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How Solocal Transformed the French Yellow Pages Into a Local Search Powerhouse

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How Solocal Transformed the French Yellow Pages Into a Local Search Powerhouse

In an industry once dominated by yellow pages, traditional media publishers and even established companies like Yahoo needed to evolve in order to stay relevant in the constantly progressing local search space. Jean-Pierre Remy, president and CEO of Solocal Group (formerly PagesJaunes Groupe), led his organization’s remarkable transformation from traditional print publisher to one of the world’s most progressive local search companies…

Street Fight Daily: Google Upgrades Places, PlaceIQ Tracks In-Store Visits

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Street Fight Daily: Google Upgrades Places, PlaceIQ Tracks In-Store Visits

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Google Upgrades Its Google Places Dashboard With Google+ Local Integration (Search Engine Land)… SMG to Track How Mobile Ads Lead to In-store Visits (AdAge)… Local.com Launches Premium National-Local Ad Network (Screenwerk)…