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Local Listing Setup in the New Bing Business Portal: As Told By Bing

Local Listing Setup in the New Bing Business Portal: As Told By Bing

Earlier this month Bing announced that the Bing Local Listing Center had been transition to the Bing Business Portal.  The new system, which is in Beta, came with a new look, some new glitches, and individual comic frames as help tutorials for the process.  Below are the individual frames combined into on single comic strip in the order they appear during setup. These details give a brief insight into how to setup a business listing in the Bing Business Portal…

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Bing Local Listings Center is now Bing Business Portal

Bing Local Listings Center is now Bing Business Portal

One of the most intense battles being waged by the search engines is the battle for local dominance.  As more people look to local results and search via mobile device, locally relevant content is in high demand.  Google seemed to be leading the pack with it’s variety of local products such as Places, Latitude, and HotPot (now discontinued), but it appears that Bing has upped the ante with a beta launch of Bing Business Portal. Though in Beta, the “Bing…

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Does Size Matter? Google Thinks So

Does Size Matter? Google Thinks So

Google announced yesterday that they super sized their search box.  I haven’t personally seen the changes when I visit Google.com, but a number of blogs, colleagues, and Twitter friends have mentioned the new phenomenon.  Google’s claims that the change was, “because it symbolizes our focus on search and because it makes our clean, minimalist homepage even easier and more fun to use”  I think they just had search box envy.  Below is a comparison of the top 3 search engines…

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