NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Yext, the global leader in Digital Location Management, announced it has again expanded the PowerListings Network and strengthened its international footprint with the addition of two new global publishers, Brownbook.net and Yalwa, and UK news site Belfast Newsletter.
Brownbook.net, based in the UK, is the world's largest global business directory and displays listing information for 35 million businesses across 229 countries worldwide. Yalwa is a fast-growing global online business directory that provides businesses with free local advertising in over 60 countries worldwide and across 5 major languages. The easy-to-use platform gives business owners full autonomy to manage their listings 24/7, and offers more than a thousand different product and service categories.
Yext today also added Belfast Newsletter, one of Northern Ireland's main daily newspapers, to its publisher network. The Belfast Newsletter's site is a comprehensive information and entertainment portal stemming from one of the oldest English language daily newspapers in the world, and has a daily circulation of over 20,000.
"The PowerListings Network is the largest and most powerful publisher network in the world, and with each new global publisher that we add, we further solidify our status as the industry leader with the most effective and scalable digital location management solution on the market," said Howard Lerman, Yext's Co-Founder and CEO. "Yext is proud to add these partners to our network, and we look forward to continuing this momentum as we expand our operations."
Yext powers location data for over 500,000 businesses worldwide, with a mission to put perfect location information in every hand and help people go places. Yext also recently launched a revolutionary new product, Xone, to help brands engage more effectively with their mobile audiences once they arrive in local stores and after they have left. For more information, you can contact your account manager or visit our website at www.yext.com.
Yext is the global Digital Location Management (DLM) leader, helping over 500,000 business locations reach mobile consumers across a network of 100+ app, map, directory, search engine, and social media partners including Apple, Bing, Facebook, Foursquare, Yahoo, and Yelp and engage them with our three core products, PowerListings, Pages, and Xone. Yext's mission is to enable the world's 50 million businesses to harness the power of location and drive face-to-face and digital interactions that boost customer engagement, build audiences, and increase sales.
Based in the heart of New York City with a growing team of over 400 employees worldwide, Yext has been recognized as one of America's fastest growing companies by the Inc. 500 (#212 in 2015), one of Forbes Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015) and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014). For more information, please visit www.yext.com.