Position Technologies and Factual Partner for Business Listing Data
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 24th, 2014
Geneva, IL – Position Technologies announced the addition of Factual Inc. to the network of sites for which they manage and distribute local business listings for Fortune 500 brands.
Jim Stob, founder and CEO of Position Technologies said, “The ecosystem for local business listing information is constantly evolving. The complex network of web sites, services and data relationships that make up this ecosystem are very challenging to navigate. Position Technologies’ products and services enable brands to proactively manage their business listing information across the entire ecosystem.”
Jim Stob added, “We’re excited to add Factual to our network of top search engines, map services and data aggregators. Factual is an innovative company that has created a name for itself in a space that was traditionally owned by a handful of data aggregators.”
Tyler Bell, VP of Product at Factual said, “We are very pleased to launch today the Factual Trusted Data Contributor Program. These organizations work directly with business and brands, and in-turn ensure that their data is represented accurately in Factual. We have selected a limited number of partners who provide high-quality data to Factual and equally excellent service to their customers.”
“Whether you are a small business or a Fortune 500 company with 10,000 locations, managing business listing information is critical to driving customers through the door of their locations. Consumers are actively searching for local businesses and services. The intent to purchase locally is very high. It’s important that business listings be accurate, rich with content and create an overall positive experience for users. Adding Factual to our existing network of the top search engines, social media platforms, online maps, data aggregators and GPS navigation systems offers our customers a truly comprehensive solution.” said Jim Stob.
About Position Technologies:
Position Technologies provides a suite of products and services focused on local data management, feed building, business listings distribution and reputation monitoring. Their products are utilized by agencies and national brands to create, manage and distribute local business listings information across the Internet.
Factual is a data company that helps make sense of what’s happening in the physical world, enabling developers, publishers, and advertisers to build more relevant and personalized mobile experiences using the context of location. Factual’s real-time data stack builds and maintains data on a global scale, with Factual’s core Global Places data covering over 65 million local businesses and points of interest in 50 countries. Factual’s Geopulse products, built on top of its Global Places data, provide industry leading real-time location targeting and location-based audience capabilities. For more information, visit:
Position Technologies Contact:
Position Technologies Global Headquarters
2000 South Batavia Ave.
Geneva, IL 60134