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Wesley Young
Works at Local Search Association
Attended Baylor Law School
Lives in Plano, Texas
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  • Baylor Law School
    JD, 1992 - 1995
  • Baylor University
    BBA, Finance, 1988 - 1992
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  • Local Search Association
    VP Public Affairs, 2012 - present
  • Premier Institute
    General Counsel, 2009 - 2012
  • ADE, Inc.
    General Counsel, 2007 - 2009
  • Baron & Budd, P.C.
    Senior Associate, 1996 - 2006
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Last October I covered how Facebook had expanded the use of its ad service, Audience Network, to display Facebook ads in apps outside of Facebook. The move significantly increased ad space inventory and reach for its 2.5 million advertisers while utilizing the same creatives, content and targeting
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We have all been waiting for Facebook to make a big splash in local search. Instead, we have been hit with a few small ripples here and there over the past several years. Whether it was the launch of “Graph Search” or “Nearby Places”, Facebook has generated buzz in the industry without having any su
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While 66% of marketers think that they are doing an excellent or very good job at personalizing advertisements or marketing communications, only 31% of consumers report that companies are consistently doing so according to a study by Forrester. Forrester’s paper, The Contextual Marketing Impera
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At my agency in Minneapolis, we recently had a client come to us with a need to get search engine visibility in the Minneapolis area, but also expand to L.A. Local SEO optimization for one location is one story but how can we serve search engines the relevant data they need to best represent multipl
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We're working hard to make LSA 16 valuable, practical -- and different. Not the same old blah, blah, blah. Examples include our Sales Executive Workshop on Monday March 7 (which will be excellent). Following that on March 8 - 9 there will be in-depth discussions of SMB issues (e.g., retentio
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Now that Facebook's Universal Search includes public posts, columnist Wesley Young takes a look at the pros and cons of using Facebook for Local Search.
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