This thread jogged my memory, listened to an interview a while back w/ Thumbtack's founder. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WESxBX0HxT8
I've bid on a handful of Thumbtack projects myself, but wasn't thrilled with the lack of response from the companies that were looking for help. If I'm...
In early 2013 I submitted approx two dozen sites for the same client to Nokia Maps, and the postcards rarely got to the business locations. I tried multiple times to get the postcards resent, with the same poor results.
It was especially frustrating since Bing was displaying bad pin locations...
Mapquest also has a blog post on the topic, it seems to cover some of your concerns.
How You Manage Your Business on MapQuest Is Changing
It seems they'll be leaning on Localeze to care for changes/corrections to existing listings...
Guess Mapquest's love affair with local search has ended. :confused: Received this email today from Mapquest & Yext:
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 9:46 PM
MapQuest Local Business Center is Shutting Down
Good morning Linda, can I suggest this as a future webinar topic? I work with Frank Clark at Trusted Photo Maryland, he's one of Google's 2012 Business Photos award winners. We could go through the process & address some of the questions your readers have. david @ trustedphotomd dot com if you'd...