Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Local advertising meets search engine optimization with new tool for marketers….

Despite loss, they beat the Street….

The app is free and available in the Android Market. It provides access to 15 million local business listings. Here’s what you can do with it: Submit reviews on the go Share merchant details, reviews and tips via text, e-mail or Twitter Search and sort your city via auto-identification of your location using GPS Search by keyword, category, distance, cost and Citysearch rating Access leading Citysearch content such as user and editorial reviews, editor’s picks and featured merchants Save time and money with the Tip Calculator and Split the Bill features Bookmark “favorites” or “wish-lists” of Citysearch merchants for easy…

Through MapQuest’s relationship with CitySearch, over 700,000 new business listings have been added to the online mapping service. The listings include popular categories such as restaurants, bars, clubs, hotels, shopping, and spas. In addition to the listings, MapQuest has added greater editorial content for their business listings. Such content includes ratings and reviews, coupons, business hours, and restaurant menus. MapQuest and CitySearch entered into their partnership in August of 2008….

Ask.com and Citysearch parent company IAC released its third quarter earnings for 2009. Overall revenues came in at $336.6 million down 9% from the same quarter last year. However, profit for the quarter came in at $21.7 million, up from the $14.8 million loss suffered last year. The profits are largely due to the sales of OpenTable and Match Europe. IAC’s Media and Advertising Division, which contains Ask, Dictionary.com and Citysearch (among others), brought in $172.3 million in revenues, down 11% from last year. Ask.com has seen a decrease in revenue per query. IAC attributed the decline to an improved…