AT&T’s Buzz.com to Compete with Yelp?
Everyone wants a piece of the local market. Yelp said “no way” to Google’s $500M acquisition bid and went on this week to take $100M more funding. That doesn’t mean everyone is scared of Yelp. They merely want to copy its success, and bury it in the ground (or acquire it… if the whole burying […]
Buzzd Launches Real-Time iPhone City Guide
Real-time local information is powering the next wave of mobile apps, giving mobile advertisers the opportunity to target potential customers in the moment. Today, following app success on BlackBerry devices, real-time social city guide for mobile buzzed launched its free app for Apple’s iPhone and iTouch. The buzzd app aggregates activity from Twitter, buzzd, and […]
Metromix vs. Yelp: iPhone Apps, Local Search, Mobile Marketing
One of the major benefits of mobile advertising is being able to target your audience by location. A slew of iPhone apps are popping up trying to capture eyeballs based on GPS location, giving advertisers new opportunities to reach customers who are, literally, within reach. Take Metromix.com, for example. Today, the online entertainment site launched […]