Infogroup Continues to Provide Google with Premium Local Search Content
OMAHA, Neb. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 12, 2010 — Infogroup, the leading provider of local business listings and points of interest (POI) data for search, navigation, telematics and location-based search (LBS) applications today announced a license renewal agreement with Google that includes Infogroup’s premium local search content to be used in Google Search.
Google has been using Infogroup local business listings since 2005. Under the renewal agreement, Google will continue to receive Infogroup’s premium business listing content. Google Search enables users to find relevant local information with neighborhood business listings, maps, directions and useful web pages.
“Infogroup is excited to continue its relationship with Google, a leader in online search,” said Jim DeRouchey, President of Infogroup Licensing. “Infogroup is consistently chosen by the top tier search engines due to its superior compilation, verification and quality assurance processes that produce the best data for search applications. We continue to invest in the quality of our data offerings by including opening and closing hours, credit cards accepted, brands, specialties and more, so people get the information they want instantly to make informed decisions both personally and professionally. By providing the most recent and relevant information possible, consumers can easily find businesses and other services based on accurate, timely search results.”
About Infogroup Licensing
Infogroup Licensing, a division of Infogroup, is a leading provider of proprietary business and consumer database solutions to value added resellers (VARs). Infogroup’s comprehensive suite of databases is utilized in business-to-business applications including geographic information systems (GIS), mapping, research, marketing, verification and analytical applications. Infogroup’s verified points of interest (POI) data powers business-to-consumer solutions including Internet and local search, directory assistance, mobile devices, global positioning systems (GPS), navigation systems and location-based (LBS) applications. To learn more, please visit us at www.license.infousa.com or call (866) 661-7682.
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enable targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. Our information powers innovative tools and insight for businesses to efficiently reach current and future customers through multiple channels, including the world’s most dominant and powerful Internet search engines and GPS navigation systems. Infogroup’s headquarters are located at 5711 South 86th Circle, Omaha, NE 68127. For more information, call (402) 593-4500 or visit www.infogroup.com.