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Media Coverage

March 2016

Built in Austin - March 17, 2016

Yodle’s Queen of Culture, Jill Dwyer, talks to Built In Austin about her role at Yodle and how she found a unique job that fit her passions.

February 2016

Austin Business Journal - February 26, 2016

Austin Business Journal ranks Yodle's Austin office #18 in its 2016 Top Tech Employers list.

Search Engine Journal - February 23, 2016

Dafna Sarnoff, Head of Consumer and Product Marketing at Yodle, is featured in the Top 50 Awesome Women in Marketing ranking.

Customer Magazine - February 9, 2016

Customer Magazine lists the top marketing automation services helping businesses and includes Yodle.

Entrepreneur - February 2, 2016

Entrepreneur Magazine ranks web presence as the second biggest trend on the rise for ‪small businesses in 2016 and mentions Yodle's software.

January 2016

Investor's Business Daily - January 15, 2016

Investor's Business Daily provides insight on why consumers shop local and mentions Yodle's Consumer Insight survey.

December 2015

Calaveras Enterprise - December 31, 2015

Calaveras Enterprise offers advice for local business owners on how to market themselves online and includes data from "Yodle Insights: What Consumers Want from Local Businesses".

Phoenix Business Journal - December 4, 2015

The Phoenix Business Journal ranks Yodle's Scottsdale office #5 in its 2015 Best Places to Work award.

Franchising World - December 1, 2015

Steven Powers joins Yodle as president of Yodle's Brand Networks Business.

November 2015

Charlotte Business Journal - November 20, 2015

Charlotte Business Journal ranks Yodle's Charlotte office #18 in its 2015 Best Places to Work award.

Austin American Statesman - November 20, 2015

Austin American Statesman ranks Yodle's Austin office #8 in its 2015 Top Workplaces award.

Dental Product Shopper - November 2, 2015

Yodle's Lighthouse 360 dental product enhancements are featured in Dental Product Shopper's November print issue.

October 2015

Street Fight - October 23, 2015

Street Fight helps us welcome Steven Power as president of Yodle's Brand Networks Business.

New York Business Journal - October 21, 2015

Steven Power joins Yodle as President of its Brand Networks Business.

Club Solutions Magazine - October 15, 2015

Club Solutions Magazine features Yodle's survey findings on how consumers engage with local fitness centers.

Vertical Systems Reseller - October 9, 2015

This story outlines why marketing automation is a must-have for small businesses and other findings from "Yodle Insights: What Consumers Want from Local Businesses."

September 2015

August 2015

July 2015

New York Business Journal - July 15, 2015

Danielle Korins joins Yodle as the new Chief People Officer.

eMarketer - July 8, 2015

For consumers deciding where to bring their business, size doesn’t matter as much as customer service, based on recent research from Yodle. - July 8, 2015

Based on the findings of Yodle's consumer survey, here are some suggestions for ensuring that you get the glowing online reviews you truly deserve.

June 2015

NetNewsCheck - June 24, 2015

This article takes a macro look at how consumers find, choose, use and interact with local businesses, based on the Yodle Insights: What Consumers Want from Local Businesses survey.

May 2015

Orthotown - May 15, 2015

This contributed article offers advice for how orthodontists can increase show rates with improved patient communication.

April 2015

AlleyWatch - April 26, 2015

AlleyWatch on Yodle's new NYC headquarters and ribbon cutting event.

Chiropractic Economics - April 16, 2015

Ariel Charytan, VP of Lighthouse Product, discusses how chiropractors can use technology to enable patient communication and how online marketing will help with patient recruitment and retention.

Phc News - April 14, 2015

Paul Bascobert, Yodle's President of Local, shares important tips for how plumbers can use online marketing to build a web presence that showcases their business and brings in new customers.

March 2015

February 2015

Chiropractic Economics - February 26, 2015

Yodle CEO Court Cunningham offers advice for chiropractors on how online marketing can improve their practice.

The Arizona Republic - February 12, 2015

Yodle CEO Court Cunningham met with the Arizona Republic during a recent visit to our Scottsdale office.

Accounting Today - February 6, 2015

Paul Bascobert, Yodle's President of Local, offers advice to accountants on how to prepare for tax season.

January 2015

Lawn & Landscape - January 9, 2015

Lawn & Landscape shares tips from Yodle's President of Local, Paul Bascobert, on how seasonal business owners can make effective use of the off season by focusing on marketing and advertising.

December 2014

Dentaltown - December 8, 2014

In this contributed article, Ariel Charytan VP, Lighthouse Product, Yodle, discusses how dentists can minimize broken appointments through patient communication.

The Phoenix Business Journal - December 5, 2014

Yodle is listed as one of the best places to work in Phoenix, and Radley Moss, director of corporate communications, discusses the company's culture and perks.

November 2014

October 2014

Franchising World - October 24, 2014

This article provides tips to help franchisors understand “Big Data” and how to leverage it to identify actionable insights.

September 2014

Modern Practice - September 17, 2014

In this post on Modern Practice, Allen Jorgensen, VP of Lighthouse Product Development and Founding Partner, Lighthouse 360, offers tips on how dentists can enhance their online reputation.

August 2014

Fox Business - August 26, 2014

In this article on how to prioritize customer service, Yodle co-founder John Berkowitz shares his advice on creating a customer-centric culture.

July 2014

June 2014

May 2014

NetNewsCheck - May 13, 2014

In this article, NetNewsCheck features Yodle's Marketing Essentials platform as a comprehensive and fully integrated local marketing automation solution for small businesses.

April 2014

March 2014

Website Magazine - March 31, 2014

In this article, Website Magazine highlights the benefits and functions of Yodle's social media automation offering.

SMB Marketing Tips - March 27, 2014

This article features Yodle's latest offering for local businesses — social media automation. The story includes comments from Yodle CEO Court Cunningham about how we are giving our clients the opportunity to maximize both customer retention and acquisition across our platform.

February 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek - February 28, 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek highlights Yodle’s “Small Business and Online Reviews Survey,” sharing that small business owners are ignoring online reviews.

TechCrunch - February 28, 2014

TechCrunch looks at the increasing number of startup successes in New York. The story references Yodle as an example of the strength of the marketing vertical in the New York startup scene.

Street Fight - February 25, 2014

Yodle CEO Court Cunningham talks to Street Fight about the challenges that small business owners have with securing online reviews and why they are skeptical about reviews sites.

Small Business Trends - February 10, 2014

Yodle Co-Founder and VP of Sales Operations Ben Rubenstein discusses the importance of recognizing customers for milestones they accomplish.

Business 2 Community - February 4, 2014

Business 2 Community cites the finding from Yodle’s Small Business Sentiment Survey that 52% of SMBs don’t have a website.

January 2014

Inc. - January 16, 2014

In this story on mobile online marketing, Yodle is mentioned as one of the companies that can help local business reach potential customers through mobile marketing and advertising campaigns.

December 2013

Three Things for Small-Businesses to Watch in 2014
Charlotte News Observer - December 31, 2013

Referencing data from Yodle’s Small Business Sentiment Survey, this article looks at what local and national small-business advocates should pay attention to in 2014.

FOX Business News - December 12, 2013

Yodle CEO Court Cunningham sits down with the editor-in-chief of Inc. Magazine on FOX Business News to discuss jobs growth and the importance of maintaining culture when a company is expanding.

Dental Economics - December 2, 2013

VIDEO: Dental Economics Chief Editor Dr. Joe Blaes chats with Yodle’s Allen Jorgensen about new developments around Lighthouse 360.

November 2013

October 2013

StreetFight Magazine - October 30, 2013

StreetFight commentator Damian Rollison explores reasons why small business owners need a website versus many social pages.

Wall Street Journal - October 21, 2013

Yodle chief information officer Eric Raab is featured in the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Report discussing what new CIOs should do during their first 100 days on the job.

ABC 9 Charlotte - October 15, 2013

Yodle hosts ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Charlotte office with Mayor Patsy Kinsey.

Crain's New York - October 6, 2013

Yodle is ranked #44 of the list of New York’s fastest growing companies for 2013.

AT&T Business Blog - October 4, 2013

What small business marketing techniques work best? That's one of the questions Yodle sought to answer in its first annual Small Business Sentiment Survey.

September 2013

CPA Practice Advisor - September 30, 2013

Small business owners are worried about healthcare, retirement and general finances, but it seems they are achieving an increased work-life balance, according to the Yodle Small Business Sentiment Survey.

Small Business Trends - September 17, 2013

According to the first annual Yodle Small Business Sentiment Survey, small business owners are enjoying a pretty decent work-life balance, they're working reasonable hours, taking vacations and generally loving what they do.

August 2013

Gwinnett Health IT Sector Primed for Growth
Gwinnett Magazine - August 29, 2013

Yodle-acquired Lighthouse Practice Management Group is recognized as a prominent IT health company.

StreetFight Magazine - August 29, 2013

Industry expert Damian Rollinson looks at Yodle’s Small Business Sentiment study reasoning that online presence may not be a top priority for many small businesses, even though small business marketing is growing.

StreetFight Magazine - August 23, 2013

StreetFight takes a look at new, hyperlocal, consumer-focused start-ups and their likelihood to fail if their business models don’t drive sales and marketing dollars. Countering that, the article calls out Yodle as a well-known startup that has established success in the hyper-local market.

FOX Small Business - August 23, 2013

A study by online marketing firm Yodle reveals that small businesses owners are glad they're doing what they're doing and a positive approach to work-life balance is one factor that contributes to their happiness.

CPA Practice Advisor - August 23, 2013

Yodle publishes its first annual Small Business Sentiment Survey, polling 306 small business owners nationwide across a large array of service industries to gain their perspective on work-life balance, professional and personal worries, and government and institutional.

Business News Daily - August 22, 2013

A study by online marketing firm Yodle reveals that small businesses owners are glad they’re doing what they’re doing and a positive approach to work-life balance is one factor that contributes to their happiness.

SMB Nation - August 22, 2013

SMB Nation looks at the top five concerns that American small business owners have both personally and professionally - results found in Yodle’s first annual small business sentiment survey.

StreetFight Magazine - August 22, 2013

StreetFight talks to Yodle CPMO Louis Gagnon to discuss they company’s first annual small business sentiment survey and why many small business owners are still not adopting modern technology and marketing approaches. The answer—complexity.

Screenwerk - August 22, 2013

Industry expert Greg Sterling comments on Yodle’s first annual small business sentiment survey, remaking that findings show most SMBs are very happy and not working excessive hours, which contradicts the image of SMB owners as time-starved and overwhelmed by the demands of running the business.

July 2013

June 2013

CareerBliss - June 6, 2013

CareerBliss strives to give people the information they need to “Choose Happy” careers. In this article, CareerBliss examines Yodle's strong focus on culture.

May 2013

Austin Business Journal - May 2, 2013

Yodle is named one of the top large companies to work for in central Texas for 2013.

Screenwerk - May 2, 2013

Screenwerk highlights an infographic that outlines key players in the local competitive landscape.

April 2013

Surgical Aesthetics - April 1, 2013

Surgical Aesthetics publishes 5 hot tips from Yodle’s Chief Product and Marketing Officer Louis Gagnon on how to make your medical practice’s website more effective.

March 2013

Upstart Business Journal - March 28, 2013

From getting carded in front of VCs to striking a business deal over a liposuction machine, Yodle co-founder Ben Rubenstein recounts stories from his early days atcYodle and highlights the best lessons he learned.

Time Magazine - March 26, 2013

This story features the benefits that Yodle customer Ron’s Auto Repair Center has derived from mobile online marketing. The article describes how the Iowa-based auto repair company is generating about $9,000 a month as a result of working with Yodle - all from mobile.

Small Business Computing - March 25, 2013

This story features the benefits that Yodle customer Ron's Auto Repair Center has derived from mobile online marketing. The article describes how the Iowa-based auto repair company is generating $9,000+ and approximately 25 clients a month as a result of working with Yodle - all from mobile.

Bloomberg TV - March 21, 2013

Yodle CEO Court Cunningham is a guest on Bloomberg TV's “Money Moves” show. Court discusses Yodle’s new relationship marketing product and the company’s growth. Court also talks about what’s most important to Yodle - delighting our customers and becoming an outsourced marketing department for small businesses.

Gwinnett Business Journal - March 20, 2013

The Gwinnett Business Journal features Yodle’s recent acquisition of Lighthouse Practice Management Group. The story covers the benefits of the acquisition and Yodle’s plans for growth in Georgia.

Study: March Madness Costing Companies
CBS Austin - March 18, 2013

This news story on CBS Austin covers Yodle’s culture and how the company is using “March Madness” as a positive incentive for the sales team. The story includes interviews in the Austin office with Yodle Co-founder and VP of Sales Operations Ben Rubenstein and a couple of other employees.

Crain's New York - March 10, 2013

Crain’s New York takes a look at the increase of small business owners adopting mobile marketing technologies and speaks with Yodle’s Chief Product and Marketing Officer Louis Gagnon.

Crain's New York - March 6, 2013

Crain’s looks at Yodle as one of Silicon Alley’s strongest IPO candidates and reports on the company’s acquisition of Lighthouse Practice Management Group.

StreetFight Magazine - March 5, 2013

Gordon Borrell, CEO of Borrell Associates, discusses how the local online marketing market will reach $24.5 billion by 2016, driven largely by growth in non-advertising marketing services including like SEO, website management, and social.

Yodle Acquires Gwinnett-based Software Firm
Gwinnett Business Journal - March 5, 2013

With the acquisition of Lighthouse Practice Management Group, Yodle will now have a strong relationship marketing complement to its customer acquisition marketing offerings.

Crain's New York - March 4, 2013

Yodle acquires Lighthouse Practice Management Group to expand its technology portfolio into relationship marketing.

February 2013

Surgical Aesthetics - February 1, 2013

Yodle gives insight into the role of paid ads for local online marketing.

January 2013

Austin Business Journal - January 4, 2013

The ABJ reports that the majority of the new jobs announced in the region in 2012 came from Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), Yodle Inc., General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), and Visa Inc. (NYSE: V).

December 2012

San Francisco Lawyer Magazine - December 21, 2012

The percentage of people who call or email a business after finding it on a mobile device is nearly double the rate of when they find a business through a desktop website. Yodle’s top marketing executive, Louis Gagnon, discusses how law practices are seeing significant increases in mobile search volume and offers advice on how law firms can position themselves to be found online through mobile devices.

International Facility Management Association - December 10, 2012

In its December newsletter, the IFMA interviews Yodle facility manager Jeff Wiggins about Yodle’s unique design and corporate sustainability efforts.

November 2012

Street Fight - November 28, 2012

Louis Gagnon, Yodle’s Chief Product and Marketing Officer, shares a few tips on what SMBs should do to fully leverage consumer mobile search trends.

Business Insider - November 25, 2012

Yodle CEO Court Cunningham highlights the company’s continued focus on scaling and growing its business in response to an inquiry around Yodle’s IPO potential. - November 23, 2012

Yodle CEO Court Cunningham offers advice to small business owners. Tips include having a website that is optimized for mobile search and claiming your local business on Google™ Maps (and other maps applications) to improve visibility in organic search engine results.

DM Confidential - November 21, 2012

In time for the Thanksgiving holiday, DM Confidential asks several online marketers what they are thankful for this year.

Business On Main - November 20, 2012

Yodle co-founder Ben Rubenstein & other successful entrepreneurs offer small business owners 12 tips for boosting sales in Q4.

Austin American Statesman - November 18, 2012

The Austin American Statesman lists Yodle as the #15 top workplace.

Human Resource Executive Online - November 15, 2012

HREOnline turns to Yodle VP of Human Resources Denise Stott to understand how STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education could address a scarcity in today’s talent market.

October 2012

Entrepreneur Journeys - October 25, 2012

In the beginning of this series, Sramana Mitra, the well-known Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur and business strategist, speaks with Yodle co-founders Ben Rubenstein and John Berkowitz about the company’s early start-up success.

Community Impact News - October 25, 2012

Community Impact News speaks with Yodle CEO Court Cunningham and Director of Corporate Communications Radley Moss about the company’s expansion in Austin, projected job growth in Austin, and Yodle’s involvement in the local community.

Austin Business Journal - October 23, 2012

Commercial real estate is hot in the city of Austin, Texas. Austin Business Journal reports some of the biggest office upgrades in the last three months including Yodle.

Ratchet+Wrench Magazine - October 8, 2012

Louis Gagnon, Chief Product and Marking Officer at Yodle, shares expert advice on what shop owners can do to get the most out of their websites as more and more customers are finding repair facilities online.

Midwest Roofer - October 1, 2012

Louis Gagnon, Yodle Chief Product and Marketing Officer, offers his perspective on the top marketing mistakes made by some roofing contractors as they establish a web presence to drive awareness, credibility, and ultimately leads that turn into new customers.

September 2012

Inc. - September 25, 2012

Scott Gerber, founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council, and John Berkowitz, co-founder of Yodle, offer sales advice to businesses.

Upstart Business Journal - September 24, 2012

Upstart Business Journal recognizes Yodle the largest company among the top 100 companies run by entrepreneurs under 30. Co-founders Ben Rubenstein and John Berkowitz talk about what it takes to become successful young entrepreneurs.

Fox 7 News Austin - September 19, 2012

CEO Court Cunningham speaks with a Fox News affiliate about the company’s new space and plan to hire hundreds of employees over the next five years.

Community Impact Newspaper - September 19, 2012

Representatives from the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Austin Community College, the governor’s office, Mayor Lee Leffingwell and City of Austin staff gather at the new Yodle office for the official ribbon cutting ceremony.

Fox 7 New Austin - September 19, 2012

Local affiliate Fox 7 reports on Yodle’s ribbon cutting ceremony and plans for expansion in Austin.

Austin American Statesman - September 19, 2012

Yodle celebrates the opening of its new office in Austin. CEO Court Cunningham discusses the company’s plans for additional hires, which will represent an investment of more than $100 million in the local economy.

Do Job Fairs Work
KEYE TV News Austin - September 11, 2012

Yodle speaks with CBS affiliate KEYE TV News about the company’s big hiring plans in Austin.

Franchising World - September 11, 2012

Franchises should understand how Google’s recent shift from Google Places to Google+ Local could affect their search engine rankings. In this guest article, Yodle Chief Product and Marketing Officer Louis Gangon breaks down the most significant changes and discusses how companies may need to respond.

August 2012

Dentistry IQ - August 23, 2012

In this guest post, Yodle Chief Product and Marketing Officer Louis Gagnon discusses Google’s recent changes to its local listings interface. Louis describes how these changes can affect the online presence of local businesses including dental practices.

Center for an Urban Future - August 16, 2012

This report covers how some small businesses in New York City still aren’t using websites, online ads and other technology tools, which is a huge missed opportunity. Yodle CEO Court Cunningham is quoted about his opinions on this issue on pages 13 and 27 of the report.

The Salary Reporter - August 9, 2012

Yodle Co-founder and VP of National Sales John Berkowitz speaks on the importance of talking to experienced businesspeople when considering sources for practical business advice.

July 2012

1851 Franchise Project - July 26, 2012

Yodle CEO Court Cunningham talks to the recently launched franchise publication about the importance of building a web presence, the best way to manage online reputation, and why it’s vital to have interesting content on a website.

Austin Business Journal - July 20, 2012

Yodle CFO Michael Gordon talks about the company’s plans in Austin. He also discusses what Yodle has done in Austin since acquiring ProfitFuel in May 2011.

Forbes - July 9, 2012

Yodle CEO Court Cunningham’s guest article outlines why local businesses should care about Google+ Local. Court looks at the reasons behind the changes that Google recently announced and the resulting impact, as well as Google’s evolution and vision in the social media space.

Local Search Insider - July 5, 2012

Reporting on Yodle’s mobile solution, this articles covers why “Yodle's bolder move into mobile is another indication that local businesses must have the broadest possible advertising mix to reach their target audiences.”

Website Magazine - July 1, 2012

Story on Yodle’s integrated mobile online marketing solution for its small business customers that covers how $#8220;mobile is the channel of the future.$#8221;

June 2012 - June 26, 2012

Small Business Trends talks with the country's most promising young entrepreneurs to explore the question: “What's your best tip for increasing customer loyalty?” John Berkowitz, Yodle Co-founder and VP of National Accounts, explains the importance of educating customers. - June 25, 2012

Yodle ranked number nine on Crain’s New York Fast 50 list of companies with the highest revenue growth.

Austin Business Journal - June 8, 2012

In this announcement, Yodle is cited as a sponsor of an interactive resume workshop designed to help students prepare for a job in sales.

Bloomberg Television - June 6, 2012

In this interview on Bloomberg TV’s “Money Moves”, Yodle CEO Court Cunningham talks about the company’s growth and value proposition, as well as some industry trends. - June 3, 2012

Here’s Crain’s New York Business guide to the fastest-changing scene in town. Yodle is “Buzzworthy.”

The Wall Street Journal - June 3, 2012

This article discusses new tactics Google is using to step up their game when it comes to local online advertising. Yodle CEO, Court Cunningham, shares his thoughts around Google’s partner program.

May 2012 - May 29, 2012

Small Business Trends talks with members of the YEC (Young Entrepreneur Council). Yodle Co-founder and VP of National Accounts, John Berkowitz, answers the question, “What's one piece of advice you have for entrepreneurs who are just starting to hire C-level talent?” - May 15, 2012

Small Business Trends asks members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) “What's your most creative tip for growing sales when customers are still leery of opening their wallets?” Yodle co-founder and VP of national accounts, John Berkowitz, gives valuable advice. - May 10, 2012

In this article, we hear from Ben Rubenstein, Yodle co-founder and regional vice president of sales, as the YEC (Young Entrepreneur Council) shares tips for keeping startup costs under control in the early stage of a new company.

USA Today - May 4, 2012

USA Today talks with a handful of entrepreneurs about their experiences starting up a business in college. In this article, Yodle Co-founder and Regional Vice President of Sales Ben Rubenstein shares some of his experience founding Yodle in college in 2005.

March 2012

February 2012

AIESEC Life - February 10, 2012

This article features Ben Rubenstein’s speaking appearance at an AIESEC Life event, a student run organization. The piece profiles Ben’s presentation on the growth of Yodle and his experience and background in sales.

January 2012

Crain's New York - January 19, 2012

This article highlights Yodle’s foray into Canada through a partnership with Rogers Communications. Nyla Ahmad, Rogers Communications’ vice president of local digital, explains how the partnership helps them leverage the Internet to connect with local businesses. - January 18, 2012

This article spotlights Yodle’s leap into the international market via its partnership with Canadian media company Rogers Communications. Yodle CEO Court Cunningham talks about why the partnership is a good fit. Cunningham also says that more customers means more complaints but explains how that’s a valuable source for improving and expanding on products.