Wesley Young

Wesley Young is the Local Search Association’s vice president of Public Policy. He blogs about the industry on the Local Search Insider blog.

Performance

How to survive Google’s new local search world

Google has made some significant changes in the area of local search. Contributor Wesley Young gives an overview of the important changes and shares tips on how to keep your local business visible in the search results.

Experience

7 ways protections for online content are being eroded

Recent changes to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act raise questions about how safe from liability publishers will continue to be for user-generated or third-party content. Contributor Wesley Young discusses threats on the horizon to those protections.

Performance

Why we need to fight fake reviews

As a business owner, are you tempted to slip in a few positive reviews since you think everyone is doing it? Resist, says Contributor Wesley Young.

Performance

6 ways IoT will make local search for SMBs scalable

Don't turn your attention away from the Internet of Things just yet. Contributor Wesley Young contends that the data provided by connected devices could help smaller players better compete with the big guys.