NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext announced today that it has added 7 new leading international publishers to the PowerListings® Network. The launch of these new partnerships strengthens Yext's global network reach across Canada, the Netherlands, the US, and the UK, providing customers with unprecedented global presence for their listings.
This expansion bolsters the UK PowerListings Network, with 4 of the 7 new publishers becoming a part of that network, including 192.com, AccessPlace, Bizwiki.co.uk, and TownPages.com. Additionally, Yext added Soleo in the US and Canada, Profile Canada in Canada, and Buurtlink in the Netherlands.
"Our consistent network growth and sustained international expansion reinforce Yext as the best mobile audience engagement platform for businesses worldwide," said Howard Lerman, Yext Co-Founder and CEO. "The PowerListings Network is the first and only global listings network in the world, and with each publisher partner we add we create an even more powerful and effective solution for our customers. We're extremely proud of the progress we've achieved so far in our global expansion, and aim to continue this momentum going forward."
Yext has achieved considerable growth since launching internationally late last year, which demonstrates how fundamental and universal the need is for a strong digital presence, no matter the business city, country, or industry.
Mobile adoption and engagement only continue to rise, and every business wants to reach more of these mobile consumers in the moment they're searching and turn them into store visitors. Yext's technology helps brands tap the power of their store locations to ensure local customers always find - and choose - their business.
Yext is the global Digital Location Management (DLM) leader, helping over 500,000 business locations reach mobile consumers across a network of 100+ app, map, directory, search engine, and social media partners including Apple, Bing, Facebook, Foursquare, Yahoo, and Yelp. Yext's mission is to enable the world's 50 million businesses to tap into the power of location and drive face-to-face and digital interactions that boost customer engagement, build audiences, and increase sales through three core products—PowerListings®, Pages, and Xone™.
Yext is based in the heart of New York City with over 400 employees operating worldwide in Chicago, Dallas, Washington D.C., London, Porto and Berlin. Yext has been recognized as one of America's fastest growing companies by the Inc. 500 (#212 in 2015), one of Forbes Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015) and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014 & 2015). Learn more about how Yext helps people go places at yext.com.