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2014-09-10 23:06:24

Iraq Veteran attracts 500k web visitors before launching GruntRoll.com, a military discount aggregation service (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 During the last six months, GruntRoll.com completed its trial phase and collected over 500k visitors—saving the military community and its Veterans millions of dollars this year in retail sales. This military and Veteran discounts website accomplishes real-time database integrity through use of advanced syncing methods offered as partnerships with...

2014-03-20 16:25:33

Leading Local Search Brands To Significantly Increase Opportunities for Businesses to Connect with Consumers ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YP, the largest local ad platform in the U.S., and Yelp (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced that the two local search leaders have agreed to a strategic deal. The agreement will allow YP to enhance its customers' business listings on Yelp and expand their...

2014-02-19 04:22:00

LONDON, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer technology agency to bring "thank goodness I have Yelp" moments to life Dynamo PR ( http://www.dynamopr.com ) has been appointed as its UK agency by Yelp, one of the world's largest location based services, in the run up to its 10th Birthday celebrations later this year and before a global advertising push for Yelp's new tag line 'we know just the place...

Yahoo Enlists The Help Of Yelp For Local Search Enhancement
2014-02-10 14:07:20

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo! is said to have made a deal with Yelp to include content from the local review site in its search results. The partnership will help enhance Yahoo!'s abilities in local search results. Yelp content is expected to appear on Yahoo! within the next few weeks. Yelp's listings and reviews of local businesses will appear as search results on Yahoo!'s search engine, the Wall Street Journal reports. The new partnership was discussed...

2014-01-30 12:28:32

Top VC Posts Four Public Listings and Multiple M&A Exits, While Making 23 New Investments and Benefiting from Strong International Presence MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), a top venture capital firm backing great entrepreneurs who lead transformative startups counted four IPOs and a number of major M&A exits in 2013. Each IPO highlights BVP's roadmap expertise; two made records in global markets and all showcase BVP's long-term commitment...

2014-01-14 08:27:18

Bessemer Venture Partners leads round to accelerate Main Street Hub's rapid growth as the leader in Local CRM AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Hub, the Austin based "do-it-for you" marketing platform for local businesses, today announced the closing of a $14 million Series B equity financing round led by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) with participation from existing investors, including Harrison Metal Capital. The funding will be used to further develop...

Foursquare Upgrades Their iOS App
2012-11-06 10:36:54

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Foursquare, the social network that knows where you are, has been watching you for some time, and now wants to make a few suggestions. With the latest update to their iOS app, users can ask the app to make a recommendation for places such as restaurants to visit in the area. The app taps into information its users have been giving it for years as well as scanning your check-in history before making its suggestion. This new...

2012-09-12 23:04:03

Reputation Management Site 5StarControl shines a light on a new Entrepreneur.com interview with Yelp co-founder and CEO Jeremy Stoppelman on how Yelp has driven innovation. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 5StarControl has disclosed secrets on a recent interview of Jeremy Stoppelman, co-founder of Yelp, where he talks about how Yelp focuses on innovation to continue to get to the top. Reputation Management Site 5StarControl wrote that consumers will be entranced by a new...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'