WebVisible Shut Down by Lenders

The search marketing firm WebVisible was abruptly closed down by its creditors over the holidays, with CEO Ron Burr managing only to convince the company's lenders to wait until after Christmas to foreclose on the business. As of Dec. 27…

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ReachLocal Expands to New Zealand

ReachLocal announced Wednesday that it entered a strategic alliance with SureFire Search, a New Zealand marketing agency that works with small and medium-sized businesses. The move will expand ReachLocal's global presence, which includes online ad campaigns in the United Kingdom,…

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MerchEngines Unveils 8-Tool SMB Marketing Platform

As local businesses increasingly transition their advertising dollars online, they expect agencies and publishers to furnish them with simple, consolidated solutions supported by tangible, trackable ROI. MerchEngines built its white-label "relationship generation" system to enable online marketing providers to do just that for their SMB clients. In…

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Yext: Full Steam Ahead

I had the opportunity to meet with Yext CEO Howard Lerman and President Brian Distelburger to talk about their recent product additions and approach to the SMB marketplace. What struck me as I entered their NYC loft-style office is the…

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