NEW YORK, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext, the location information software company, today announced that it is adding Bing to its PowerListings network. By using Yext data, Bing users will receive accurate location information on their local search results straight from the business owners themselves.
In a recent study, industry analysts Greg Sterling and Andrew Shotland shared the impact of missing listings to businesses with incomplete information - $10.3 billion. As a solution, Yext gives businesses the ability to ensure their presence on local search experiences and to control their local content on the 45+ local search engines, applications and mapping sites in the PowerListings network. By adding Bing, Yext customers ranging from the Fortune 100 to local retailers will now be able to reach Bing's audience of more than 165 million unique consumer monthly visitors.
"Bing is one of the most powerful search experiences on the web, helping people discover and find local businesses," said Howard Lerman, Yext CEO and Co-Founder. "We've built our software and our PowerListings network to allow businesses to own and manage their local content, helping leading publishers like Bing get accurate and rich local information to their users."
Yext (http://www.yext.com) is the location information software that businesses trust to collect, manage, and distribute their location information everywhere. With the PowerListings Network of 50 publishers, businesses can instantly update their listings and reach more than 150 million potential customers every month. For more information about Yext visit www.yext.com.
Contact: Allison Tepley, Yext