Two of the three biggest newspaper publishers in the U.S. have recently announced that they’re selling marketing services to small/local businesses … and those services include things like SEO, local search marketing, and more. U.S. Newspapers Start Selling SEO
2010-05-23 - [SearchEngineLand.com
That must be a nice gig for the SEO firms handling that White Label stuff.
So now we have the Newspapers acting as SEO Affiliates?
What's next? SEO at Walmart? They already have it at Sam's Club®.
All you push button SEOs are on notice. Your business model just got nicked by the newspapers. ;)
Based on the research I performed into the SEO firms providing the backend services, it appears to be mostly API stuff e.g. Local Business Center, Maps, etc. Of course there is an upsell for local advertising via PPC and other methods. ;)
What do you think? Will it work?