Bing Launches UK Local Listings, But Outsourced

Just a quick one – you can now get yourself listed on Bing Local Listings (Maps) via this website:

In a somewhat odd step, considering they have their own Local Business Centre in the States, Bing has outsourced the provision of local listing data to a company called 118 Information. Clicking the “get started” link on takes you to a special page on their site, where you must search for your business by phone number/post code and if it isn’t listed, you can add your details and get a call within the next working day. I strongly suspect this will involve an element of sales, not least as the website professes to provide data for all these:

One other thing I noticed is that for some reason, the submission form is very broken in my browser – no tabbing, use of cursor keys or even delete! Way to go on the accessibility front…

3 thoughts on “Bing Launches UK Local Listings, But Outsourced

  1. any one know how you report duplicates to UK bing local or ask them how to review problems like you can in google places

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