Mike Blumenthal and I discuss the degree to which Facebook’s and Google’s local strategies are starting to mirror one another.
Spoiler alert: we’re both skeptical that Facebook’s latest changes will do much to help it upset Google’s dominance without a more visible organic presence for the typical small business.
Co-panelists Dana DiTomaso, Andy Taylor, and I answer some of the questions that our moderator Chris Sherman didn’t have a chance to ask at our SMX Advanced panel back in June.
News of a significant acquisition in the home services industry.
Are these directory-marketplace companies already feeling the impact of Local Service Ads on their businesses? Or is this just a continuation of consolidation in a too-crowded space?