So here in Taiwan, Yahoo is still King. It is one of about 4 countries where Yahoo outperforms Google. In fact, Yahoo is co-owned by a Taiwanese guy, and it is the single most visited website in Taiwan. Yahoo.com.tw also has way more options and services than a single search engine. Anyway, I have some friends with businesses here in Taipei, and their websites do OK, but I think with my knowledge I can help them to rank a lot higher in Yahoo and Google. (Google IS slowly increasing in useage here). My question is though, do the same local marketing methods in this classroom apply to yahoo? I imagine using "Taipei" in their keywords is going to work no matter what search engine is being used, but would things like Google places, google +, and local directory lists (yelp.com etc) boost Yahoo local rankings too? Any ideas?
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magistudios Premium Plus
Could you provide a sample screenshot of a typical local business search using Yahoo in Taiwan? By looking the serp, I could help you out.

For example, maid service or carpet cleaning
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bryonbrewer Premium
Ok, I typed "Maid cleaning service taipei" into yahoo.com.tw and here is a screenshot of the results: http://d.pr/i/yJRA I don't know if it is of any use (especially as there's a lot of chinese in the way)..I always use Google to do my searches but the majority of Taiwanese use yahoo and as they are the target demographics I'm gonna have to get familiar with yahoo.
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magistudios Premium Plus
OK, from what I can see, there is no local directory stuff for Taipei.

So a strategy would be to focus on the initial keyword and local area within the content of the clients site.

Other strategies you'd want to look into is search 'taipei business directory' and see what listings come up where you can add your clients' site and details.
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bryonbrewer Premium
Ok awesome, straight forward stuff, thanks for that Jay
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