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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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Could you imagine if you visited the website of a restaurant and they forgot to include their hours of operation? You would be left wondering: How late do they serve food? What time do they open for breakfast? Are they open on Sunday? What if a bank did the same thing? With those variable weekend
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Three months have passed since the term "Mobilegeddon" was coined after Google launched its algorithm change to boost the mobile search rank of mobile-friendly websites and likewise drop that of non-mobile friendly sites. The drama leading up to the change resulted in somewhat of a let-
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Making money in advertising is a much tougher business these days unless you are Google or Facebook.  USA Today reports that the New York Times used to make $100 million a month in advertising with a subscriber base of 1.5 million to its print newspaper 20 years ago.  Today, it has about the same
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We create a lot of data today.  IBM estimates our daily production of data is 2.5 exabytes.  That’s 2.5 billion gigabytes.  Every day. Yet that volume is still growing, and while there’s been some dispute over the rate of increase, they are all incredible numbers.  One estimate from forme
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The idea of talking to computers just hasn’t been the same since Kubrick’s iconic 1968 film “2001: A Space Odyssey.” Thankfully our mobile devices have much less control over our literal life than HAL 9000 did, but their increasing presence in our day-to-day is having a pretty unique effect
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Given the technical and organizational complexities tied to executing an online video strategy, local media organizations may be better suited partnering with experts. But when it comes to finding and selecting a partner, what should media organizations be looking for and what can they expect from t
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YP has introduced a new mobile display advertising product for SMBs called ypDisplay. This new offering joins a family of other digital marketing services and search-related products, which have been introduced in the past several months. I spoke to YP CTO Darren Clark about the announcement and t
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At the Local Search Association (LSA), we have seen increased activity in legislation seeking to impose publisher liability for any content a publisher distributes or displays including advertising or marketing. This is a public policy issue that can have severe consequences for anyone in the stream
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