Google Place Pages Take On Increased Importance

28. October 2010
  As you know, we here at Universal Business Listing are very interested in local search. We are interested in it because we know how important it is today and just how much more important it will be in the very near future. Yesterday Google gave confirmation of the suspicions of many that th... [More]

Google Introduces Boost for the SMB Crowd

28. October 2010
  In case you haven’t noticed, Google is starting to actually warm up to the SMB crowd. You can now follow some SMB thoughts and suggestions from Google on Twitter at @googlesmb and there have even been reports of people actually talking to other people from Google to get, gulp, hel... [More]

Dear SMB: Local Internet Marketing is About the Basics

21. October 2010
Local Internet marketing is exploding. One in five of all searches conducted now have some form of local qualifier according to Google. As the use of search and search marketing continues to grow that is only going to increase. As a result, there are a lot of things that each business should be doi... [More]

UBL Attends InfoUSA Omaha User Meeting - Hears of Exciting New Enhanced Data Opportunities

16. October 2010
UBL leaders attended the annual InfoUSA Users meeting in Omaha and heard of exciting new enhanced data fields that will be sent to search engines in the New Year. UBL's own users will be able to send many more details about their businesses for distribution, including special industry data fields fo... [More]

Local and Location Services Gets Major Validation from Google

14. October 2010
  We find here at UBL that many of our readers are industry ‘insiders’ while many others are not. As a result, it is our goal to report on news, developments, techniques and more that impact the local Internet marketing world to help people at every level of experience from novice ... [More] Adds New Verification Process to Improve Business Credibility in Search Results

12. October 2010 Adds New Verification Process to Improve Business Credibility in Search Results   Bank-equivalent validation aims to improve online visibility of legitimate businesses and home-based services   CHARLOTTE, NC (Oct. 12, 2010) – UniversalBusiness... [More] and Line2's Toktumi Partner to Provide Online Visibility to Companies Using Alternate Phone Systems

4. October 2010, a service provider of of business identity management, search engine submission, and directory submission services, and Toktumi Inc., the creator of the acclaimed Line2 iPhone App, announced a partnership today to provide 411 and directory search engine visibility to sm... [More]

UBL Noted As Effective Ranking Method and Time Saver

4. October 2010
A widely published article references the value proposition of UBL: Universal Business Listings for Online Yellow Pages, Search Engines, Local Directories and 411 Directory Assistance   Maximizing your listings in Local Search Directories!While many advise against using automated submiss... [More]