. - Darth Vader” Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! With the onset of mobile devices and mobile applications becoming a more useful tool to the local consumers, we have to wonder how this will affect the t... (more)

Mobile Coupons & Google Local Business Listings Change Coupon Industry

Local business listings have become a significant local marketing tool that is showing the demise of the traditional yellow pages and equally the traditional coupons. The famous Stars Wars quote comes to mind “This will be a day long remembered. It has seen the end of Kenobi, and will soon see the end of the Rebellion. – Darth Vader” With the onset of mobile devices and mobile applications becoming a more useful tool to the local consumers, we have to wonder how this will affect the traditional coupons that are printed and cut using scissors. The impact we are discussing comes i... (more)