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Zoom, housing affordability, Mailchimp, Yext, and Uber

Conference call with CEO Eric Yuan of newly-IPOd Zoom Since we first started Extra Crunch three months ago (my, time flies), we’ve been offering members live conference calls with our reporters. This week, we are trying something new and bringing a guest aboard. TechCrunch’s SF-based startup and venture capital reporter Kate Clark is going to talk today with Eric Yuan, who founded video conferencing startup Zoom that just went public last month, making Yuan a very happy man. Come armed with ...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Housing, Tech, Mailchimp, Yuan, Zoom, Yext, Eric Yuan, Kate Clark, Luckin Coffee, The Extra Crunch Daily, Mailchimp Yext, Arman Tabatabai Instructions, Dan Wu

CEO Howard Lerman on building a public company and the future of Yext

It’s just over two years since Yext debuted on the New York Stock Exchange, and to mark the occasion, I sat down with co-founder and CEO Howard Lerman for an interview. As Lerman noted, Yext — which allows businesses to manage their profiles and information across a wide variety of online services — actually presented onstage at the TechCrunch 50 conference back in 2009. Now, it boasts a market capitalization of nearly $2.3 billion, and it just revealed plans to take over a nine-floor buildin...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, Enterprise, Media, Advertising Tech, Berlin, America, Tech, Chelsea, New York Stock Exchange, Talent, Philanthropy, Burger King, McDonald, LERMAN

Yext and Adobe Collaborate to Unify Brand Experiences Across the Web

Yext and Adobe are collaborating to give brands a tighter grip on their digital reputation. The partnership, which Yext announced Wednesday morning, will enable brands on Adobe's platform to boost their data outside of their Adobe-hosted sites and across all of the properties under Yext's purview, including dozens of search engines, mobile apps and voice...
Tags: General, Advertising, Yext, Programmatic

People Ask Their Most Pressing SEO Questions — Our Experts Answer

Posted by TheMozTeamWe teamed up with our friends at Duda, a website design scaling platform service, who asked their agency customers to divulge their most pressing SEO questions, quandaries, and concerns. Our in-house SEO experts, always down for a challenge, hunkered down to collaborate on providing them with answers. From to voice search to local targeting, we're tackling real-world questions about organic search. Read on for digestible insights and further resources! How do you o...
Tags: Google, Germany, US, Seo, Ppc, Google Analytics, Band Aid, Voice, GMB, USP, Yext, Google My Business, Duda, TheMozTeam, Domain Authority DA and Page Authority PA

Video Of The Week: My Talk At Yext Onward 2018

Last fall, the folks at Yext offered to let me have some stage time at their Onward Conference to talk about the K12 CS Education work that I’ve been doing for the last ten years. I didn’t realize that the talk was online until I saw it today. So here it is. It’s just under ten minutes.
Tags: Trends, Yext, CS Education, Hacking Education

2019 Business & Career Growth Tips From The Internet Marketing Podcast

Whether you run your own digital marketing agency, work for an inhouse marketing department, are just commencing a career in digital, have years of experience, or want to branch out and start something entirely new – We had a wide range of guests on our Internet Marketing Podcast in 2018 sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience about all of the above and more. On each show, we asked our guests to provide their top tip/key takeaway for the audience. Read on to discover the advice they sha...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Podcast, Entrepreneurship, Sem, Va, Entrepreneur Tips, The Digital Marketing Blog, Internet Marketing Podcast, Business Tips, Don, Yext, Brighton Digital, Nathan Hirsch, Digital Careers, Business Tips 2019

#474 The Importance of Digital Knowledge Management: Interview with Duane Forrester

On today’s episode of the Internet Marketing Podcast, Andy is joined by Duane Forrester,  VP of Industry Insights at Yext and author of Turn Clicks Into Customers & How To Make Money With Your Blog  to talk about digital knowledge management and voice search. On the show you’ll learn: What Digital Knowledge Management is and why it’s important How you can grow your own career as a digital knowledge manager (DKM) Why you need a broad range of skills to work in digital marketing these days How yo...
Tags: Sem, The Digital Marketing Blog, Internet Marketing Podcast, Andy, DKM, Yext, Duane, Duane Forrester, Duane Forrester VP, Digital Knowledge Management, Digital Knowlede Management, Importance of Digital Knowledge Management

Master Local Search Now or You Might Disappear From Google

Is your institution invisible to Google? Or has it already vanished? Try this 5-minute search test now. The post Master Local Search Now or You Might Disappear From Google appeared first on The Financial Brand.
Tags: Google, Finance, Seo, Marketing Strategy, Local Search, Digital Marketing, Yext, Google My Business, Harland Clarke, Arvest

Yext Begins Submitting Local Business Listings to Amazon Alexa by @MattGSouthern

Yext has integrated with Amazon’s digital assistant, Alexa, giving it the ability to deliver local business listings to users.The post Yext Begins Submitting Local Business Listings to Amazon Alexa by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Amazon, News, Seo, Alexa, Local Search, Yext, Amazon Alexa

How Does Digital Knowledge Management Benefit Your Businesses? This Webinar Offers Answers

Sponsored Post There are tons of information about your small business available online. But how accurate is this data? And how is it working for your business? If you’re not even sure what your customers see when they search for your business or related products and services, then you may need a digital knowledge management strategy. A new webinar “What is Digital Knowledge Management and Why Should Small Businesses Care” from online brand management company Yext contains all the information y...
Tags: Sponsored, Facebook, Sales, Announcements, Yext, Digital Knowledge Management, Digital Knowledge Management Means

Insight Venture Partners closes on its largest fund with $6.3 billion

Insight Venture Partners that it has raised $6.3 billion for its latest (and largest ever) fund as technology investors continue to amass increasingly large war chests. In the wake of SoftBank’s massive $100 billion Vision Fund, investors in technology companies have said that capital has become weaponized as a way to create a competitive moat around a startup’s business — ostensibly giving it so much money that investors become de facto kingmakers for the companies they back. rather than simply...
Tags: TC, Technology, Money, Finance, Softbank, Tech, Investment, Economy, Software, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Delivery Hero, Driver, Sequoia, Hellofresh, Insight Venture Partners

Yext adds TripAdvisor to listings network, conversational UI for local data updates

Messaging-based updates especially useful for SMBs and local store managers. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. [Author: Greg Sterling]
Tags: Seo, Tripadvisor, Yext, Greg Sterling

IVP, CPPIB invest $120 mln in Lulus

IVP and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have invested $120 million in Lulus, a digitally native apparel brand for women. It’s unclear how much of Lulus IVP and CPPIB own. HIG Growth Partners invested in Lulus in 2014. PRESS RELEASE CHICO, Calif., May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Lulus, a leading, digitally native apparel brand for women, today announced that they have closed a $120 million investment from IVP, a premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firm, and Canada Pension Plan ...
Tags: Europe, Zen, Toronto, Trends, MB, United States, Sydney, Chico, Lock, Goog, MKTO, IVP, LifeLock, CRM, Cppib, Snap

Yext Introduces New Skills to Update Your Local Business Profile

The Yext (NYSE: YEXT) Spring ’18 product release has added 15 new Knowledge Assistant skills and improvements across the Yext Knowledge Engine. With these additions, you will have more control of your brand and digital presence to make changes on the spot and look up your data. Yext Knowledge Assistant Update The new skills can be used from your mobile device to make changes to important pieces of information to determine what your customers see on your digital presence. With 80 percent of co...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Sales, Berkshire Hathaway, Local Marketing, Arby, Ben Jerry, Yext, Fox Roach, Digital Knowledge Management, Marriott Taco Bell Rite Aid Pep Boys

Yext Introduces New Voice Commands to Update Your Local Business Profile

The Yext (NYSE: YEXT) Spring ’18 product release has added 15 new Knowledge Assistant skills and improvements across the Yext Knowledge Engine. With these additions, you will have more control of your brand and digital presence by just using your voice to make changes and look up your data. Yext Knowledge Assistant Update The new skills can be used from your mobile device to make changes to important pieces of information to determine what your customers see on your digital presence. With 80 ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Sales, Local Marketing, Arby, Yext, Digital Knowledge Management, Berkshire Hathaway Ben Jerry, Marriott Taco Bell Rite Aid Pep Boys

#Zenith2018 Keynote Q&A: Duane Forrester on Data, Insight & Conversion

With search and digital marketing chops that span two decades, Duane Forrester has built a career at the forefront of our industry. In his current role as VP of Industry Insights for Yext, he and the Yext team help companies gain better control of their brand across digital services, such as Apple Maps, Bing, Facebook, Google Maps, Instagram, Siri, Yelp and dozens of others. Duane spends much of his time immersed in thought leadership through extensive writing, and conference speaking to...
Tags: Seo, Canada, Voice, Alexa, Zenith, Don, Duluth, CB, DKM, Yext, Duane, Duane Forrester, Aimclear News & Events, Microsoft Bruce Clay, Duane Forrester DF, Digital Knowledge Management DKM

10 Pro Tricks to Master Local Search Marketing

Sponsored Post A successful local marketing strategy requires more than just choosing a few general keywords and setting up pages on Facebook and Yelp. Small businesses and consumers are constantly getting smarter. So if you want to stay ahead of the competition and make sure local customers can find your business, your local marketing strategy has to evolve. Small Business Trends recently spoke with David “Rev” Ciancio, director, industry insights for Yext, a company that helps businesses mana...
Tags: Google, Sponsored, Facebook, Sales, Siri, Tripadvisor, Local Marketing, Said, Yext, Rev, Google My Business Google, Yelp Facebook, Ciancio, David Rev Ciancio, YaSabe USA Yellow Pages, Google My Business and Facebook

Jay Baer’s Top 30 Digital Marketing Blogs

Digital marketing blogs may be numerous, but I find them still to be critical. I’ve been in digital marketing for over 20 years, and the only way you can stay relevant that long is to read A LOT. In digital marketing, if you don’t learn, you die. Period. Members of the Convince & Convert team all have their own reading lists, based on their interests and their topical expertise. Together, we read nearly close to 200 online publications routinely. Believe it or not, we keep up with blogs by a fa...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Seo, Carney, Mitch, Cmi, Mitch Joel, Psfk, Mark Schaefer, Social Media Examiner, Statista, Lee Odden, Uberflip, Yext, Ragan, Willy Wonka

How Does Local Search Work?

Sponsored Post How does local search work? If you’re a small business owner, you probably wish you knew. All that time you’re putting into your product or services, your customer experience, your social media marketing and all the other things you do on a daily business to give customers the best of what you can do — what does it mean if they can’t find you in search? We are here to help bridge that information gap. We’ll tell you what goes into local search and how you can harness its power fo...
Tags: Google, Sponsored, Sales, Content Marketing, Local Marketing, Yext, Duane, TMP, Citysearch, Kelsey Group, Facebook Google Yelp Foursquare, Duane Forrester VP

PhoneWagon raises $1.2M to track when marketing campaigns lead to phone calls

 When it comes to tracking the effectiveness of online advertising campaigns, PhoneWagon CEO Ryan Shank said there’s been a big piece missing for most businesses — namely, how often those campaigns lead to phone calls. Shank has plenty of experience in local marketing, having worked in sales at Yext, then founding Mhelpdesk, which he sold to IAC’s ServiceMagic. And… Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Advertising Tech, Tech, Call Tracking, IAC, Yext, Shank, Ryan Shank, Birchmere Ventures, PhoneWagon

The Secret Sauce to Beating Your Competition with Reviews

Sponsored Post It’s been reported that for every star a business gets, it will see an increase of approximately 5-9% in business revenue. So if an increase like that sounds good to you, start paying attention to those reviews. What would be the benefit of a 5-9% increase in your business? Whatever the answer is, would it be worth spending an hour or two per week responding to online customer reviews for your business? Having an online reputation management plan for reviews can have many positiv...
Tags: Google, Sponsored, Sales, Jay, Yext, Spidey, Jay Baer, Marketing Tips, Google Facebook Yelp TripAdvisor, Yext Customers

Yext sees 39% revenue growth in latest quarter

 Yext, the company that powers search results for retail locations, reported third-quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. The New York-based company said it brought in $44.3 million in revenue for the third quarter.This is 39% growth from the same period last year. Analysts had been expecting $43.85 million in revenue. Losses came in at an adjusted 12 cents per share, better than the… Read More
Tags: New York, Tech, Yext

2 Key Marketing Jobs That Did Not Exist Last Year

It’s been said that marketing has changed more in the past five years than in the prior 40. I’m not quite old enough to validate that assertion first-hand, but I do know that marketing change is constant, and possibly accelerating. Last week, I wrote about the tsunami of artificial intelligence and the fact that robots and AI aren’t likely to steal marketers’ jobs so much as change the composition of marketers’ day-to-day duties. In addition to this data-driven reassignment of roles and respons...
Tags: Youtube, Seo, CMO, Ui, Robert Rose, Robert, Arby, Jeff, Content Marketing Institute, Yext, Jeff Rohrs, Alexa Siri, Baer Facts, Social Media Consulting, Amber Naslund, Yext Yext

IVP, Old Mutual Global lead $280 mln round for TransferWise

IVP and Old Mutual Global Investors led a $280 million round for TransferWise. Sapphire Ventures, a new investor, participated in the round, while existing investors Richard Branson, Andreessen Horowitz and Baillie Gifford all reinvested. TransferWise, of London, is a money transfer company. PRESS RELEASE New York — November 2, 2017 — TransferWise, the international money transfer company, announced an investment round of $280 million today. The company, which has been profitable since early 201...
Tags: Asia, Europe, London, Singapore, India, US, Trends, MB, United States, Nepal, Sydney, Argentina, Tokyo, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, Lock

Yext’s Latest Advancements Will Expand Where Business Information is Published by @MattGSouthern

Yext has unveiled three major advancements to its platform, powered by AI and machine learning.The post Yext’s Latest Advancements Will Expand Where Business Information is Published by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: News, Seo, Tools & Analytics, Yext

Local SEO Tips & News with Guest Co-Host Joy Hawkins | SEO 101

Ross Dunn and guest Joy Hawkins discuss the latest in local SEO on Google. Some topics discussed: the ridiculous power that business titles have, to Yext’s new vertical push, to JSON-LD, street address formatting, home service ads, Google Posts API, and much more. This October 30, 2017 SEO 101 podcast is available now: listen or Download (right click and save). Tune in to SEO 101 LIVE every Wednesday at 2pm PST / 4pm EST on The post Local SEO Tips & News with Guest Co-Host Joy ...
Tags: Google, Seo, Seo Podcast, Local Seo, Ross Dunn, Yext, Joy Hawkins, Guest Co Host Joy Hawkins

Yext begins to verticalize local business listings syndication with ‘Yext for Food’

Moves seek to provide enhanced data with more vertically specific attributes to various consumer search and discovery points. The post Yext begins to verticalize local business listings syndication with ‘Yext for Food’ appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
Tags: Seo, Yelp, Google: Seo, Channel: Local, Google: Web Search, Stats: Search Behavior, Search Engines: Mobile Search Engines, Search Engines: Maps & Local Search Engines, Yext

One BIG Secret to Local Marketing – with Rev Ciancio of Yext

  You’ve opened a coffee shop, restaurant, retail boutique or other local business. Now convince local customers to try what you have to offer. Next word of mouth takes over. First, though convince those visitors to venture into your establishment. Certainly establishing a powerful web presence for your business helps. So do you focus on building the perfect website? Facebook Event Focuses on Local Marketing Rev Ciancio of Yext shares this stat: “On average, potential customers are about thre...
Tags: Sales, Announcements, Yext, Ramon Ray, Rev Ciancio, Google My Business Facebook, Ciancio, Anita Campbell Listen, Yext Ramon Ray, Small Business Trends Anita Campbell, Rev Ciancio of Yext

Yext looks to help businesses make their information more searchable by machines

 Yext has been known for helping businesses get all their information (like location, business hours, and such) lined up correctly on the right apps and websites — and now it’s looking to make sure the rest of the pitch is right across the Internet. Yext, which went public earlier this year, said it is launching a feature called knowledge tags to help businesses make their websites… Read More
Tags: Gadgets, Mobile, Apps, Enterprise, Tech, Yext

Yext touts 38% revenue growth as it adds retail locations to search

 Yext, the company that powers retail location search results, reported its earnings after the bell on Wednesday, its second report since going public in April. The company showed that for the quarter ending in July that it brought in $40.8 million in revenue, up 38% from the same period last year. It’s also slightly above the $40.18 million that analysts surveyed by Yahoo! Finance… Read More
Tags: Finance, Tech, Earnings, Yahoo Finance, Yext