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Local Businesses: Do you get any business via Yahoo?

Discussion in 'Local SEO' started by randybishop, Nov 11, 2014.

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  1. randybishop

    randybishop Senior Member

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    Was wondering if any local business owners get business via yahoo search?
    I get all my business from google and nothing from yahoo. Like to know your experience. Thank you!
     
  2. sully1975

    sully1975 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    When I ask via phone they NEVER say Yahoo ever.
     
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    Blackhatokc Newbie

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    I have gotten a few calls from my Yahoo local listings. I emphasize "Few"
     
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    greeninkwriter Registered Member

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    Very few compared to Google. Depending on how much a lead is worth to you though, it's sometimes worth putting in the effort to optimize for Yahoo as your competitors are probably neglecting it.
     
  5. sudorank

    sudorank Power Member

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    Bing and Yahoo users (I kinda lump them all together Now) are pretty valuable in some niches.

    I did a case study here: http://www.sudorank.com/case-study-bing-yahoo-useful-think/

    TL;DR - Bing and Yahoo users are older, less technically savvy and often have decent incomes. If you're selling double glazing or anything high ticket for home-owners you need Bing / Yahoo ​in your marketing mix!