Businesses Get Expanded Listings from Infogroup

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 12-27-2010

Marketing and research specialist Infogroup, a provider of local business listings and points of interest (POI) data for navigation, local search and location-based service applications, announced that its ExpressUpdate service now offers local and national businesses the opportunity to include additional information in their business listings. ExpressUpdate provides a single-step process for both Infogroup data partners and local businesses to add and update their business listings for distribution to Infogroup's network of outlets, including the top search engines, navigation devices and 411 services.

Infogroup's additional fields of enhanced content are designed to meet the growing demands of consumers for business details such as social media links, business descriptions, products and services, keywords, photos, logos and more. The additional fields offer businesses the ability to include more information for popular search categories such as hotels (pet friendly, kitchens, shuttle, pool, etc.); restaurants (price range, dress code, valet parking, etc.); golf courses (number of holes, caddy service, private/public, etc.); service stations (fuel types, diesel exhaust fluid, electric charging stations, etc.); and others.

According to a company release, Infogroup powers the top five search engines, 90 percent of in-car navigation systems in North America, and the sales and marketing systems in 85 percent of Fortune 100 companies. In addition, Infogroup's research is the provider of insight driven results and is the provider of the CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll.

For more, read the eWeek article: Infogroup Provides Businesses with Expanded Business Listings.