Category Archives: Sensis

Truelocal launches iPhone app

News Digital Media gave a press release detailing a launch of a Truelocal iPhone app. “…Truelocal.com.au will have a Location Based Service function enabling users to conduct on the spot searches for businesses within a specific radius of where they … Continue reading

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Australian Yellow Pages Listings Now Indexed by Google

It was only 4 months ago that I mentioned that: “Sensis have chosen to keep the content of Yellow Pages out of the reach of all Search Engines, in order to maintain control over their IP…” It seems now that … Continue reading

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Sensis to Offer Video Advertising to Premium Businesses..Following the Global Trend

Sensis recently signed a deal with KIT digital to offer video technologies to Sensis’ brands/businesses. Following the likes of Idearc Media, who launched video for online business directory, Superpages in October 2007 last year, Sensis will “… publish, manage anddistribute … Continue reading

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Sensis and the Australian Search and Directories Market

Vishal Sharma, creator of the ‘Australian Startups Carnival 2008′ has published a very comprehensive report on Sensis and the Australian Search and Directories Market with the main focus of the report being: “…on Sensis and its competitors and how it … Continue reading

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ReachLocal…Local Search is Sexy..

Found this amusing advertisement for SME local advertising service ReachLocal. ReachLocal have received a hefty US $70 million in VC funding to date and are using a sales force model to tackle the increasing numbers of SMEs that are interested … Continue reading

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Clickfind – $0 to $26 mil in a year?

I recently read an article/Press Release on the valuation of Clickfind, a recent entrant in the online business directory space. In theClickfind highlights that: “…The appeal of Clickfind, which focuses on a specific niche, namely business products and services, lies … Continue reading

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Tell Sensis What You Really Think

Sensis are currently in the middle of upgrading the White Pages site (ETA unknown), but SMH have provided an outlet for you to offer your opinion about the Sensis White Pages .With 171 comments to date, there is certainly some … Continue reading

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TomTom Arrives in New Zealand, Ditches Sensis

From the NZ Herald last week, TomTom, the Dutch In-car GPS maker, launched their products in NZ Market, choosing to use mapping data from a local software provider , Geosmart , in place of Sensis’s NZ product, Whereis TM.Why is … Continue reading

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Yellow Pages Search Widget

Sensis created a search widget for Yellow Pages through Widgetbox. A widget is a little mini-application that you can put into your blog or web page. I can understand why someone would want to display say, their latest business reviews … Continue reading

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Local Business Search / Review Scene in Australia

After reading Monte Huebsch’s Local Search article, I thought that in a similar vein, I would provide a summary of the local business review scene in Australia, as this is a sub-set of local search and is an area that … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Local Search, Docoloco, Rayv.com.au, Sensis, VouchorGrouch, Word of Mouth on the Web, dlook, nook.com.au, raveaboutit.com.au, truelocal, user reviews | Leave a comment